AASL offers webinar on iTunes U and the school librarian

For Immediate Release
Thu, 02/26/2015


Jennifer Habley

Manager, Web Communications

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



CHICAGO – Participants will explore the largest repository of free content in the world through the lens of the school librarian in the newest webinar from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). Presented by school librarian and Apple Distinguished Educator Cheryl Boes, “iTunes U & You: Digital Content in the School Library” will take place at 6 p.m. Central on Thursday, March 5. For more information and to register, visit ecollab.aasl.org.

Boes will demonstrate how iTunes U has revolutionized the way educators create, share and engage with students. Participants will investigate a variety of collections from K-12 & higher education institutions and learn how to curate content specific to school curricula. Participants will also be introduced to building a course, uploading content and engaging in online discussions using an iPad, Mac or PC.

Cheryl Boes is a school librarian who shares her love of literature through engaging lessons that incorporate technology. She has 20 years of experience in the classroom and media center with Utica Community Schools, the second largest district in Michigan. As an Apple Distinguished Educator, Cheryl presents at local, state and national conferences.

Attendance during the live presentation of “iTunes U & You” is open to all. Only AASL members and AASL eCOLLAB subscribers will have access to the webinar archive. A seat in the live webinar is guaranteed to the first 100 attendees. To register, visit “Upcoming Webinars” at ecollab.aasl.org.

eCOLLAB | Your eLearning Laboratory: Content Collaboration Community, a repository of AASL professional development, provides members and subscribers with a central location to find and manage their elearning as well as to connect with others in the learning community. eCOLLAB contains webcasts, podcasts and resources from various AASL professional development events, as well as access to a read-only version of the latest issue of Knowledge Quest. To begin utilizing eCOLLAB or to subscribe, visit ecollab.aasl.org.

The American Association of School Librarians, www.aasl.org, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), empowers leaders to transform teaching and learning.