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Beyond the SEA Webinar: STEAM Programming for Adults – January 22, 2019, 2pm ET

Posted by on December 19th, 2018 Posted in: Blog


Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:00 PM ET

Presenter: Shelley Orr, Digital Services Library, Catawba County Library

Summary: Adult STEAM programming recognizes that adult life-long learners also benefit from an increased interest and knowledge of STEAM topics which can empower to them to think creatively and to design and engineer solutions to real world problems. With this goal in mind the Catawba County Library has established a series of community driven STEAM programs for Adults. During this hour long session, we will share the inspiration for Adult Steam programs, how to get started, find community partners, funding ideas, and program evaluation. Participants will also learn how to transform popular DIY craft programs into Adult STEAM programs.

Presenter Bio: Shelley Orr is the Digital Services Librarian for the Catawba County Library System where she oversees TechConnect, an open MakerSpace where the public can build inspired ideas from start to finish.   She delivers technology, workforce development, and STEAM programming to all age groups and has partnered with community organizations and county agencies to provide her expertise and teaching experience.  In the past, she has served as a facilitator to introduce new technologies and applications into higher ed classrooms, faculty support for the implementation a 1:1 iPad program, and as a co-creator of digital literacy tools.

MLA CE:  1 Contact Hour

Contact:  For additional information, please contact Nancy Patterson

Pre-RegisterPre-registration is strongly recommended, but not required.

To Join the Training Session
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1. Go to https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=t4b205553c6e0dc5680648c4c9aff9077
2. Enter your name and email address (or registration ID).
3. Enter the session password: nnlm.
4. Click “Join Now”.
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link
https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=t0fdd581d68991a262aa9a97973fcdbd7

To Join the Session by Phone Only
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To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the training session, or call the number below and enter the access code.
Call-in toll number (US/Canada):1-650-479-3208
Global call-in numbers: https://nih.webex.com/nih/globalcallin.php?serviceType=TC&ED=60868973&tollFree=0
Access code: 293 305 181

To add this session to your calendar program (for example Microsoft Outlook), click this link:
https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=t5870bc88f98941b01ef2bd8e476138ff

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