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Our popular online train the trainer course: INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL AS EDUCATOR starts May 12
2008. There is still space and time to register.
THE INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL AS EDUCATOR: TRAIN THE TRAINER
May 12 - June 29, 2008
7 weeks; online
Instructor: Rebecca Jones
This practical course will assist you in assessing the learning needs of
your organization and show you how to design an effective training
program, whether it be based on a delivery method that is face-to-face,
e-learning, or blended learning. Rebecca Jones, a recognized leader in adult learning,
introduces you to strategies for making learning for adults interactive and relevant
and will guide you through methods for evaluating and determining the Return on Investment
of your training activities.
"Your facilitation was excellent, the resources and handouts very useful
and you provided a great model for us to aspire to. I quite enjoyed the
course, especially your feedback on the assignments and your weekly
"I would recommend this course to any trainer. When one is working full-time it is nearly impossible
to attend a F2F course on a schedule. I found the content very helpful and I learned a lot that will help
me in my daily work. It's also a great value for a professional course."
POWER OF ONE: INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS WORKING ALONE
June 2 - July 13, 2008
6 weeks; online
Instructor: Maggie Weaver
In a one-person library or information service organization, there never
seems to be enough time to do the administrative work, never mind the
professional. This covers practical management techniques that will make
it easier to decide among conflicting priorities. Provides the added
benefit of receiving feedback and guidance from the instructor, Maggie
Weaver, who has years of experience working as a solo information
professional and has taught several business courses for librarians.
Students do not work alone, but discuss situations and ideas with Maggie
and with fellow solos.
TAXONOMY GUIDE: ONLINE RESOURCE AND LEARNING TOOL
12-month subscription; online
The Taxonomy Guide is a web resource of organized, structured, and
clearly written content on building and implementing an enterprise
taxonomy. The Guide is both a learning tool and a reference resource
designed to help you master the concepts, relationships and essential
steps for taxonomy design and project planning. The Guide consolidates
and improves the usability of information about taxonomies that is
typically fragmented and dispersed and, in many cases, difficult or
expensive to acquire.
Designed for knowledge workers, records managers, librarians,
information architects, and other information professionals engaged in
structuring enterprise content for better retrieval.
For more information and to register contact us at www.plc.utoronto.ca
<http://www.plc.fis.utoronto.ca> tel. (416) 978 7111 or e-mail:
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