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Join our new train-the-trainer online course with Rebecca Jones and Juanita Richardson as its instructors- starts October 24!
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Engaging Adult Learners: Strategies for Information Professionals
Mon. 24 Oct 2011 - Sun. 27 Nov 2011
Instructor: Rebecca Jones and Juanita Richardson
Those working in information-intensive organizations, including
libraries, records and information management, consultancies, legal and
health research, IT and other functions, are increasingly helping
clients or colleagues learn to “use” or “do” something. Life-long
learning isn’t just a slogan, it’s critical for all adults in their
jobs, or finding a job, or expanding their personal or professional
options. Information professionals, with their specialized knowledge of
all types of content, tools, images, the Internet and processes, are
well placed to play key roles as learning leaders.
This six week course guides you through the whole training process, from
assessing learning needs of the targeted learners to selecting the right
delivery method (face-to-face? E-learning? Blended?), to designing an
engaging program, whether it’s an hour or multi-week. Working with the
instructor and other students, you learn and practice strategies for
making learning for adults interactive and relevant and gaining
decision-maker support for learning programs.
Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection
Mon. 16 Jan 2012 - Mon. 5 Mar 2012
Instructor: David Hopkins
All corporations and organizations in Canada must comply with
legislation concerning how they collect, use and disclose information
about identifiable individuals and third parties. Public-sector
institutions are also legally obligated to provide public right of
access to their information resources. Ignorance of and/or failure to
comply with legislative provisions concerning the use of these resources
may expose an organization to financial, legal and public relations risks.
This instructor-led online course discusses, in practical terms, best
management and protection of personal and sensitive information as well
as access to public-sector information. Participants are provided with
knowledge and tools to ensure proper control over organizational
information resources and compliance with legislative requirements.
"The course was extremely beneficial at explaining all components of
FIPP….I now feel confident in applying what I have learned in my job"
For more information and to register go to: institute.ischool.utoronto.ca <http://institute.ischool.utoronto.ca> or
call (416) 978 7111.