Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age: Apps and E-Books in Storytime On-Demand Webinar

PLA On-Demand Webinars logoStorytime has joined the digital age, and incorporating digital media into collections and programming is now an essential part of children’s librarianship. Join PLA and instructor Cen Campbell for this on-demand webinar that tackles this new territory. Cen explores mobile apps and e-books and shares practical techniques for integrating these tools into traditional early literacy programming. Participants will feel empowered to offer high-quality, book-based and educational media recommendations, model healthy media behavior, and effectively communicate with parents on the positive and negative implications of media consumption on very young children.

This archived webinar was originally presented April 17, 2013.

Running time: 58 minutes

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this on-demand webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Translate a traditional storytelling technique into the digital realm,
  • Model healthy media behavior in early literacy programming, and
  • Incorporate digital media into Every Child Ready to Read, Mother Goose on the Loose, and other early literacy programs.

Who Should Purchase

Children's librarians and library paraprofessional and support staff in public and school libraries who work with young children. Children’s librarians and library staff who will be involved with planning, preparing and presenting workshops for adults on early literacy and school readiness.

Instructor

Cen Campbell, InstructorCen Campbell is a children’s librarian at the Santa Clara County (Calif.) Library District and the Mountain View (Calif.) Public Library, as well as a children’s digital services consultant at LittleeLit.com. She has driven a bookmobile; managed branch libraries; developed innovative programs for babies, young children, and teens; and now helps other libraries incorporate digital media into their early literacy programming. She attended the California State Library’s Eureka Leadership Institute in 2008 and now serves on the ALSC Children & Technology Committee.


Dates & Times

Available 24/7

Continuing Education Credits

PLA does not award credit hours, or CEUs, for its on-demand webinars and cannot verify participation.

Fee

Individual

  • $28 each (less 10% discount for ALA/PLA members)

Group

  • $119 each (less 10% discount for ALA/PLA members)

If access to this on-demand webinar will be shared with multiple people—viewing either on an individual basis or gathered together in a single location—then the group rate applies.

This on-demand webinar is intended for the sole use of the purchaser, whether an individual or group. Redistribution or rebroadcast to another individual or group other than the purchaser is prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation.

Technical Requirements

To playback this on-demand webinar you should have the newest version of Adobe Flash Player installed and Javascript enabled in your web browser. A fast Internet connection and computer is recommended.

We suggest that groups, especially larger groups, plan ahead to use an LCD/LED projector in the room to project the webinar recording. Groups will also want to have speakers capable of amplifying the webinar audio for the entire room.

How to Purchase

Purchase from the ALA Store:

If access to this on-demand webinar will be shared with multiple people—viewing either on an individual basis or gathered together in a single location—then the group rate applies.

The purchase of this on-demand webinar will include instructions and a password to access the archived recording of the webinar. You'll have access to the on-demand webinar for one year from date of purchase.

This on-demand webinar is intended for the sole use of the purchaser, whether an individual or group. Redistribution or rebroadcast to another individual or group other than the purchaser is prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation.

Contact

If you have questions or problems accessing a recording, send a message to plawebinars@ala.org, or call 800-545-2433 ext. 5PLA.