MLA November Webinar: Who Doesn’t Love a Good Story?

Who Doesn’t Love a Good Story? Using Stories in Academic and Community-Based Health Education Wednesday, November 7, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., central time. Are you looking for ways to grab attention, increase recall, and improve understanding in your bioscience, clinical, or community-based health information literacy skills courses or workshops? Stories are a well-documented means for accomplishing these goals! They are an innovative pedagogical tool that supports active learning, builds context, transcends culture, and brings complex ideas to life. Register here to learn to tell tales that teach. Presenter Lisa Acuff, AHIP is a health sciences librarian at Harding University, Searcy, AR. She has authored an article on narrative research methods and a study on diabetes self-management. She recently designed a community health worker curriculum for women in Haiti that uses stories.

Coming in December. Now open for registration Do We Lead? An Introduction to Values-Based Leadership Wednesday, December 12, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., central time. Are you a health information professional in or who aspires to a leadership position? This webinar will guide you toward being able to lead and manage in ways that reflect your professional values and commitment to service. You will assess your leadership traits, visualize leadership through the lens of library service, craft a personal leadership mission statement, and learn to develop solutions to real-world library workplace problems through case study examples. Presenter Stewart Brower, AHIP, directs the Schusterman Library, University of Oklahoma–Tulsa, and has published over twenty-five peer-reviewed and other articles, including articles on leadership in MLA News.

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