RA Refresh 2023

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Professional Development: up to 12 Hours

This course has synchronous and asynchronous learning elements.  To earn all the PD hours available you must participate in all elements of the course.

Every 2 weeks (for 8 weeks) we'll either listen to a recording of a discussion with an RA expert or watch an online presentation.  We will read popular genres and discuss the aspects of the genres.  At the end of the course you will be asked for some reading suggestions based on characteristics of the genre just studies or a specific titles.  You will need to devote at least 3 hours every 2 weeks as well as be ready to read some books from a genre you usually don't read.

What is covered:
June 5: Introduction to RA and Why RA Matters
June 20: The Reader's Advisory Interview  
July 3: Genres
July 17: Genres

Synchronous schedule:
June 5: meet online 9:30AM - 10:30AM
July 3: meet online 10AM - 11AM
July 17: meet online 10AM - 11:30AM