SCR CONNECTions: Regional Medical Library Educational Webinar
SCR CONNECTions is a monthly web conference presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The webinar highlights topics such as NLM databases, subject specific resources, and technology topics.
Title: Game On! Motivate and Engage Your Staff with Gaming Strategies
Guest Speaker: Andrew See, Head of User Services and Experience, and Bridget Rowan, Training Coordinator for User Services and Experience, Northern Arizona University Cline Library
Date: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am CT / 9:00am – 10:00am MT
Description: In this program, presenters will provide an overview of why your institution should be intentional in creating an immersive and engaging training and development program, and how to go about hiring the right person to lead it.
Attendees will learn how to create engaging staff workshops, integrate gaming into a learning management system, and use specific tools including badges and ready-made free online platforms. Using meaningful game elements attendees will leave inspired to increase staff engagement at their own institutions.
Became a game mechanic and learn how you can transform your training, development, and team building to promote and sustain a truly motivated staff.
Speaker Bio: Andrew See is Head of User Services and Experience at the Northern Arizona University Cline Library; a department which includes 8 classified staff, 2 faculty librarians, and approximately 19 student employees. Andrew chairs two User Experience groups in the library providing UX oversight to both the website and physical building. He is currently serving as chair of the LLAMA Systems and Services: Management Practices Committee. Andrew is a national presenter and published author on using technology in management practices. He received his MLIS from the University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science. Contact him at Andrew.See@nau.edu
Bridget Rowan is the Training Coordinator for User Services and Experience at the Northern Arizona University Cline Library where she trains both student employees and full time staff. When Bridget’s not immersed in the world of library training, you can find her working on the Cline Library website or managing 3D printing in the MakerLab. She earned her Master’s of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University. Contact her at Bridget.Rowan@nau.edu.
This webinar will be eligible for one hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.
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