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Author Gerding, Stephanie K.

Title The accidental technology trainer : a guide for libraries / Stephanie Gerding.

Imprint Medford, N.J. : Information Today, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 250 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-230) and index.
Contents Being an accidental technology trainer -- Discovering training principles -- Identifying library technology training skills -- Knowing your library learners -- Learning interactively -- Creating and maintaining interest -- Planning technology training -- Organizing and designing the workshop -- Dealing with difficult library training situations -- Examining best practices in library technology training -- Keeping current and sharing resources.
Summary "Here is an extremely useful and reassuring guide for library staff who find themselves newly responsible for technology training-whether in computer labs, classrooms, or one-on-one with library users. Stephanie Gerding addresses the most common concerns of new trainers, recommends great tools and techniques, and shares helpful advice from many of her fellow tech trainers. The Accidental Technology Trainer will help you get up to speed quickly and become a more confident and successful trainer. You'll learn how to integrate expert tips and tricks and leverage your natural skills to ensure excellent results. If you are faced with technology training needs for which you do not feel fully prepared, The Accidental Technology Trainer is the book you've been waiting for!."-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Libraries and adult education.
Information technology -- Study and teaching.
Library employees -- In-service training.
Library surveys -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gerding, Stephanie K. Accidental technology trainer. Medford, N.J. : Information Today, ©2007 9781573872690 1573872695 (DLC) 2007035770 (OCoLC)166391433
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