The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), will offer three online courses this fall: AIMing at Tweens Advising, Involving, Motivating, taught by Teri Lesesne; Graphic Novels and Teen Readers: The Basics and Beyond, taught by Francisca Goldsmith; and Reaching Teens with Gaming, taught by Beth Gallaway.
AIMing at Tweens and Graphic Novels and Teen Readers both meet for four weeks. Reaching Teens with Gaming meets for six weeks. All courses begin Oct. 5. To read course descriptions, please visit www.ala.org/yalsa and click on “Online Courses.”
Registration for YALSA’s online courses is available at www.ala.org/yalsa now through Oct. 2. Four-week courses cost $135 for YALSA members and students, $175 for ALA members and $195 for nonmembers. Six-week courses cost $149 for YALSA members, $195 for ALA members and $215 for nonmembers.
Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more, and all YALSA e-courses are available for licensing; contact Amy Gelbman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 5293, for more information.