CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) is now accepting registrations for its “Accidental Public Library Technology Trainer” course. This four-week blended learning course begins Feb. 1 and is designed for library professionals who have unexpectedly found themselves responsible for technology training at their library.
Librarian, author and trainer Stephanie Gerding will guide participants through a highly interactive combination of live webinars, independent assignments and online discussions from Feb. 1 to Feb. 28. See the full syllabus here.
As a result of taking the course, participants will know how to help others learn; will be able to incorporate hands-on activities that increase learning, participation and retention; will be able to organize, design, and share workshop materials to create a learning community; and will know best training practices from other libraries and experienced trainers;
Pricing for the four-week “Accidental Public Library Technology Trainer” course is $129.00 for PLA members, $159 for ALA members, and $179 for nonmembers.