Bozarthzone! Instructional Design for the Real World: Tricks to Speed it Up, Make it Less Painful, and Amaze Your Friends
Join in for a fast, fun tour of quick tools and tricks that will support rapid instructional design, cut to the heart of needs analysis, and improve communication with subject matter experts and managers and others requesting training solutions.
Wondering what to do for National Library Week this year and next? Joshua Schu, Head of Adult Services at Farmington Community Library in Michigan, will be joining us on this week's show as an expert on fantastic programming and curriculum for National Library Week. He's got activities planned for teens, outreach, educational classes, and more—come hear how he plans to partner with his community and get the word out to make it a success!
A webinar in collaboration with ARSL exploring ways to develop community connections, especially with local businesses, for libraries to extend their reach and to help build stronger communities.
Are you looking for fresh ways to connect your library with your community? Find out how these Nebraska libraries moved beyond traditional partnerships by uncovering shared commitment to community needs with new partners, especially local businesses. These new connections led to programming and events that promote health, literacy and entertainment for the whole community. The efforts extend the library’s marketing reach, build library support, and strengthen community relationships—all at little or no cost.
Libraries help communities meet many needs, but how can we go beyond that – to become truly engaged in our communities? How do we discover the hidden assets in our communities? How can libraries transform communities?
Using the tools available through Gale Cengage Learning, this one hour webinar will show you how to locate resources specifically for popular library programs like Black History Month or Poetry Month. Book and periodical titles available to Oregon residents that relate to these programs will be discussed as well as strategies for easily getting these tools to patrons and students.
From the president down to local races, voters are activated by candidates they “know,” not platforms or policy statements. For library elections or funding advocacy, your work as a librarian makes you the best kind of candidate.
In advocacy, we tend to talk to the public, to funders, and to voters about our institutions. We need to instead introduce you, the professional librarians, as change-agents in your communities who are worth the funding.
From babyhood through school age, books play important roles in children’s lives. They support language and concept development, provide information and entertainment, deepen adult-child relationships, support creativity and the arts, foster social-emotional growth and the development of resiliences, and prime children for later school and life success.
For a young child, a book can be a familiar friend — or a door to an exciting new world. But all of these potentials can only be realized when we choose books well, share them in small groups or individually, and use them as springboards for enriching conversations.
You’ll get a sneak peek at some of the great graphic novels hitting the shelves over the next few months, plus you’ll hear tips on how to share the exciting world of graphic novels with your patrons.
We’ll be sharing the insider’s view on what Graphic Novels will be driving up your holds lists this summer! From DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Del Rey, Archie Comics, Kodansha and more, there’s something for everyone. Find out more about a Batman’s BIG birthday party and just what the heck is happening in Riverdale. Are vampires really killing off our favorite teens?
Your board plays a critical role in overseeing your organization's mission, finances and strategic direction. So it's equally critical that these board members are supportive of the changes in tools and practices necessary to help your organization stay relevant and viable in today's rapidly changing world.
Join VolunteerMatch for the March 2014 Nonprofit Insights webinar that will focus on how to cultivate, engage and retain great board members that are "future-friendly." We'll hear from Jenifer Holland, Director of Consulting at BoardSource, about best practices and strategies for finding and engaging the best board members for your organization. We'll also be joined by Shayla Price, Executive Director for the National Search Dog Alliance, who will share her first-hand experience working with boards from the nonprofit side, as well as serving as a board member herself.
Strategic planning should be a means not only to produce a strategy, but also to engage and cultivate stakeholders, develop leadership, and generate new energy, commitment and consensus around mission. Its primary product is not a written plan, but strategic thinking within the organization, which is achieved through a process of planning followed by a process of implementation. A well-conceived and managed planning process can be the most effective form of organizational development.