The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) e-Academy will offer five continuing education programs starting on October 1. The courses will be offered in a partnership with the University of North Texas (UNT) project LE@D.
The courses, offered as either facilitated or self-paced programs, include:
Creating an Engaging Web site (October 1 – November 9)
Facilitated by Kathy Lehman.
Registration: $49.95 for AASL members, $59.95 for non-members
Trends in Children’s Literature (October 1 – October 26)
Copyright Issues in the Classroom and Library (October 1 – October 26)
Multi-Cultural Literature for Children & Young Adults (October 1 – October 26)
Reaching Reluctant Readers in the School Library Media Center (October 1 – October 26)
The e-Academy facilitated program will be accessible 24 hours a day for six weeks and will be facilitated by an expert who will guide the learning experience at key points within the program. The learner will be able to share and collaborate with other participants through discussion boards and activities.
The AASL self-paced courses will be accessible 24 hours a day for four weeks. These static tutorials offer an independent learning environment without interaction among other learners or discussion boards.
Registration for the AASL e-Academy opens September 7. Information is available online at www.ala.org/aasl/eAcademy.