Instructional Strategies and Techniques for Information Professionals


  • Nicole Cooke, Montclair State University
  • Jeffrey Teichmann, Rutgers University, USA

Increasingly, library personnel are called upon to teach classes, deliver presentations and represent their organizations in an official capacity. This book is designed to assist those professionals with little to no experience designing and delivering training, instructional sessions, and presentations. Suitable for all librarians, library staff and library school students, this practical guide will get the library professional up and running as a trainer and presenter.
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Practitioners and students in Library and Information Science


Book information

  • Published: April 2012
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-84334-643-2


If you are looking for practical tools and tips for packaging content into a successful training programme, then Cooke and Teichmann offer a clear roadmap from pre-training plan to post-training networking. …a bright and light practical guide, easy to absorb. …Recommended., The Australian Library Journal

Table of Contents

Part 1 General overview: To train or not to train? Whom should we train or instruct? How should we train or instruct? Part 2 Content: Developing the training plan and content; Evaluating your training plan and content. Part 3 The nuts and bolts: Who will conduct the training? The logistics of training; The trainer’s toolbox: Tips and tricks for making training successful. Part 4 Training completed! What next? Keeping current; Keeping connected.