Tag: training

VALA2014 – Concurrent Session 14 – Skilling time

I need more hands on training – reflections on creating self-directed learning by Con and Michael Wiebrands at Curtin University. They have been running training programs for staff for years. They are self learner sand have been frustrated by those who don’t self direct their own learning. Key concepts: open to learn, initiative when offered, …

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Discovery Layers: potential and pitfalls

The Public Libraries Victoria Network ICT Special Interest Group, of which I am convener, ran a one-day seminar last week on discovery layers and public libraries. We invited four Victorian public library speakers to talk about their experiences, new as they are to discovery layers and then speakers from the State Library of Victoria and …

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Wow, all the things that have been happening…..

Its been a while between blog posts and although I’m still frantically busy, I thought it time to share some of the highlights of my last few weeks in the library world. The reason I have been frantically busy is that our biggest library, Narre Warren has been closed this last week for recarpeting and …

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