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Event Name:Generational Learning Styles 101
Competency:Staff Training, Patron Awareness and Instruction
Description:Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers: these terms can bring to mind both good and bad characteristics and personal attributes that may automatically influence the way we interact with clients and coworkers. This session will discuss some of the common age-based stereotypes and the way they can influence learning situations and workplace interactions. Different ways to (and not to) think about common situations will be presented so as to break down and prevent prejudices that might exist in your institution.

Learning Objectives
  • Learn the traditional differences in learning styles according to generational groups
  • Learn how to accommodate generational learning styles one-on-one and for a group
  • Learn how to accommodate the generational learning styles of library staff for training purposes
  • Learn how to accommodate learning styles in a virtual environment.
Jessica Curtis has worked in Ohio libraries for 20 years and is currently an adult services librarian for the Westerville Public Library. She specializes in creating user-friendly adult classes for emerging technology and library services. She is also an instructor for Kent State University's iSchool and the author of the ABC-CLIO publication, Teaching Adult Learners: A Guide for Public Librarians (2019). 
 
Event Date:12/1/2021
Event Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern
Location:Online via Zoom
UNITED STATES
Contact Person:Melissa Lattanzi
Details:Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in generational learning styles
Competency:  Staff Training, Patron Awareness and Instruction

Non-Member Cost:      $40
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NORWELD, SERLS, SWON Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE


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