October – Celebrating National Information Literacy Awareness
According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce, more than three million jobs in the United States remain unfilled due to an unskilled workforce. Information literacy is one of the critical competencies essential for developing a skilled, competitive workforce.
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, from 10:30am – 12:00pm EST, the National Forum and Credo Reference/Libraries Thriving will host the following webinar, focusing on the 21st century skills that all learners will need to compete effectively in today’s dynamic global economy.
From School to Workforce: Information Literacy, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills.
Our Guest Panelists include:
Ms. Jennifer Homer, ABC – Vice President of Communications and Career Development for the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), Alexandria, Virginia
Mr. William Badke, Associate Librarian, Trinity Western University, for Associated Canadian Theological Schools and Information Literacy ACTS Seminaries | Trinity Western University, Langley, BC, Canada
Dr. Lana W. Jackman, President, National Forum on Information Literacy – Facilitator
DATE: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
TIME: 10:30am-12:00pm EST