Core Competencies: Training for Results Lori Reed librarytrainer.com October 7, 2009
Agenda Look at PLCMC’s Core Competencies for Technology Discuss how to identify competencies Discuss how to create a training plan based on competencies How to demonstrate results
Core Competencies Competent Having sufficient skill, knowledge, ability, or qualifications Competencies A set of knowledge, skills and abilities obtained through formal or non-formal education, work experience, or other means required to perform a job.
Additional Resources “Competency-Based or a Traditional Approach to Training?” T+D 58:4 Apr 2004 p46-57. “Competency Index for the Library Field.” WebJunction. <http://www.webjunction.org/competencies>. Houghton-Jan, Sarah. “Technology Competencies and Training for Libraries.” Library Technology Reports 43:2 Mar/Apr 2007 “LE@D Lifelong Education at Desktop.” University of North Texas. <http://www.leadonline.info>. “PLCMC’s Information Technology Core Competencies List.” PLCMC. <http://www.plcmc.org/public/learning/plcmccorecomp.pdf>. “Technology Training and Competencies for Libraries Webinar.” OPAL. 15 May 2008 <http://www.opal-online.org/houghtonjantech20080515>. “Technology Competencies for Library Staff Webinar.” WebJunction. July 2007 < http://www.webjunction.org/470/articles/content/449895>.
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