Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Virtual Training Opportunities in October from NEFLIN

Wednesday, October 13, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
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Bad situation? Or challenging opportunity? Gaming—3D, interactive, digital environments—is the medium of choice for learning and play for today's millennial students. By the end of this session, participants will:
  • Discover defining characteristics of the gamer generation
  • Learn how gaming relates to literacy
  • Try some video games
  • Discuss how library teachers can harness the increasingly popular medium of electronic games to encourage student reading and research
Monday, October 25, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Almost full - register today
In Personalities at Work, you’ll find out your own personality style as well as the strengths and struggles of each of the four basic styles. As you learn about yourself, you’ll undoubtedly experience an “aha!” moment regarding someone else (or several “someone elses”!)

Tuesday, October 19, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Now that you are in a position to influence budget and policy decisions, it’s time to catch up on the basic principles of budgeting, resource management, effective policy-crafting, and how policy-making fits into other management abilities. All of these things affect your funding, and this two-hour online class will help prepare you for the next budget cycle and policy evaluation. By the end of this class, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the variety of funding sources and strategies available
  • Learn basic budgeting principles
  • Learn principles of resource management
  • Understand how policy making fits with other management skills
  • Understand procedures for crafting effective policies
including George G. Morgan, Deborah Ford, Toni Buzzeo, and more!

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