Creating Meaningful Connections within a Hybrid Environment
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A PLA 2022 Virtual Conference On-Demand Session
Library staff quickly pivoted to connecting online with colleagues and patrons in response to COVID-19, and this experience came with both winning and challenging moments. The lessons learned in this transition to virtual meetings and programs can be applied to a hybrid approach to running meetings, creating programs, and onboarding staff. Learn about adult learning theory concepts and tools, and discover resources that can be used to foster optimal engagement in a hybrid environment.
Originally presented as part of the PLA 2022 Virtual Conference on March 25, 2022.
At the conclusion of this on-demand webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify tools that can bridge virtual and in-person events;
- Apply adult learning theory concepts that will assist adults in learning and synthesizing information; and
- Recommend practices that will lead to greater connection with staff and patrons at hybrid events.
Linda Hofschire has more than 25 years of experience conducting social science research and evaluation and providing training in-person and online. She directs the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL), an initiative to provide data and evaluation training for library staff, and is the Training Coordinator for Infopeople, the national education and training branch of the Califa Group.
Cassandra Collucci,Training Manager with Somerset County Library System.
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