The Library Olympics included group training sessions, independent learning activities, and team challenges. Training content ranged from basic skills (finding supplies, fixing the stapler) to more complex tasks (locating library resources online, searching the catalog). Concise and specific learning objectives served as the cornerstone of each event. Within those parameters, a concerted effort was made to build humor, physical activity, and competitive energy into events.
This poster session featured graphic signage from the program, sample event materials, and feedback from participants.
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Kraus, Hilary, "Reference Olympic Glory! Motivating Student Employees Through Competitive Training" (2011). Library Staff Publications. 12.