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  1. Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to Business Learning

    April 27, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- InSync Flipped classroom learning — courseware and recorded content serving as the initial element of a learning experience, supplemented with live virtual sessions and social and collaborative tools to enhance and reinforce the learning experience — has the potential to increase learning effectiveness, lower operational costs, and improve retention and application of the learning. Flipped classrooms have created tremendous buzz in the education community but is this model viable in business learning? Join Bob Lee and Jim Recker to explore the implementation and application of the flipped classroom model and discuss its benefits to business learning organizations.

  2. Killer Crime Fiction for Mystery Month

    April 28, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist Murder and mayhem are coming soon—are you ready? Booklist’s sixth annual Mystery Month is coming this May! Join us as we kick things off with our ever-popular mystery webinar, hosted by Booklist Online Editor Keir Graff. Representatives from HarperCollins, Pegasus Books, Penguin Random House, Severn House, and Soho Crime will help you prepare as they share the most exciting titles from their new and forthcoming lists. Visit The Booklist Reader to find out how you and your library can join the fun.

  3. Moving Image Preservation 101

    April 28, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Association for Library Collections & Technical Services This presentation covers the basic composition and history of film and video technology, particularly as it relates to formats found within personal and family collections. Tips and tricks for preserving your personal moving image materials will be addressed so that future generations can continue to enjoy your family movies and videos.

  4. Tech Talk with Michael Sauers

    April 29, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission In this monthly feature of NCompass Live, the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Michael Sauers, will discuss the tech news of the month and share new and exciting tech for your library. There will also be plenty of time in each episode for you to ask your tech questions. So, bring your questions with you, or send them in ahead of time, and Michael will have your answers.

  5. Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Finding Government Data on the Environment

    April 29, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- North Carolina Library Association Interest in sustainability has grown exponentially at colleges and universities, such that a 2009 New York Times articles announced, “Sustainability Field Booms on Campus,” noting growth at both liberal arts institutions and at community colleges. This session focuses on finding governmental data relevant to research on sustainability, and will examine tools provided by agencies such as the EPA, Department of Energy, and some selected international sources. In addition, the session will suggest strategies for answering a data question, especially when its unclear where to begin or when other sources have been exhausted. The session is offered by Ann Marshall, a former political science librarian at the University of Rochester.

  6. The Well-Spoken Woman Can Be You

    April 29, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association Effective presentation skills are a critical element of success in the workplace and beyond. The ability to state your ideas effectively and deliver with confidence enhances your standing with audiences large and small. This interactive webcast will focus on best practices from a speech coach who has worked with First Lady Michelle Obama, female political candidates, and CEOs.

  7. Coaching for Performance

    April 30, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network Coaching is a powerful and underutilized technique for improving human performance. Every manager can coach others to achieve mutual goals. Coaching serves different purposes including building competence, encouraging teamwork, securing trust, setting expectations, and measuring success. Different contexts can benefit from different approaches to coaching. In this interactive workshop, Thiagi and Tracy will use LOLAs (Live Online Learning Activities) to coach you through proven guidelines for improving your coaching performance. Among other things, they will explore some little-known (but extremely effective) approaches to coaching from the fields of positive psychology and creativity.

  8. Digital Preservation for Individuals and Small Groups

    April 30, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Association for Library Collections & Technical Services As technology changes, the greatest threat to preserving digital files is obsolescence. Files may get stuck on obsolete media or in some form that may become unusable in time. If you don’t actively care for your digital possessions you may lose access to them. This webinar can help increase your understanding of what it takes to preserve commonly used digital files such photos, recordings, videos and documents. Learn about the nature of the digital-preservation challenge and hear about some simple, practical tips and tools to help you preserve your digital stuff.

  9. Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning

    April 30, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- San Jose State University Inspired by the San Jose State University iSchool's Emerging Future MOOC, this interactive seminar on future technology trends in library and information services will present key issues faced by information professionals and educators. Attendees will learn about and discuss ways to prepare for the future, both professionally and organizationally. The Library 2.015 Spring Summit will be divided into three parts, with opening and closing keynote panels and one hour of quick topic presentations. In Part 1, Chasing Storms or Rainbows, a keynote panel will look at the effects of emerging technologies on current and future learning trends. Part 2, In the Know, will feature three short sequential presentations: how to plan and fund new technologies; how to stay up to date with new technologies; and a drill down on the key impact areas of new technologies. Part 3, The Here and Now, will be a closing panel discussion on technology and social media