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NN/LM Distance Learning: Geeks Bearing Gifts:unwrapping new technology trends

Geeks Bearing Gifts: Unwrapping New Technology Trends Online is intended to provide an introduction to and update on today’s hottest technology trends with an emphasis on social media and collaboration. Participants will be able to identify technology trends and understand how these trends will affect or can be integrated into traditional library services. Some of the topics to be covered include RSS, spyware, developments in mobile computing, blogs and wikis, social bookmarking and more. Participants completing this course will be able to:

    1. Identify the precepts of the social web (i.e. Web 2.0, Library 2.0)
    2. Recognize and evaluate web-based tools for deployment in user's environment
    3. Evaluate and select web-based tools for dissemination of information and for assessing information for personal and professional uses
    4. Employ web-based tools for online collaboration

This course is certified for 8 Medical Library Association CE contact hours that can be applied to the Medical Library Association's Consumer Health Information Specialist program.

If you are interested in taking this class, please email J. Dale Prince .

Please note that class size is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. If the class is full, you will be placed on a waiting list for first access to the next upcoming class when it is announced on the SEA Currents blog.