ACRL e-Learning Webcasts

Live Webcasts

ACRL's online courses and webcasts and designed to meet the demands of your schedule and budget.  ACRL e-Learning webcasts are live events 60-90 minutes in length. Webcasts take place in an interactive, online classroom environment with one user/one login. A group registration allows an institution to project the Webcast to participants in the same location.  ACRL webcasts are recorded; recordings are made available to registrants shortly after the live event.

April 2016

Learning Analytics Part Two - Privacy and the Online Classroom: Learning Analytics, Ethical Considerations, and Responsible Practice (April 13, 2016)
During this three-part webcast series, explore the advantages and opportunities of learning analytics as a tool which uses student data to demonstrate library impact and to identify learning weaknesses. Find out how librarians can initiate learning analytics initiatives on their campuses and contribute to existing collaborations.

No Librarian Left Behind: Building a Structured Mentoring Program For Organizations of All Sizes (April 27, 2016)
During this interactive webcast, learn about the strengths and weaknesses of various mentoring models.  It might be hard to know when one’s institution is mentoring its librarians well, but it’s easy to know when an institution is mentoring poorly. Poor mentoring can be a factor in individuals failing to advance, low retention, and can result in problematic workplace culture, while reinforcing structural inequities.

May 2016

A Library for the Whole Student: Creating a Culture of Health & Wellness at your Library (May 10, 2016)
Across the country, colleges and universities are launching robust wellness initiatives to meet the needs of their students, faculty and staff. Join this panel of librarians from the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University as we examine the role of the library in larger wellbeing initiatives, and the value that libraries can bring to these programs.

Learning Analytics Part Three - Moving Beyond Counts and Check Marks: Bringing the Library into Campus-Wide Learning Analytics Programs (May 11, 2016)
During this three-part webcast series, explore the advantages and opportunities of learning analytics as a tool which uses student data to demonstrate library impact and to identify learning weaknesses. Find out how librarians can initiate learning analytics initiatives on their campuses and contribute to existing collaborations.

Accessibility in Action (May 18, 2016)
Recent Office of Civil Rights settlements involving higher education are prompting institutions to reexamine electronic and information technology accessibility. In this webcast, the presenters will review the impacts of these settlements and changes in the law, and how to ensure libraries instructional content is accessible.

July 2016

Modern Pathfinders: Easy Techniques to Make Better Research Guides (July 20, 2016)
Librarians put many hours into creating research guides, and usage studies have shown that students use them very little. Learn some effective techniques of instructional design and web usability that any librarian can apply to make online guides better and more useful to your students, whether you’re using LibGuides or a home-brew system.