Content Strategy & Information Architecture Project

For the Washington Library Association Continuing Education Committee
David Talley with Emily Keller, advisor, and Kate Laughlin, staff facilitator

For LIS 590, Directed Fieldwork, Spring 2012
Lorraine Bruce, instructor

WLA Continuing EducationWLA’s Continuing Education Committee has initiated a project to review and update content on targeted to needs for training and knowledge/skill development among Washington library professionals. A subcommittee of members from the CEC will work with David Talley, a student in the MLIS program of the Information School at the University of Washington, to undertake a number of interrelated activities:

  • Inventory existing continuing education content
  • Document stakeholder needs for CE content
  • Develop an information architecture that structures CE content for learner access
  • Identify and prioritize gaps where current content leaves user needs unmet
  • Plan content development efforts to fill those gaps and begin implementation
  • Compile content strategy and maintenance process

Project Deliverables

The project will span the UW Spring 2012 quarter, from late March through early June. This work will include three online meetings of a subcommittee with representatives of the WLA CE Committee, plus ad hoc collaboration as needed to complete project deliverables. That list includes:

Questions and comments may be posted below or emailed to dwtalley[at]uw[dot]edu.