Blog post 2: Interview – running a successful parent volunteer program in a school library

 1. A detailed description of the activity undertaken The librarian of the Singapore American School was interviewed on how to run a successful parent volunteer program. In answering all my questions and showing me the library she explained the process of recruiting and training volunteers, the type of tasks that volunteers do, potential problems and pitfalls and how to handle them and how to show … Continue reading Blog post 2: Interview – running a successful parent volunteer program in a school library

Activity 2: Interview – running a successful parent volunteer program in a school library

Libraries in general, and some school libraries in particular are not known for having a surplus in staff. Many therefore consider turning to parent volunteers to help out with a variety of tasks.   Some libraries manage this better than others, and here in Singapore, the Singapore American School is known in our network for having a very well run, well functioning library parent volunteer program. They … Continue reading Activity 2: Interview – running a successful parent volunteer program in a school library

Assignment 3: Evaluative Report

Part 1: Online Learning Journal A separate tab for the Online Learning Journal (OLJ) was created on my blog: Informative Flights where readings and learning activities were documented throughout the session from 30 October 2013 to 26 January 2014.  Part 2: Evaluative Report During the semester many of the learning activities were interesting and eye-opening.  Prior to commencing INF506 I had considered myself to be … Continue reading Assignment 3: Evaluative Report