Unique approaches to literacy programs in the library

Course Description
Course Type: 

Libraries are increasingly incorporating adult literacy programs into their library's programming structure. These programs are vital in helping to grow vigorous communities where everyone can read, write, and demonstrate basic math skills.

In this course, we will discuss the need for literacy programs in libraries of all types. We will list existing guidelines for literacy programs in libraries. Finally, we will identify literacy programs that have proven effective.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify effective literacy programs
  • List existing guidelines for literacy programs in libraries
  • Explain the need for literacy programs in libraries
Target Audience: 
Everyone
Prerequisites: 
Attendees should have familiarity with Web browsers and the Internet. Basic HTML experience is preferred.
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • Approximately one hour of homework will be required each day.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Continuing Education Credit
Contact Hours: 
2
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$105.00
Non-member Fee: 
$130.00
Scheduled Dates