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FOLIOz: Facilitated Online Learning as an Interactive Opportunity in Australia

Moving into Supervision: Supervisory Skills for library technicians and/or newly qualified professionals (MOVES)

 

About MOVES...

Welcome to the 'Moving into Supervision: Supervisory Skills for library technicians and/or newly qualified professionals (MOVES) webpages. MOVES is an online interactive course on supervisory skills that is being delivered by email and Web pages. The course has been comissioned by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) as a FOLIOz course for Australian and New Zealand librarians.

 

The MOVES course began on Monday 1st June 2009 and finished on Friday 10th July 2009. For the course materials, see the MOVES archive. To see an outline of the course, see the MOVES course timetable.

 

Key Materials...

 

Portfolio Templates:

Group Supported Route

Self-Directed Route

 

Portfolios will be assessed by the following criteria depending on which route you are undertaking:

Group-Supported Assessment Criteria

Self-Directed Assessment Criteria

 

Reading:

Course Introduction

Course FAQs

Portfolio Submission Instructions

Evaluation Form - please complete the online course evaluation form.

 

Briefings:

What are the personal qualities needed for supervision?

Recruitment and selection

Managing Time and Workload

 

Story: 

Part 1: Personal Qualities

Part 2: Orientation

Part 3: Delegation and Monitoring

Part 4: Developing staff potential

 

 

Buddy Group List

Find out who is in your buddy group at: buddy group

 

Course Aim...

The MOVES course aims to help library technicians and new information professionals to gain an understanding and appreciation for key principles and methods of effective supervision of staff in any type of library or information service.

 

Course Objectives...

By the end of the MOVES course participants will be able to:

 

 

Useful references

 

For more information on supervisory skills, see the following references: