[Siguse-l] Dynamic Workshop on Illustrations in Literature Offered by Maryland’s iSchool

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Fri Apr 15 12:14:29 EDT 2016

The Professional Education program at the University of Maryland’s iSchool
invites children’s and school librarians and K-12 teachers to participate
in a one-day, in-person workshop entitled *An Educated Eye: Looking at
Picture Books (and Other Images)*.

Participants will work with leading children’s literature expert, Maria
Salvadore, to gain a better understanding of how illustration and other
visual images convey meaning. By examining illustrations and other images
that appear in various media, participants will leave this workshop with
the ability to identify and evaluate picture books (and illustration in
general) that are appropriate for different age children from the very
young to adolescents.

At the completion of the workshop, participants will receive a Certificate
of Completion from the University of Maryland’s Office of Extended Studies
and earn six (6) contact hours of continuing education units (CEUs).

*About the Instructor*

Maria Salvadore has served on and chaired various book award committees,
including the Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award, the
Boston Globe/Horn Book Awards, and the Caldecott Committee. As an adjunct
faculty member at the University of Maryland, a reviewer for *School
Library Journal *and Capitol Choices, and a former member of ALA’s Notable
Children’s Book Committee, Maria brings a wealth of experience and
practical knowledge to this exciting professional development opportunity.

*Short Course Details*

   - Dates and Times
   - Saturday, June 11, 2016 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
   - Location
   - Hornbake Library South Wing, University of Maryland College Park campus
   - Price and Refunds
   - $249.00 (payable by debit or credit only)
      - Refunds will only be given under extreme circumstances at the
      discretion of the Professional Education Committee.

*Registration Details*

To register for this short course, please visit

For any questions, please contact Tricia Donovan (donovant at umd.edu),
Coordinator of Professional Education at Maryland’s iSchool.

*The Professional Education program at Maryland’s iSchool is committed to
providing quality professional and continuing education opportunities to
library and information professionals. These opportunities include short
courses, webcasts, workshops, and other experiences, both in-person and
virtually. For more information, visit http://ischool.umd.edu/
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