Participants will be able to:
- Discuss techniques to identify appropriate stories for teaching legal research
- List ideas for developing a story narrative for use in their law libraries
- Learn three of the essential elements of educational storytelling
Vanessa Christman (formerly Uribe) is the director of the El Dorado County Law Library and was previously a public reference librarian and director of the Roseville Public Library’s Adult Literacy Service. She is a contributor to AALL Spectrum and Public Libraries magazines and a regular conference presenter.
Beth Wrenn-Estes is a full-time lecturer in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University and teaches courses including: Young Adult Materials; Children's Programming and Services; Storytelling; Intellectual Freedom; and History of the Book. She is a storyteller, booktalker, collection development specialist and youth advocate.
Moderator: Mark E. Estes, Bernard E. Witkin Alameda County Law Library.For more information, please go to the AALL Continuing Professional Education website here.