News for September

September 2014

We have a few updates to share for this month.

The first item of news is something you’ll be happy about if you’re newly on the job market and want to take our classes to enhance your resume. We’re offering a 20% discount to new professionals and grad students, intended for people who aren’t with an institution that would pay for their courses. To get this discount, enter the promo code ROOKIE at checkout.

In other news, we are working on a refresh to our website, and also planning on making improvements to our Moodle interface. If you have used our course interface and have specific suggestions on how it could be improved, please share them by writing to rory@libraryjuiceacademy.com.

A year ago we announced a six-course series on library management that we had to cancel before it started, due to unforeseen changes in the instructor’s circumstances. I am happy to announce that we have again scheduled this series, as the Certificate in Library Management. Deborah Schmidle developed these courses, and we are very happy to be working with her again. She is extremely well qualified to teach this course series, as you may already be aware, as she has been prominent in the field of organizational change for many years. The courses in this program can be taken separately, out of sequence, or as a series for the certificate. The courses start next March. For more information, see: http://libraryjuiceacademy.com/certificate-management.php

Finally, some quick news about new courses and courses scheduled for repeat.

New courses

Backward Design for Information Literacy Instruction: Fostering Critical Habits of Mind through Learning Outcomes, Assessment, and Sequencing, in January-February with Andrea Baer

Online Instructional Design and Delivery, in February-March with Mimi O’Malley

Introduction to Digital Humanities for Librarians, in March with John Russell

Repeated courses

January

Embedded Librarianship in Online Courses, with Mimi O’Malley

Student Staff Development, with Jeremy McGinniss

Marketing the Library in the 21st Century, with Debra Lucas-Alfieri

February

Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction, with Maria Accardi

Digital Scholarship: New Metrics, New Modes, with Marcus Banks

March

Crash Course in Library Management, with Debra Lucas-Alfieri

Patent Searching, with Martin Wallace

New Directions in Information Literacy: Growing Our Teaching Practices, with Andrea Baer

Research Data Management, with Jillian Wallis

April

Game-Based Learning in Library Instruction, with Scott Rice

May

The Sustainability Movement on Campus: Forming a Library Action Plan for Engagement, with Madeleine Charney

That’s the news for September. Watch this space next month for more updates.

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