Taking it with You: Doing Internet Training on the Road

Date & Time
Thursday, June 4
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.

Cuyahoga County Public Library
Administration Building
2111 Snow Road
Parma, Ohio
$45 CAMLS libraries
$65 Non-library staff from member's organizations
$90 Non-members
Fee includes materials and coffee
Deadline: May 28
Limit: 20

All of us are spending more time teaching our customers how to use electronic resources. More libraries are doing formal classroom training of web-based information. But what about backup training materials when the Net goes down? Or outreach programs and training programs where there is no Internet connection or phone line? Or all you want to do is show your Board the latest resources without the unpredictability of the Net. This workshop will give you hands-on experience with current presentation technologies and techniques for taking the Web with you wherever you train.

David Bullock is the Audiovisual Specialist at Cuyahoga County Public Library where he produces training and presentation support media. He conducts OPAC and Internet training and provides presentation skills coaching. Dave also applies his tools as a CAMLS /OPLIN Trainer. He has conducted sessions for OLC, NOLA, NORWELD and MOLO during his 10 years at CCPL.
Intended Audience
Web trainers, PAC trainers, and other people who have to demonstrate, present, or train others in the use of electronic and web-based resources.
  • Gain skill in presenting computer training with electronic presentation tools.

  • Gain basic experience with"slide show" software.

  • Gain experience with "off-line browser" software, its operation and use to "capture" your Web demos.

  • Become prepared to select the best of these tools for a given situation.

  • Gain hands-on experience in a group setting that will prepare the participant to give an electronic presentation in general, and regarding web resources in particular.
    Course Content
    • Examples of training support materials for electronic and web-based training

    • Considerations in training

    • Common electronic training hardware resources

    • Hands-on: getting familiar with typical hardware configurations

    • Slide Show software

    • hands-on: create simple slide show for presentation

    • Off-Line Browsers

    • hands-on: capture web sites for later viewing

    • Using the tools together: Moving between applications and live presentation