Webinars

Date claimer: Keep the 1st Wednesday of the month free for our webinars.
A webinar is an online presentation or seminar. Click here for detailed instructions for connecting and participating in the webinars.

Throughout 2018, ASLA will continue to provide high quality professional development in the form of regular online webinars. It is possible to update your skills and knowledge of current issues relevant to teacher librarians in the comfort of your own home! Webinars are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month, are of one-hour duration and delivered by experts in the field. ASLA is also now a NSW accredited provider of QTC registered professional development so your participation can contribute to the maintenance of your teacher accreditation.

Planned topics for 2018 include Tips for TLs, Using social media in your library, Genrefying the collection, Books awards/Incentives to read, Gamification, Copyright free resources, Cybersafety and updates to copyright laws that impact teacher librarians and many others.

Past Webinars become available on Slideshare some time after their presentation if permission has been granted by the presenter/s.

See the webinar program for 2018

Registration is currently available for two webinars:

Wednesday 23 May, 2018 Book Week: Take a Fresh Approach
Wednesday 6 June, 2018 - What Is New Regarding eBooks in Schools? Research, Best Practices, and Promotion


May Webinar No. 2, 2018 - Book Week: Take a Fresh Approach

Date: Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Time: The webinar is of one hour duration. Starting time for each state:

Adelaide at 7:00 pm ACDT    
Brisbane at 7:30 pm AEST   
Canberra at 7:30 pm AEST   
Darwin at 7:00 pm ACST
Hobart at 7:30 pm AEST
Melbourne at 7:30 pm AEST
Perth at 5:30 pm AWST
Sydney at 7:30 pm AEST 

Presenter: Rowena Beresford, The Book Curator

Biography: Rowena has been in educational publishing since 2002. After discovering that school iibrarians wanted better information to help them choose books for their collection, she founded Review Magazine in 2012, which later became The Book Curator. This membership service includes in depth reviews that are the next best thing to reading the books yourself, and a wealth of information relevant to school library staff, personalised support, member discounts and more. They also publish Book Week Ideas & Activities, a resource packed with ideas, activities and blackline masters based on the CBCA Awards short list titles.

Abstract: Participants will gain new ideas for celebrating Book Week, with a variety of classroom and library activities, library display ideas, apps and websites.

Registration

Please register below to book a place at the webinar.

Member Registration: 40.00 + $4.00 GST
Non Member Registration: 50.00 + $5.00 GST

Please Note: As you complete the Paypal payment you will see a link “Return to the Australian School Library Association”. You MUST click on this link to complete the last step in the registration process otherwise you will not receive a confirmation email that will contain your unique web link for the webinar.


Attending this webinar will contribute 1 hour of NESA Registered Professional Development.

The following accreditation standards are covered in this webinar:
2.1.2     2.5.2    6.4.2       


June Webinar, 2018 - What Is New Regarding eBooks in Schools? Research, Best Practices, and Promotion

Date: Wednesday 6 June, 2018
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Time: 7.30-8.30 AEST. See starting times for other Australian time zones above.

Presenter: Dr Karen Gavigan, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina, USA

Biography: Karen Gavigan is an associate professor in the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina. Her research interests include the use of graphic novels in schools, and the ways in which school library programs and resources impact student learning.  Karen is Chair of the Joint Committee of the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions’ (IFLA) Standing Committee for School Libraries.  She is co-editor of the book, Literacy Behind Bars: Successful Reading and Writing Strategies for Use with Incarcerated Youth and Adults (Rowman & Littlefield Pub., Inc.,)

Abstract: Attendees will learn about the latest research and trends regarding eBooks in schools, including a study the presenter conducted in high schools in the United States. The session will include successful marketing strategies for increasing student usage of eBooks. Attendees will be allowed time to participate in an interactive discussion about the use of eBooks in their libraries and how they promote them.  After attending the webinar, the attendees will return to their libraries with strategies for how to effectively use and promote eBooks in their schools.

Registration

Please register below to book a place at the webinar.

Member Registration: 40.00 + $4.00 GST
Non Member Registration: 50.00 + $5.00 GST

Please Note: As you complete the Paypal payment you will see a link “Return to the Australian School Library Association”. You MUST click on this link to complete the last step in the registration process otherwise you will not receive a confirmation email that will contain your unique web link for the webinar.

Attending this webinar will contribute 1 hour of NESA Registered Professional Development.

The following accreditation standards are covered in this webinar:
2.1.2     2.5.2    3.3.2   



 
Cancellation policy

 Should you be unable to attend the webinar, a substitute delegate is welcome.  All cancellations or alterations to registration must be made via an email to the webinar organiser at the Australian School Library Association. 

  • A refund of 50% of the registration fee will be made on cancellations received 3 weeks before the event.
  • After this time, no refunds will be made.
  • All refunds will be paid after the conclusion of the webinar.


Coming soon

Webinar 4 July, 2018: Genrefying the collection.

Other topics

Tips for New TLs
Reading Awards/Incentives
Apps in education
Cybersafety
Copyright
Technology
Book illustrators
Book authors
E-books

Previous webinar presentations

If you missed the webinar on Cracking the code, presented by Sophie Partington, you can view the slideshow here:

from Australian School Library Association

If you missed the webinar on Genrefying a library collection, presented by Isobel Williams, Helen Chapman, Mandy Kerby and Raelene Barker, you can view the slideshow here:

from Australian School Library Association

If you missed the webinar on Literature for Children and young people, presented by Susan Stephenson, Pat Pledger and Sue Johnson, you can view the slideshow here:

from Australian School Library Association

Other presentations are available here.


Last updated: 5/21/2018 2:23:20 PM