ALSC Online Courses

Great Reviews for Winter 2012 Online Courses

ALSC compiles survey information from online course participants. These reviews routinely cite the friendly, hard-working instructors as one of the top reasons they enjoyed their courses. Here are some other things people had to say about ALSC online courses:

“I am very excited about using what I have learned at my library.”

“The course far exceeded my expectations.”

“I have highly recommended this mode of immersive learning to the management at my library.”

Real ALSC online learners! Haven’t tried ALSC online courses? There are four great opportunities. Courses start Monday, January 16, 2012. Get registered today!

Children with Disabilities in the Library
6 weeks, January 16 – February 24, 2012

This course will examine how schools handle students with disabilities, exploring ways that the library might be able to assist each child. It will take a look at inclusive programming, assistive technologies, staff attitudes and legal considerations.

Connecting with ‘Tween Readers
4 weeks, January 16 – February 10, 2012

This course will examine the characteristics that make tweens unique; why children of this age group are particularly vulnerable to aliteracy; and unique activities and programs (including popular technologies) libraries can offer to keep these children on the path to becoming lifelong readers.

Information Literacy – From Preschool to High School
6 weeks, January 16 – February 24, 2012

Participants will learn about examples of successful programs, appropriate skills for appropriate ages, creation and presentation of programs as well as marketing of those programs.

Out of this World Youth Programming
6 weeks, January 16 – February 24, 2012

This course will provide innovative ideas and suggestions on how to plan, promote, execute and evaluate your programs to work for you and your patrons.

To register, visit the ALSC Online Education site.
Questions? Please contact ALSC Program Officer Jenny Najduch at or 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 4026.

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