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Virginia Continuing Education & Training Calendar of Events

Oct
18
Wed
Leading with Emotional Intelligence
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This webcast offers you a powerful introduction to the highly popular hands-on AMA seminar, Leading with Emotional Intelligence.To give a real sense of EI in practice, we’ll take a deep look at how EI drives and facilitates your ability to lead collaboration.  You’ll also learn about the F.L.I.P. Modes of Conversation as a “must have” tool for collaboration and relationship enhancement.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.amanet.org/news/events-calendar.aspx

How to Empower Your Patrons with Financial Literacy Programming
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Ever thought about incorporating financial literacy into programming at your library? Join Liesl Seborg from Salt Lake County Library Services as she shows how to replicate her success in your library. Come listen to what Salt Lake County is doing and how they help their community learn the pluses and minuses of managing money!

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.sirsidynix.com/events/all-webinars

More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In this session, four University of North Carolina librarians will discuss their experiences and the broader role of librarians in the Wiki world. The presenters will focus especially on the edit-a-thon program at UNC-Chapel Hill, discussing event outcomes, addressing the benefits and challenges of hosting an edit-a-thon, and sharing tips, advice, and step-by-step resources for librarians considering their own involvement in Wikipedia.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://gla.georgialibraries.org/events_carterette.htm

 

Slash Your Spending
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Looking to cut expenses from your household budget? Are there areas you know you need to spend less? Do you need some tips on other ways to save money? This session will provide information on cutting.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.msuextension.org/solidfinances/schedule.html

New Books for Storytime (InfoPeople)
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This webinar will focus on new picture books that will engage the storytime audience, including books that invite audience participation, books the promote the five  parent practices (talking, singing, writing, playing, and reading), books based on songs and nursery rhymes, books that promote preliteracy skills and kindergarten readiness, and websites useful to storytime planning.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar

Leveraging PubMed Commons for Medical Librarians
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Authors whose publications are indexed in PubMed are invited to comment on other authors’ work and participate in open information exchange. Even in its early state, PubMed Commons is impacting the medical library community by providing useful information that reaches beyond traditional metrics and aids in identifying quality, credible medical information. This webinar will update you on what types of conversations are happening on PubMed Commons and provide tips to help you search for PubMed Commons comments in PubMed. Consider this webinar as a “state of the Commons” address.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training

Midday at the Oasis: How Librarians and Information Professionals can make a difference in combating Predatory Publishers
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In this webinar, the speakers, Dr. Mark Langdorf, Editor-In-Chief, Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health and Linda Murphy, Health Science Librarian, will discuss the growing concerns of OA (open access) publishing and what actions librarians and information professionals can take in combating predatory publishers.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/nto/schedule

News Literacy as a Vehicle for Reading Skills Instruction
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Six in ten Americans get their news from social media, and according to UNESCO’s Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy, that is not a bad thing so long as news consumers are equipped to read intelligently: with skepticism and empathy. In this edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan (CT) High School, will share close reading exercises and activities for learners in grades 6-12.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://home.edweb.net/webinars/

Kick-Starting Author Involvement with Your School
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Authors of books for teens are “hot.” Their visits to schools inspire reading – and questions! Your library is The Place to build book excitement because your students want to know everything about their favorite writers. Four YA authors – Susan Dennard, Danielle Paige, Mindee Arnett, and Natalie Richards – and school librarian Dorcas Hand (Houston, TX) – will present proven ways to connect your students, teachers, and school to writers who will excite them, encourage them and inspire them.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.ala.org/aasl/ecollab/upcoming

Oct
19
Thu
Dealing with Challenging Parents and Families: Managing Aggression
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Tamara Hill, a licensed and trauma certified child and adolescent therapist, as she discusses aggressive and challenging families and suggests ways in which schools and teachers can effectively manage and deal with them.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.simplek12.com/upcoming-webinars/

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