School Library System PD Descriptions

SLS: Day 1—Library Media Literacies for Educators Series: Information Literacy

Course Date: 8/14/17

Day 1 of the Library Media Literacies for Educators series will include an overview of information literacy basics for high school and college. Presenters will focus on the online tools that foster critical thinking during the research process. This workshop is part of a 3-day series. Attendees can sign-up for one, two, or all three of the classes. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO: -Make a connection between a high school research assignment and a college assignment -Develop an understanding of how information on the internet is made available to the end user -Develop an understanding of how to find factual information online -Explain why citation matters and how to teach students about plagiarism -Develop an understanding of how to ethically use and share materials in classroom work -Create an annotated bibliography TOPICS INCLUDE: -ACRL & ESIFC Frameworks -Google & Wikipedia -Website evaluation -Plagiarism & citing sources -Copyright. The cost is $75 for the 3-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment with SENYLRC. No Purchase Orders Accepted. This class is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at http://www.senylrc.org/MediaLiteracies.

Venue: Southeastern NY Library Resource Council
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM
Audience: Classroom educators who assign major research projects and will be teaching in the 2017-2018 school year
Contact: Joanne Mannello
Cost: $30 single workshop, $75 all three; Co-Ser 806

SLS: Day 2—Library Media Literacies for Educators Series: Research Proficiency

Course Date: 8/15/17

Day 2 of the Library Media Literacies for Educators series will include a review on what is expected in a current college research assignment: how to create good research questions, time management, achieving an understanding of how to incorporate the library’s catalog, databases, and lesser-known library services into effective research. This class will be held at the Mount Saint Mary College Library in Newburgh, NY and will cover skills that you can apply to your school library and other academic libraries in the Hudson Valley. This workshop is part of a 3-day series. Attendees can sign-up for one, two, or all three of the classes.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: -Identify the important information contained within a research assignment -Utilize strategies for narrowing down broad topics -Identify research tools that go beyond internet searches -Identify the variety of resources available in a college library -Apply what they learned at their school’s library TOPICS INCLUDE: -Anatomy of a research assignment -Develop a topic -The reference interview -Using library resources -Synthesizing Information - Information Management. The cost is $75 for the 3-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment with SENYLRC. No Purchase Orders Accepted. This class is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at http://www.senylrc.org/MediaLiteracies.

Venue: Mount St. Mary College; Main Building
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM
Audience: Classroom Educators who assign major research projects and will be teaching in the 2017-2018 school year

Contact: Joanne Mannello
Cost: $30 single workshop, $75 all three; Co-Ser 806

SLS: Day 3—Library Media Literacies for Educators Series: Archival Resources in the Hudson Valley

Course Date: 8/16/17

Day 3 of the Library Media Literacies for Educators series includes the network of local primary sources, many of which are unique to our region. Participants will learn how to use archives and government resources in school projects and how to incorporate websites like the Hudson River Valley Heritage into lesson plans.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: -Understand how to use document-based research in creating a classroom assignment -Practice using the Hudson River Valley Heritage website -Create a bibliography that includes HRVH resources -Start a lesson plan and annotated bibliography TOPICS INCLUDE: -Document-based research -Hudson River Valley Heritage -Primary Source Documents. The cost is $75 for the 3-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment with SENYLRC. No Purchase Orders Accepted. This class is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at http://www.senylrc.org/MediaLiteracies.

Venue: Southeastern NY Library Resource Council
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM
Audience: Classroom Educators who assign major research projects and will be teaching in the 2017-2018 school year

Contact: Joanne Mannello
Cost: $30 single workshop, $75 all three; Co-Ser 806