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Missouri Technology Training Options for Older Adults


This is part 4 of the presentation, \"Libraries, Older Adults and Technology,\" presented for the Missouri State Library during October 2008.

This is part 4 of the presentation, \"Libraries, Older Adults and Technology,\" presented for the Missouri State Library during October 2008.

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  • 1. Technology Options: Programming Libraries, Older Adults & Web 2.0 Presented by Allan M. Kleiman October 20-24, 2008
  • 2. Technology Options: Programming
    • Think Programming in a New Way
    • Take “Old” Ideas and Make Them New
    • Start Thinking Technology Programming Outside the Box
    • Initiate Some of the Ideas That we Discussed
    • Utilize Web 2.0 Technology
  • 3. Technology Options: Programming
    • Add Content to:
    • Website
    • Blog
    • Wiki
    • OPAC
    • Flicker
    • Students Learn as Part of the Program
  • 4. Technology Options: Programming
    • Technology Program……
    • Bit Different
    • More Interactive
    • More Learning
    • Can Build Upon What Was Learned
    • Share Inside and Outside of Library
    • Finally, Make it FUN!
  • 5. Technology Options: Programming
    • Computer/Technology Training
    • Create a Blog for Students (Seniors)
    • Have Them Write Their Reactions
    • Have Them Take Their Own Photos
    • Put That on Your Website
    • Podcast Your Presentations
    • Create a Training Wiki
  • 6. Technology Options: Programming
    • Consumer Health Information
    • Utilize NIH Curriculum
    • Basic Training
    • Work With Seniors to Develop a Health Information Page
  • 7. Technology Options: Programming
    • Digital Photography Training
    • Basic Class
    • Have Students Take Pictures
    • Post Them on Your Blog
    • Create Photo Contest – Take Survey to Judge Best Photo Using SurveyMonkey
    • Podcast the Reception & Winner
  • 8. Technology Options: Programming
    • Genealogy
    • Train Students to Use Free Genealogy Sites
    • Create Family Blog
    • Create Family Wiki
    • Share Photos Using Flickr or BigScreenLive
  • 9. Technology Options: Programming
    • Local History
    • Train Students to Use Local History Resources
    • Create Local History Blog on Library Website
    • Create Local History Wiki on Library Website
    • Share Photos Using Flickr or BigScreenLive
  • 10. Technology Options: Programming
    • Book Discussion Groups
    • Train Students to Use Reader’s Advisory Sites, LibraryThing, etc.
    • Share Reviews on Your Library’s Website Using a Blog
    • ?????? What Else?
  • 11. Technology Options: Programming
    • Oral History Project
    • Develop a Project on Local Life in the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s
  • 12. Technology Options: Programming
    • Celebrate Veterans Day
    • Oral History Events from WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War
  • 13. Technology Options: Programming
    • Host an Older Americans Month Program
    • Featuring the 5 Oldest Residents in Your Community
  • 14. Technology Options: Programming
    • Volunteer Opportunities
    • Develop a Blog Which Community Residents Can Post Volunteer Opportunities
  • 15. Technology Options: Programming
    • Develop Booklists
    • Created by the Seniors, Post on Your Blog
  • 16. Technology Options: Programming
    • Allan M. Kleiman
    • [email_address]
    • 732-738-5181