Rethinking Social Media to Organize Information and Communities eCourse

You must follow the instructions contained in the PDF in order to receive your login information--and you must complete your registration in advance of the eCourse. The download link can be found on the final confirmation screen after you complete your purchase, and may also be accessed from your Account History.

$175.00
Item Number:
1541-9148
Date: 
March 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Publisher: 
ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions
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Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, March 6, 2017 and continuing for 4 weeks
An ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions eCourse facilitated by Paul Signorelli

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will have an:

  • Awareness of how social media tools can be used to support the work you do with colleagues and other community stakeholders in fostering engagement through onsite and online communities
  • Increased ability to identify, explore, and foster the use of social media tools that support you and those you serve
  • Increased ability to use a variety of social media tools effectively in your day-to-day work

Tired of hearing all the reasons why you should be using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other popular social media tools? Perhaps it’s time to explore social media tools in a supportive and engaging environment with a keen eye toward using those tools more effectively in your work.

Join us and social media guru and innovator Paul Signorelli in this four-week, highly-interactive eCourse as he explores a variety of social media tools in terms of how they can be used to organize information and communities. Together, you will survey and use a variety of social media tools, such as Delicious, Diigo, Facebook, Goodreads, Google Hangouts, LibraryThing, Pinterest, Storify, Twitter, and more! You will also explore how social media tools can be used to organize and disseminate information and how they can be used to foster and sustain communities of learning.

Please note: Your purchase at the ALA Store is only Step 1 of a 2-Step Registration process!

Upon purchase you will receive a registration PDF in the form of a digital download. This PDF contains a link to our Registration page and a password. You must download this PDF and follow the instructions in order to complete the registration. The download link can be found on the final confirmation screen after you complete your purchase, and may also be accessed from your Account History. Confirmation with login instructions, reminders, and alerts will go to the email address used in the registration.

 

This eCourse is licensed for a single user. For pricing on bulk purchases in excess of $1,000, please contact us for more information.

Paul Signorelli

Paul Signorelli has more than 20 years' experience as a learning leader for libraries and other organizations and businesses.As Director of Staff Training and Volunteer Services at the San Francisco Public Library system, he created, implemented, and managed numerous training plans. He continues to serve as a writer,trainer, onsite and online presenter, and consultant for a variety of organizations and remains active in theAmerican Library Association Learning Round Table and with ASTD (the American Society for Training and Development), where he has held leadership positions at the local and national level. He can be reached at paul@paulsignorelli.com, through his website (http://paulsignorelli.com), and through his Building Creative Bridges blog.

User Requirements

Participants will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection for online message boards participation, viewing online video, listening to streaming audio (mp3 files), and downloading and viewing PDFs and PowerPoint files. ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions eCourses are fully compatible with Windows and MacOs.

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