MLA June Instructor-Led Courses: Data Visualization and Evidence-Based Practice
MLA’s instructor-led courses offer a small class experience (25 students maximum) with two live sessions and readings, assignments, and discussions outside of sessions.
MLA June Instructor-Led Courses
- Charting a New Course: Practical Data Visualization for Librarians
- Chris Belter, Karen Gutzman, Annette Mendoza, Candace Norton
- June 17 & June 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., central time
- Chart a course to creating compelling data visualizations! Gain a strong foundation in the principles of data visualization and practical and immediately useful skills in visualizing qualitative and quantitative data.
- You’ll learn how to use Microsoft Excel, a common and incredibly powerful tool, to create visualizations of library-relevant data, and learn how to follow a data visualization process that begins with thoughtful planning and ends with engaging visualizations and narratives.
- Learn more about and register for Charting a New Course: Practical Data Visualization for Librarians
- Journey to the Outer Limits of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Instruction
- Amy Blevins, Laura Menard, Hanna Schmillen, AHIP,
- Stephanie Swanberg
- June 21 & June 28, 2021, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., central time
- Go far beyond lecturing to using active learning strategies to teach EBP. You’ll learn from librarians who teach EBP to a range of audiences how to choose a strategy that is right for an audience, overcome challenges in implementing active learning, integrate active learning into a curriculum, and assess student learning.
- You’ll have opportunities throughout the class to apply learning from the course and you’ll leave having developed least one active, engaging session to take back to your institution.
Coming Later this Year
- Evaluating Research in the Health Sciences Literature
- Carin Graves, Chana Kraus-Friedberg, Abraham Wheeler, AHIP
- July 12 & July 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., central time
- Evaluating research is more than identifying a study’s place on an evidence pyramid. Learn how to evaluate basic health sciences research methods, apply data literacy concepts, and incorporate new skills into your work with practitioners, faculty, and students.
- Effectiveness and Efficiency in Exhaustive Searches 2021
- Wichor M. Bramer, Melissa Rethlefsen, AHIP
- This is a 2021 reprise of Wichor & Melissa’s sold-out 2020 course.
(Instructor-led courses are not included in the CE Passport)