Online Courses

ACRL's online courses and webcasts and designed to meet the demands of your schedule and budgetACRL e-Learning courses are multi-week, online courses delivered through the Moodle platform.  Course activities are primarily asynchronous and require approximately three to five hours a week.

October 2014

Managing Change in Academic Libraries (October 13-November 3, 2014)
Change can be difficult to deal with in any workplace, but the fast pace of change in libraries is particularly difficult.  Designed for library supervisors who will need to lead staff (at any level) through change, learn about the potential impact of the stress of change, and how to properly prepare others and one’s self for change.

Preparing for Accreditation: An Introduction for Librarians (October 20-November 7, 2014)
This course will assist librarians in preparing for accreditation and will take a “how to do it” approach with an emphasis on compiling evidence, writing persuasive self-study documents, and creating long-term plans as part of and aligned with institutional accreditation efforts.

January 2015

From Tutorials to Courses: Building an Engaging Online Learning Experience for Your Audience (January 19-February 6, 2015)
This multi-week course will cover on how to effectively create an online learning experience at either the tutorial or course level. Learn how to write course goals and measurable learning objectives, create a sense of community, design or locate online education resources, and assess student learning.

April 2015

What You Need to Know about Writing Data Management Plans (April 27-May 15, 2015)
Join two experienced data management plan consultants with experience in liaison librarianship and information technology as they demonstrate how all librarians have the ability to successfully consult on data management plan. Each week will include assigned readings, a written lecture, discussion questions, weekly assignments, and live chats with the instructors.