Tech Tools for Teen Leadership
Let's face it, learning and using new technologies can seem overwhelming. However, many of the technologies that spring up every day can help you be a better leader in your library and a better manager of teen library services. You can also use many tech tools to help teens gain leadership skills. In many cases these technologies give you a chance to trade traditional ways of doing things for new and improved methods of accomplishing various tasks.
In this class you will:
- Find out about free easy-to-use technologies that make it easier for you to lead and manage teen library services
- Discuss ways to use new technologies to plan and implement TAG projects, meetings, and programs
- Learn how to begin to integrate technology in order to make your day-to-day teen services tasks more easily accomplished.
- Brainstorm methods for keeping up with technology so to improve teen services in your library
Who Should Attend
Young adult librarians, school librarians, teachers, administrators, and any literacy-focused professional who works directly with teens and tweens.
Participation is this course will require approximately 2.5 hours (asynchronous) per week to:
- Read the online course material
- Post to online discussion boards
- Complete online exercises
Linda W. Braun is a YALSA past president. Linda is an educational technology consultant with LEO: Librarians & Educators Online. She provides training and consulting to schools, libraries, and other educational institutions on how to integrate technology successfully.
Date(s) & Time(s)
This course is not currently scheduled to be offered, but is available to be licensed for presentation to your library by contacting Nicole Gibby Munguia at email@example.com or 1-800-545-2433 ext. 5293.
- $155 YALSA members
- $195 ALA Members
- $215 nonmembers
Registration for this course is not presently available.