Magazine article American Libraries

Preconferences and Special Events. (Conference)

Magazine article American Libraries

Preconferences and Special Events. (Conference)

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The following events require pre-registration. After each event description is a code, and a price list. For the events you wish to attend, please copy the code and your fee cost onto the registration form in the space provided.

To find your fee cost, please use the following key:

All registration, preconference and special event fees are listed in US Dollars.

Key: Advance: Registration rates for registration before May 9.

DM= Division member: this rate applies to members of the division sponsoring or cosponsoring the event.

AM=Association member: this rate applies to members of ALA or CLA.

NM=Non-Member: this rate applies to people who are not a member of ALA or CLA.

S=Student: this rate applies to library school students.

R=Retired Member: this rate applies to retired members of ALA or CLA.



How Can a Teacher Librarian Affect Student Learning

Thursday, June 19, 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Friday, June 20 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Through hands-on experiences, speakers, small group discussion and reflection, participants in this 11/2 day preconference will be equipped with a conceptual framework and tools they can adapt and apply to their programs.

Fees: AASL/CSLA members: USD $140; AM: USD $180 *;NM: USD $240

* includes USD $40 division membership. Event Code: AA1


Planning Collaborative Spaces in Libraries: An ACRL/CNI Preconference

Friday, June 20, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The need for technology-enhanced spaces for service delivery, teaching & learning, and multi-media production in the library is increasing, and many institutions are repurposing or renovating spaces for expanded use. These new types of collaborative spaces include Information Commons, Learning Collaboratories, and Multimedia Studios. During this session, intended for librarians playing a leadership role in a planning process, learn about best practices and models, explore the different types of collaborative spaces, examine budget components and resource models, develop an action plan, and receive a planning checklist to use at your institution.

Fees: Advance: ACRL/CACUL members: USD $150; AM: USD $195; NM: USD $235; S: USD $95. Onsite: ACRL/CACUL members: USD $160; AM: USD $205; NM: USD $245; S: USD $95. Event Code: AC2

Planning Instructional Opportunities for Targeted Populations

Friday, June 20, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Discover how to target outreach and instruction to specific user groups, avoiding the "one-size-fits-all" approach to instructional planning. Explore the characteristics of specific populations and consider strategies for assessing the particular needs ot a group in order to appropriately customize your instruction program. improve your teaching practices and find out how you can enhance student learning.

Fees: ACRL/CACUL members: USD $195; AM: USD $240; NM: USD $275; S: USD $85. Event Code: AC1


Adventures in E-Learning CLENERT

Friday, June 20, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Staff and professional development will continue to be a critical area for librarians. Adventures in E-Learning will examine a variety of programs that use electronic learning.

Fees: CLENERT Member: USD $150; AM: USD $165 *; NM: USD $215 *; * Includes CLENERT membership. Event Code: CT1

Diversity Leadership Institute - Action @ Your Library! Diversity Office

Thursday, June 19, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Friday, June 20, 7:45 am - 2:00 pm

Do you want to be a diversity leader but don't know where to begin? Diversity leadership can be accomplished from any position in an organization -- from student assistant to library dean or director. This institute will examine the concepts of diversity and leadership and provide action-oriented techniques and resources to assist you in furthering diversity and diversity initiatives in your workplace. …

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