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Avondale College Book Club Presentation Slanza


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Avondale College Book Club Presentation Slanza

  1. 1. Avondale College Book Club <ul><li>Welcome to our Presentation </li></ul>
  2. 2. Presented by <ul><li>Mary Bodmin. </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Atkinson. </li></ul><ul><li>Tracy Westall. </li></ul>
  3. 3. About Avondale College
  4. 5. Contents “ Dedicated to sharing great books, news and reviews with readers everywhere” Getting Started 2 Book Club Take 1 4 Book Club Take 2 6 ‘ A Word From Our Students’ 8 Why a Book Club? 1 Why a Blog? 3 Trials & Errors 5 Blogging Workshop 7 Keeping it Interesting 9
  5. 6. Why a Book Club? <ul><li>Promoting the Library </li></ul>Student Participation Increase Issue
  6. 7. Why a Book Club? <ul><li>Something Different </li></ul>Low Usage Something Different
  7. 8. Why a Book Club? <ul><li>Creating Interest in Books & Reading </li></ul>Excitement Platform Encouragement for Others
  8. 9. Why a Book Club? <ul><li>Try Reading Something Different </li></ul>Different Genre Book Awareness
  9. 10. Getting Started Marketing <ul><li>Library Week </li></ul><ul><li>Library Refurbishment </li></ul>Advertising <ul><li>Library Breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>Library Website </li></ul><ul><li>Poster </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up Form </li></ul>
  10. 11. Why a Blog? Reviews Courses Attended Updating Image Use Current Technology Communication & Information
  11. 12. Book Club Take 1 Number of Students 21 students signed up for the Book Club. Review Impact. Genre Genre approach student vote. Blog Invitation Come and join our Blog. Group Dynamics 2 groups, 2 different days, teacher help.
  12. 13. Trials & Errors Blog Access Members Skills Student Directed Loan Periods <ul><li>Self determination </li></ul><ul><li>Management of direction </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of computer skills </li></ul><ul><li>No Confidence in writing </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Loan periods too short </li></ul><ul><li>Borrower limits too low </li></ul><ul><li>Passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Hotmail Accounts </li></ul><ul><li>Restrictions of School Internet </li></ul>
  13. 14. Book Club Take 2 Orientation Week. Longer loans, more books. No Teachers, bigger group. Decided on theme. Relaxed atmosphere. Knock over the book trolley. Success. Marketing . Incentives . 1 Group . Themed . Mood . Stampede . Impact .
  14. 15. Blogging Workshop
  15. 16. A Word From Our Students
  16. 17. Keeping it Interesting
  17. 18. English Authors & Devonshire Tea
  18. 19. Is It Worth It?
  19. 20. Thank You ! Our Blog Address