25 February to 8 April / $100, early bird $80
A great school library collection requires good management and planning. Learn about the collection management cycle. Discover how to involve teachers and students to build a school library collection that meets their needs.
Dates, fees, and registration
|Date||Orientation week 25 February to 3 March, 5 week course 4 March to 8 April 2019|
|Early bird closes||15 February|
|Registrations close||22 February|
Who this online course is for
This is an introductory online course for school library staff or library management team members who:
- are new to school libraries, or
- have some experience with collection management and want to find out how the collection can better respond to and reflect the needs of their school community.
Why take this course
- Strengthen your understanding of building a responsive collection.
- Learn how to manage your collection so that it better responds to and reflects the needs of your school community.
- Improve your professional practice by applying what you learn to your own school context.
- Learn with the support of a trained, online facilitator.
What you'll learn
- Understand the purpose of your collection.
- Develop and articulate a vision for your collection.
- Learn more about your users and their needs.
- Learn ways to collaborate with others (staff, students, community) to develop your collection.
- Know how to use the collection management cycle — planning, selecting, organising, assessing, weeding.
What you'll do
- Use quality resources to learn the best practices for school library collection development.
- Learn from other course participants by sharing ideas and practice.
- Participate in scenario-based, problem-solving activities.
- Create an action plan to develop a better collection in your school library.
- Integrate the collection development cycle into your library practice.
- Reflect on your learning.
Register or find out more
Registrations closed 5pm 22 February 2019.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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