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Event State of Reference Education: What We Have Learned And What Would You Like To Find Out?

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

Join the RSS Education & Professional Development for Reference Committee to learn about and discuss the current state of reference education.

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Discussion Annual Conference Committee Meeting Tentative Agenda

by Joseph Yue on Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 03:31 pm

Jun 28

Jun 28

8:30 am - 10 am
 
1. confirmation of agenda
2. review of state of reference education project
3. logistics of the discussion forum
4. remaining projects/tasks
professional development survey
professional development outcome and venue cheatsheet
 
5. adjournment

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Event RUSA RSS Education & Professional Development for Reference Committee Meeting

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

Meeting of the RSS Education & Professional Development for Reference Committee.

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Online Doc EDPDRC 2013-2014 Roster

by Joseph Yue on Fri, May 30, 2014 at 06:21 pm

Joseph Yue (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Bryna R. Coonin (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Liane E. Elias (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ellen Keith (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Elizabeth H. Park (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Shannon George Richie (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Rayette Sterling (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)

Joseph Yue (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Bryna R. Coonin (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Liane E. Elias (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ellen Keith (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Elizabeth H. Park (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Shannon George Richie (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Rayette Sterling (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Henrietta Thornton-Verma (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

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Event Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee Meeting (RSS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 07:22 pm

Planning meeting of the RSS Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee.

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Event Education and Professional Development Committee Meeting (RUSA RSS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 01:25 pm

Meeting of the RSS Education and Professional Development Committee

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Discussion EDPRC 2012-2013 Goals

by Kristen Mastel on Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 10:56 am

Goals

1.  Collaborate with RSS-MARS to plan, organize, develop and promote a workshop at midwinter in 2013.

Update 10/7/12: Speakers for all topics have been lined-up, along with registration form created.

Update 4/2/13: The workshop went well, and the organizers are working on a procedures document that we can use in the future. 

2.  Review ALA-accredited programs to determine the extent to which reference skills and concepts are required.

Update 10/7/12: Looking to start this in November 2012. 

Goals

1.  Collaborate with RSS-MARS to plan, organize, develop and promote a workshop at midwinter in 2013.

Update 10/7/12: Speakers for all topics have been lined-up, along with registration form created.

Update 4/2/13: The workshop went well, and the organizers are working on a procedures document that we can use in the future. 

2.  Review ALA-accredited programs to determine the extent to which reference skills and concepts are required.

Update 10/7/12: Looking to start this in November 2012. 

Update 4/2/13: Still working on a process.

3.  Offer one online educational program during the 2012-2013 year.

Update 10/7/12: Discussing marketing reference resources with other related committees.

Update 4/2/13: Waiting to hear back from other committee.

4.  Encourage RSS members to consider proposing a new web course to be offered by RUSA.

 

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Discussion EDPRC Roster 2012-13

by Kristen Mastel on Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 03:54 pm
Kristen Leigh Mastel Co-Chair, 2012-2013 1-Jul-11 30-Jun-13 ROTATING OFF 2013 Mid-Term, 2nd
Joseph Yue Co-Chair 2012-2013    1-Jul-11 30-Jun-13 ROTATING OFF 2013 Mid-Term, 2nd 
Elizabeth H. Park Member   
Kristen Leigh Mastel Co-Chair, 2012-2013 1-Jul-11 30-Jun-13 ROTATING OFF 2013 Mid-Term, 2nd
Joseph Yue Co-Chair 2012-2013    1-Jul-11 30-Jun-13 ROTATING OFF 2013 Mid-Term, 2nd 
Elizabeth H. Park Member    1-Jul-10 30-Jun-12 ROTATING OFF 2014 Beginning 2nd Term
Mr. Shannon George Richie Member    1-Jul-10 30-Jun-12 ROTATING OFF 2014 Beginning 2nd Term
Ms. Rudy Leon Member    1-Jul-11 30-Jun-13 ROTATING OFF 2013 Beginning 2nd Term
Prof. Diana D. Shonrock Member    1-Jul-12 30-Jun-14 ELIGIBLE FOR REAPPOINTMENT, 2014 Beginning 1st Term
Henrietta Thornton   Member    1-Jul-12 30-Jun-14 ELIGIBLE FOR REAPPOINTMENT, 2014 Beginning 1st Term
Joseph Rawson Member    1-Jul-11 30-Jun-12 CONTINGENT UPON REP STATUS AS REP TO RUSA PROF DEVELOPMENT


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Discussion EDPRC Summary of Current Activities June 2012

by Kristen Mastel on Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 04:57 pm

Education and Professional Development for Reference

Education and Professional Development for Reference

Work is progressing  on coordinating a joint in-person workshop at ALA Midwinter 2013 with the Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee (EPDRC) and MARS Professional Development Committee.  The workshop, New Tech for reference: from the reference interview to roving reference, challenges, benefits and best practices, will be held Friday, January 25th, from 1-5pm at the University of Washington Odegaard Library, room 220.  Topics include: Twitter, Facebook and social media for reference, ipad/roving reference and Using a Knowledge base like LibAnswers in reference. 

Over the next year the EDPRC will be reviewing syllabi from ALA-accredited LIS programs to review what content is covered in reference courses.  This will aid in future directions for the committee. 

Kristen Mastel & Joseph Yue, co-chairs 2011-2012

 

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Discussion EDPRC 2012-2013 Goals

by Kristen Mastel on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 09:22 am

Goals

  1. Collaborate with RSS-MARS to plan, organize, develop and promote a workshop at midwinter in 2013.
  2. To review ALA-accredited programs to determine the extent of reference skills and concepts covered. 
  3. To offer one online educational programming in the 2012-2013 year.  

 

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To identify and study issues relating to the education and professional development of reference librarians and library support staff; to encourage and promote effective professional development and training; to monitor, evaluate and promote the development of library school curricula for the preparation of reference librarians.

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