Registration now open for two online courses from YALSA:
(1) New Technologies & New Literacies for Teens and
(2) Power Programming for Teens.
Courses will run from July 17th to August 17th, 2006. Registration for the courses is available online from July 10 through 17th at www.ala.org/yalsa. Each course is the equivalent of a one day face-to-face workshop. Class size is limited to 25 participants.
New Technologies & New Literacies for Teens: will run for four weeks and participants will become familiar with the tools and techniques teens use to communicate and collaborate online, learn how to inform their own community about best practices that support teen's technology-based print literacies, have the opportunity to talk with others about teen use of technology and how that use improves literacy skills, and create framework for a program or service at their library that supports teen technology-based print literacy. The course will be
taught by Linda Braun. The cost is $135 for YALSA members, $175 for ALA members, and $195 for non members.
Power Programming for Teens: will run for four weeks and will help participants attain a higher level of service to teens at their library or school. This course is designed for library staff who would like to expand their teen programs. Participants will learn how to develop and implement more programming ideas that will work at their facility and will be taught by Amy Alessio. The cost is $135 for YALSA members, $175 for ALA members, and $195 for non members.
Additional courses will be offered in October. More tips on taking
online courses can be found on the YALSA Web site at:
http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/onlinecourses/info.htm. For more information about YALSA, please contact us via e mail, email@example.com; or by phone at 1-800-545-2433 ext. 4390.
Source: BCALA Listserv 7/11/06