September 18, 2009 Wiki Who? What Web 2.0 Can Do For You
Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus
Times: 08:00AM - 10:00AM
151 Powell Rd.
Presented by: Lori Reed, Employee Learning & Development Coordinator for the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County. Lori has over 15 years experience in the field of workplace learning and development. She speaks nationally about learning and libraries and blogs about her experiences at librarytrainer.com. Lori co-authored the cover story for the November 2008 issue of American Libraries which focused on the importance of leadership and learning and was honored by Library Journal as one of the nation's fifty Mover & Shakers in the library profession in March 2009. Lori is a board member of the ASTD Charlotte Chapter and serves as Co-VP of Membership.Overview: How do you bring over 500 employees with a wide range of computer skills up to date on the best of Web 2.0—blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, and all the 2.0 tools? More importantly, how do you accomplish this effectively in only two months with a limited budget and only a handful of trainers? Learn how the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County created and implemented the award winning Learning 2.0/23 Things program that has been replicated by libraries, schools, universities, and businesses world-wide. This unique program focuses on collaboration and group interaction to teach Web 2.0 using Web 2.0. Best of all it's free and creative commons licensed so you can replicate the program for your organization. You'll also learn how to use Web 2.0 tools and free resources available from your local public library to support your own learning and career development.