Booktalks Quick and Simple

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This course is not currently being offered as part of the 2015 course schedule; however, it is available to groups interested in holding a licensed presentation for their organization.

Want to entice teens to read but are not sure how? Try booktalks! In this YALSA online course, participants will learn what a booktalk is as well as a variety of techniques on how to use them with teens. Learn how to create hooks for books and how to share the talks with teens. Participants will create booktalks that can be used in a booktalking session and experiment with a variety of booktalking techniques. Even add a touch of technology to jazz up your presentations. Join booktalking expert Nancy J. Keane for a month of talking about books.

Learning Outcomes

  • create booktalks for books
  • experiment with booktalk techniques
  • incorporate technology into booktalk presentations

 

Who Should Attend

  • Teen services librarians
  • School librarians
  • Public librarians
  • Literacy-focused professionals who works directly with teens

Instructor

Nancy Keane

Registration

Cost

For groups interested in a group-exclusive offering of this course (minimum 15 participants) $155 per person

How to Register

This course is currently available only as an organization-exclusive offering. For inquiries about how employees at your organization can participate in an offering exclusive to your group, please contact Program Officer, Continuing Education Nicole Gibby-Munguia at nmunguia@ala.org or 1-312-280-5293.

Registrations are accepted via online registration system, paper registration form, mail, or fax. Check, money order, purchase order or credit card must accompany registration to reserve space in this course.Fax registrations are accepted for credit card and purchase orders only.

Tech Requirements

This course is hosted through Moodle.

Credits

For organizations requesting an organization-exclusive offering of the course, an application for CEU credits may be filed upon request.

Contact

Contact Nicole Gibby-Munguia, YALSA's Program Officer, Continuing Education, at nmunguia@ala.org or 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5293.

Course Pairings

Interested in other YA literature classes? Check out Boys and Books, Graphic Novels and Teen Readers, Making the Match, and Power Up with Print!