Learn how to run great webinars in new workshop
For Immediate Release
CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular workshop, How to Run Great Webinars, with Dan Freeman. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.
No matter what kind of library you work in, you know that librarianship is a profession that requires constant training and constant learning. Webinars—live training sessions conducted online—are an easy and effective way to provide training to people regardless of their physical location. They save you money by eliminating the need for travel and allow instructors to sync up with students in different time zones and all over the world.
When you conduct a webinar, not only do you create an interactive, dynamic and flexible training resource, but one that can be recorded for future use. In this new workshop, Dan Freeman, ALA Publishing’s online learning manager, will give you the information you need to run effective, productive webinars that fit your needs and budget.
In this workshop, you'll learn about topics such as:
- defining webinars and their benefits; comparing online to in-person presentation;
- choosing the right webinar platform for your needs and budget;
- how to shape your content into a great online presentation;
- why librarians love webinars; how to make an event ideal for a library audience;
- assessing the effectiveness of your online training.
About the Instructor:
Dan Freeman is the online learning manager for ALA Publishing. In this capacity he has run hundreds of webinars and dozens of online courses for library audiences and been involved in all facets of their production, from marketing to content and presentation and assessment. He holds an M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has worked in several different library environments.
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