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Continuing Education

The School of Library and Information Science offers continuing education modules for use in developing and bettering libraries and information centers. The topics are changed and updated periodically.  

Modules

Device Apps for Instruction

Have 1:1 devices been introduced to your school in the past year or two? Whether it's iPads, Chromebooks, or some other type of hand-held device you may be seeking new applications to engage your students? Are you being asked for new ideas and applications from your peer educators and school administrators? This is the video for you, with ideas for personal use and professional development in your school or district. 

In this 30-minute session Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang from the UofSC School of Library and Information Science introduces a selection of hand-held device apps along with integration ideas for your library and classrooms. 

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Digital Storytelling

Librarians know storytelling! How about taking your stories to another level by going digital. There are so many great websites and apps out there for you to try. If you are looking for ways to take your student's stories to a digital level then this session by Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang from the UofSC School of Library and Information Science is for you.

Through websites, online tools, and apps, this 30-minute session will leave you with new ideas for stories, writing, illustrations, graphics, and comics for your students and peer teachers. 

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Online Accessibility Tools for Teaching and Learning

Do you teach at a distance or in a distributed environment? Are you looking to create an online presence for your library or classroom? It’s crucial to reach out to all students, viewers, patrons, and users who might be navigating your online resources.

In this 30-minute session Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang from the UofSC School of Library and Information Science introduces you to a selection of online accessibility tools and resources for teaching and learning. Closed captioning, screen readers, and speech to text are only a handful of the useful tools included in this professional development video. If you are creating online content and are looking to make it accessible to all, this is the video for you.

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Presentation Websites for Librarians

Looking for a new way to present information to your students, faculty, admin, or school staff? Interested in spicing up your presentations for conferences or professional development? Seeking new ways to deliver content online? Then check out this short, informative video.

In this 30-minute session Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang from the UofSC School of Library and Information Science introduces a myriad of tools for presentations, instruction, student engagement and much more. 

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