School Library Practice in Blended & Online Learning
Libraries play a vital role in learner achievement. Whether schools are brick and mortar, blended, or entirely online, library services are critical. This course explores all aspects of contemporary school libraries, from collaborative digital instruction and curation to reading promotion and meaningful making to support inquiry.
Whether schools are brick and mortar, blended, or entirely online, library services and instruction are critical for learner achievement. Librarians must be prepared to meet the needs of both their professional colleagues and students regardless of setting. This course explores all aspects of contemporary school libraries, including: strategies for meeting AASL Standards through collaborative online media literacy and inquiry instruction, curating digital resources, developing engaging online library platforms, promoting reading across platforms and meaningful making for inquiry learning.
*Participants in this course will have a mandatory, synchronous, video conference session. The date and time are listed on each course registration page.
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This class was really well organized and planned. The professor was a huge help and motivator. Overall, I loved this course and found it very beneficial.N.R., Librarian
This course was fabulous for me as a librarian! It was directly related to my current situation and allowed for hands on assignments that I immediately put to use. Brenda provided so much support...articles, websites, feedback on assignments, answers to questions, resources and options to learn from and more!S.H., Librarian
My school is going 1:1 in the next 2 years. This course has allowed me to start planning how I will be changing the resources available and also ways I can deliver instruction differently to my patrons.E.H., Librarian
I was able to put things I was learning into practice as I was learning them. The content more than met my expectations.M.K., Librarian
Well organized, great resources shared. Easy to manage but I still got a out out of it.C.W., Librarian
Excellent and relevant use of time.K.G., Librarian
GREAT COURSE taught by great instructorC.W., Tech Specialist
Highly beneficial and organized course.K.F., Librarian
I will be creating more curriculum related online pathfinders, more video instruction, and more online lessons.J.C., Librarian
This was a wonderfully balanced class. The readings and discussions were thoughtful and research-based, and then we created projects that we could use RIGHT AWAY in our teaching environments.E.H., Librarian
This course gave me some new ideas on how to proceed with a virtual library presence.J.C., Librarian