• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
It's All Hallway! An Unconference Approach to Professional Development
 

It's All Hallway! An Unconference Approach to Professional Development

on

  • 4,971 views

SLA 2011 DBIO Medical Section Program

SLA 2011 DBIO Medical Section Program

Statistics

Views

Total Views
4,971
Views on SlideShare
4,785
Embed Views
186

Actions

Likes
3
Downloads
0
Comments
2

7 Embeds 186

http://peopleinteract.wordpress.com 146
http://unconferencing.blogspot.com 21
http://unconferencingwhereanytwo.wordpress.com 9
url_unknown 7
http://paper.li 1
http://www.blogger.com 1
http://twitter.com 1
More...

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel

12 of 2 previous next

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • I followed the LinkedIn Emerging Leaders group to this presentation and found it really interesting. I've shared it on a blog started by members of the American Theological Library Association after a presentation on unconferences at our annual meeting: http://unconferencing.blogspot.com/.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • Thanks for pulling us together, Lisa! It was a great session.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • Karen: Specifics for SLA and also general resources.
  • Mini-Unconference   10 minutes: Pick topics 10 minutes: Discuss topics 10 minutes: Share ideas / record ideas SLA wants to collect Unconference sessions in a Word Map.

It's All Hallway! An Unconference Approach to Professional Development It's All Hallway! An Unconference Approach to Professional Development Presentation Transcript

  • It's All Hallway! An Unconference Approach to Professional Development Lisa Chow | Karen Huffman | Mary Talley SLA Annual Conference DBIO Medical Section Program Monday, June 13, 2011 | 10:00-11:30 AM
  • Introductions
  • Agenda
    • Overview of Unconferences (Karen)
    • Examples of Unconferences:
    •  
      • Embedded Librarianship (Mary)
      • HealthCampNYC: Community Health & Health Literacy (Lisa)
    • Wrap-up (Karen)
      • Additional Examples & Resources
      • Key Takeaways
    • Applying What You Learned... (You)
  • Definition
    • SLA Unconference wiki wiki.sla.org/display/unconf/Glossary
    • A facilitated, participant driven conference around a theme or purpose. This model is used to foster and engage better professional communication. There are a handful of ways unconferences are arranged. Organizations may include unconferences within traditional conferences.
    •  
  •  
  • To Summarize...
    • Key points
      • Participant-driven
      • Professional development event
      • Collective knowledge of the group
      • Informal learning environment
      • Loosely based structure
    • Free-form meetings (or un-meetings)
      • BarCamps
      • Open Space Technology
      • Podcamps
      • Mind Camp
    • Four Principles
      • Whoever comes is the right group of people.
      • Whatever happens is the only thing that could have.
      • Whenever it starts is the right time.
      • When it’s over, it’s over.
    • Law of Two Feet
    • “ Any persons neither learning from nor contributing to a group discussion must walk to another one.”
  • Rules Revised
  • Unconference Proposal
    • Concerns:
      • Unconference = unproductive
      • Nontraditional concept
      • Anxiety about this new idea
    • Benefits:
      • A way to engage staff
      • Foster skills
      • Boost staff morale
  • Format: All Day vs. 2 Hours
  • Capture Ideas
  • Summarize Ideas
  • Facilitated UnConferences 
  • Facilitated UnConferences - Why?
  • Facilitated Unconferences - When?
  • Facilitated Unconferences - When?
  •  
  • HealthCampNYC
    • What: HealthCampNYC: Using Collective Knowledge to Improve Health Literacy and Community Health
    •  
    • When: May 14, 2010
    • Where: New York metro and tri-state areas
    •  
    • Who: Librarians, literacy professionals, public health professionals, medical professionals, community-based organizations
  • Timeline
    • Six months before (December) - Reserve space
    •  
    • Five months before (January) - First team meeting
    •  
    • Three months before (February) - Send out Save the Date
    •  
    • Two months before (March) - Send out event flier and info
    • One month before (April) - Open registration on wiki, finalize logistics, room setup, and technology requests
    •  
    • One week before - Go through list of suggested topics, printing/photocopying, etc.
  • Marketing
  •  
  • HealthCampNYC Wiki Stats
  •  
  • Opening Session
  • Discussion Topics
    •  
  • Learning/Sharing/Brainstorming
  •  
  • Lessons Learned
      • Choose a different weekday, not Friday
    •  
      • Better explain unconference concept and what the day will be like
    •  
      • Give out evaluations at the beginning
  • More Information
    • HealthCampNYC Wiki
    • http://healthcampnyc.wetpaint.com/
    • HealthCampNYC Summary Report
    • http://bit.ly/healthcampnyc-summary-report
  • Additional Examples & Resources
    • SLA Unconference wiki
    • wiki.sla.org/display/unconf
    •  
    • Del.icio.us tag: Unconference  
    • www.delicious.com/tag/unconference
    • LIS Wiki: Library Camps  
    • http://liswiki.org/wiki/Library_Camp
    • "Revitalizing Communication and Professional Development Through Unconferences" Presentation at PLA
    • http://slidesha.re/pla-unconferences
    • METRO LibGuide on Unconferences
    • http://bit.ly/unconferences
  • Key Takeaways
  • Unconference in ~30 minutes
      • How will you use this model?
      • Which model works best for you -- all day, 2 hours, [or less]?
      • What are some challenges that you might encounter in your organization with doing an unconference?
      • Five key takeaways from what you heard today?
      • Other topics or ideas?
  • Summary of Ideas www.tagcrowd.com