Readers' Advisory 102
Instructor: Jessica Moyer
Dates: April 6th through May 3rd, 2020
Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs
RA 102: the perfect class for library staff who already know the basics of readers' advisory and are ready to learn more some advanced skills. Topics covered include audiobook and multimedia advisory, teens and diverse readers, and a brief introduction to the major genres.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
- Work with readers who prefer audiobooks and other formats
- Understand the unique nature of working with teen and diverse readers
- Be able to define the major genres and understand their basic appeals
Jessica E. Moyer is an assistant professor in the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Literacy Education and MS and CAS degrees from the University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Moyer has taught reference and readers' advisory courses for the LIS programs at the University of St. Catherine, San Jose State, and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as well and continuing education courses for the American Library Association. She is the author of Research-Based Readers’ Advisory (American Library Association, 2008), co-editor of The Readers Advisory Handbook (ALA Editions 2010) and editor of the Integrated Advisory Services (Library Unlimited 2010). Website, Interview with Jessica Moyer
This is an online class that is taught asynchronously, meaning that participants do the work on their own time as their schedules allow. The class does not meet together at any particular times, although the instructor may set up optional sychronous chat sessions. Instruction includes readings and assignments in one-week segments. Class participation is in an online forum environment.
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