About This Course


In this course you will practice the skills to plan and facilitate an EDI-focused training for staff in your organization.At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Articulate the value of implementing EDI training to all staff
  • Look at the landscape for potential learning opportunities and determine a starting point for EDI training journey at your institution
  • Select appropriate resources to support staff learning on topics of EDI
  • Design and execute an EDI training at your library
  • Practice strategies for giving and receiving feedback

Allyson Coan (Advisory Librarian, Skokie Public Library) and Laurel Johnson (Young Adult Services Supervisor, Skokie Public Library) are the instructors for this course, which was originally offered as a four-week course in December 2020.

How This On Demand Course Works


Infopeople on Demand courses provide an opportunity to take discounted versions of recent Infopeople courses, repackaged as asynchronous courses so that learners can take them any time. While instructors are not available for discussion or feedback, these courses are designed so that learners have unlimited access to materials and can participate at their own pace.

The course fee is $75. To pay by credit card, click on the "enroll in course" button above. To pay by check, please contact [email protected].

Questions? Please contact [email protected].

Curriculum


  Introduction and Overview
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  Unit 1: Why EDI, and Why Now?
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  Unit 2: Determining a Starting Point for Your EDI Training Journey
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  Unit 3: Developing Your Training
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  Unit 4: Putting It All Together and Moving Forward
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for Library People


Infopeople is part of the Califa Group, a nonprofit consortium of more than 230 libraries committed to unleashing the impact of libraries. Infopeople provides library staff quality continuing education opportunities that are tailored to library needs and developed by experienced library professionals. Training formats include 2-6 week online courses that include both synchronous and asynchronous components; on demand, self-paced courses; and free one-hour webinars.