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How do you build a résumé or CV that will get you an interview? Are cover letters really necessary? Why complete the online job application when a résumé says everything? Who are the best references? Join Melissa Lockaby as she shares recommendations and guidance on how to get an interview by providing an application that highlights your accomplishments while addressing what employers want.
No matter how much time and effort we put into developing charismatic one-shot training sessions or providing students with carefully crafted LibGuides, students still struggle to learn information literacy skills. Are there more systemic problems we need to address? Join Mary DeJong as she describes what some of those problems might be, including students' lack of motivation, poorly designed research assignments, and lack of standardization in the vocabulary of information literacy.
Online instruction allows us to reach a wider audience,but many of us find it challenging to engage our learners during online instruction, especially with large groups or with patrons who are not as technically savvy. Join Melissa Wong and Laura Saunders to learn about free, low-barrier strategies and tools to incorporate active participation into any online instruction. Participants will leave with a set of tools and specific ideas to lead engaging, interactive sessions.
Hosting conversation groups does not require a high degree of subject area knowledge or formal teaching experience. Join Claudia Ratay to learn more about hosting an ESL conversation group. Learn how to select appropriate topics that can result in productive, engaging conversations. Various scenarios will also be discussed allowing participants to learn how to successfully manage typical challenges that arise in these meetings.
Join Nicole Cooke, the Augusta Baker Endowed Chair at USC, as she addresses our continued and collective battle against misinformation, disinformation, malinformation, and the related literacy concepts that can influence our interactions with information and help us intellectually thrive in a post-truth society.
A lot of people live in very real fear for their personal safety. That fear disrupts their happiness and productivity in dramatic ways. For many years...