Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Continuing and Professional Education from Dominican

 The Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University (River Forest) offers a variety of professional and continuing education courses at the University. Some are a part of a series, some are individual workshops, but all look to be interesting and fufilling. 

First is a three part series about library management: Practical Tools for Challenging Times. Held at the Matteson Public Library the topics and dates/times are as follows.

Tapping into the Positive Side of Conflict
September 12, 9 am-1 pm

Managing Stress and Change
October 17, 9 am-1 pm 

Creative Problem Solving
November 14, 9 am-1 pm

Sign up for all three or the one that best suits you.

The next series is targeted at all library employees: Workplace Survival Skills. Held at Dominican University, the topics and dates/times are as follows.

Positive Responses to Challenging Situations
September 13, 9 am-1 pm

Bouncing Back During Times of Change
October 18, 9 am-1 pm 

Another series which may be of interest to school librarians is the three session 'crash course' on readers' advisory.

Readers’ Advisory: Zero-to-Sixty in 3 Steps
Presented by Joyce Saricks and held October 17, November 7, and November 28 from 1 pm – 4 pm, this series is aimed at those new to readers' advisory or who are looking to brush up their skills and learn what's out there.

Finally, on November 1 from 9:30-4:30, Dr. Peggy Sharp will be at Dominican to discuss:

What’s New: The Best of Children’s Literature 2012 

This event will be held at Dominican's Priory campus, approximately 1/2 mile east of the main campus.

For more information, prices, and how to register, visit Dominican University GSLIS Continuing and Professional Education site. 

No comments:

Post a Comment