AASL Repurposing and Managing the Brands Task Force Committee
Here's a very rough draft in Google Forms: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1eh_jQg9iz1Zg9LobibBMTzMmthlUXx4GOdQjrzc...
Feel free to edit and enhance!
These are the kinds of questions that we could easily turn into a parallel document.
How about something like, what are the top 3/top 5 responsibilities of a school librarian? I'm trying to get at what we see as the most important things we do and then to ask our stakeholders to list what they see as important. Would it be better to provide a list that they would have to put in some kind of order?
Audience for two or more surveys--ourselves, school staff, parents/community, kids?
What is the first word you think of when you think about school librarians? (short answer)
Do you think that your users' view of your profession has changed in the last 10 years? (yes/no button)
If so, has it changed for the better? (short answer)
Which of these brands do you associate (most?) with school libraries (check box or rank from 1-5) L4L, @yourlibrary,
Which of these skills do you associate with school librarian brand (rank from 1-10, with one being the strongest association):
- expertise in research skills
- expertise in technology skills
- expertise in storytelling
- expertise in readers' advisory/book recommendation
- etc. etc. etc.
Which of these activities do you associate with the school library brand (rank from 1-10, with one being the strongest association):
- instruction in digital literacy
- promotion/availability of books and reading
- creation of media products
- reference services
- student performance
- use of computers/ipads/etc. for research
- instruction in digital citizenship
- collaborative student activites
- collaborative work with classroom teachers
- etc. etc. etc.
When a/your child is looking for a specific book to read, you are most likely to (choose any that apply or rank?)
- buy and download it for them on an electronic device
- order the print copy from an online book store
- physically visit a book store
- visit the public library
- suggest your child borrows it from his or her school library
How aware are you of your school library/school librarian's online/virtual presence?
How available are school library services to you and your child/class?
What skills should a school librarian have?
What level of education should a school librarian have?