Resources for Learners

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Our field is transforming rapidly and we are all striving to keep our skills up to date, so that we can meet our community's evolving information needs. Especially when you are not in a formal library studies program, the responsibility for learning ultimately lies with you. A prepared learner is an empowered learner. This section includes career development tips, how to learn online, and more.

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The Future of Online Learning: a changing landscape

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 June 2014

Join us as we explore what education innovators are doing to increase engagement through learner-centered discovery, flipped classrooms, and enhanced online learning.

The Online Learner: Sinking or Swimming?

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 June 2014

A webinar in collaboration with ALA's Learning Round Table focused on putting the "learner at the center" of continuing education and training.

Don't Reinvent the Wheel: Digital Literacy Resources

 News / Last Modified: 30 May 2014

Libraries know digital literacy; they’ve been the go-to resource for their communities for years. Yet the need continues to grow as the demand for basic skills intensifies and new skills emerge. Whether supporting job hunters, students, older adults,...

Activate the Online Learner: Taking Charge of Individual Learning

 News / Last Modified: 02 May 2014

The learner at the center has become a core strategy in education and training. Strategies like flipped classrooms, MOOCs, or peer collaborations are all part of a trend toward very personalized learning—me-learning. These trends increasingly emphasi...