Personal information First name * Last name * Occupation, Title, or Affiliation: * Home address Street address * City * State * Zip code * Phone (personal) * Fax (personal) Email (personal) * Office address Street address City State Zip code Phone (office) Fax (office) Email (professional) Proposed Seminar Information Seminar title * Promotional seminar description * Please provide a short description of your seminar of no more than 75 words to be used in the brochure and website advertising. This description will be edited for publication and promotional purposes. Instructor bio * Please provide a one-sentence identification of yourself to be used in the brochure and website advertising. This description will be edited for publication and promotional purposes. Maximum seminar enrollment * Classrooms hold 25 maximum Number of sessions * Hours per session * Evening classes can meet for 1.5 or 2 hours; all others meet for two hours. Have you taught this seminar at the Newberry before? * yes no If yes, when? If this is a writing workshop or hands-on seminar, is it aimed at a particular skill level? novice intermediate advanced all levels Would you like to offer your class for Continuing Professional Development Unit (CPDU) credit to Illinois teachers seeking recertification? * yes no Please contact the Director of Continuing Education for details. See the "Teach a Seminar" page for details about CPDU credit and the Seminars Program. AvailabilityThe time slots for seminars are based on other activities in the library, the building's operation hours, and what we've found works well for participants. Generally, our weekday afternoon classes run from 2 - 4 pm, and our weekday evening classes run from 5:45 - 7:45 or 6 - 7:30 (the building closes at 8 pm). Saturday morning classes run from 10 am - noon, and afternoon courses from 1 - 3 pm. Saturdays are slightly more flexible and all-day or longer format courses can also be accommodated. If these times do not work for you, please indicate so in the comments section. If you would like to rank your available time slots, please use the comments section. I will be able to teach at the following times (check all that apply) * Tuesday afternoons Tuesday evenings Wednesday afternoons Wednesday evenings Thursday afternoons Thursday evenings Saturday mornings Saturday afternoons Any of the above I am unable to teach on the following dates I would prefer to teach on the following dates Comments UploadsUploads support .doc, .docx, and .pdf files with a maximum size of 2MB per file Curriculum Vitae/Resume * Please provide a recent CV or resume that highlights relevant job experience, particularly teaching experience, research, publications, and activities. Seminar Description and Syllabus/Reading List * Submit a description that includes: a general overview of the seminar that delineates your approach to the topic (about one page), an explanation of how the proposed seminar relates to the Newberry's holdings and a comprehensive reading list or syllabus, including page numbers, organized by class/session. Please note that we discourage proposals that require out of print texts and that the Seminars Office cannot provide course photocopies on as needed basis. Check to see that the texts you have listed are in print. Likewise, we discourage proposals that ask participants to read more than 200 pages of fictional prose per week or more than 75 pages of poetry or non-fictional prose per week. Other documents Upload any other relevant application documents. Required MaterialsPlease tell us what materials your seminar participants will need and how you recommend that they be obtained. The Newberry Bookstore will stock and sell most Seminar books. Alternatively, a selection of excerpts and shorter readings can be distributed by the instructor or the Newberry. For more information about these logistics, please review the Reading and Materials Guide . Items required for my course (check all that apply) Book(s) A selection of shorter materials distributed by the instructor A selection of shorter materials distributed by the Newberry (via printed course packets and digital downloads) Newberry collection items Other materials There are no required materials Materials description (Please include a description of the items or materials, including the ISBN-13 number for all books) First ReadingsPlease let us know if you plan on requiring any reading or preparation before the first session of the seminar. I will require the following reading(s) before the first session (check all that apply) * reading(s) from a book on the materials list an article or document published online a scanned/photocopied document other I will not require preparatory readings Please detail the first reading(s) you plan on assigning, including publication and access information. If you have any other prep required, you can explain it here. ReferencesList the names of two people we may contact who can provide an opinion of your proposed seminar and who are familiar with you and your previous work and teaching experience. Please note: If you have taught with the Newberry Library Seminars in the last five years, you do not need to provide this information.Reference 1 Name Occupation Street address City State Zip code Phone Email Reference 2 Name Occupation Street address City State Zip code Phone Email Audio/visual and other equipmentDigital classrooms at the Newberry Library are all equipped with Wi-Fi Internet connection, overhead LCD projectors, in-ceiling speakers, desktop computers that are connected to these systems, wall-plates and connection cables (VGA, HDMI) to connect external devices (laptops, tablets, mp3 players, etc) to the projection/audio system. Instructors can use these built-in systems for slideshow presentations, online resources, playing DVDs and CDs, etc., all without any advance reservations or requests. For more information about what equipment is available, please review the Seminars A/V Guide . Do you need A/V equipment for your seminar? * yes no I will need the following additional A/V equipment (check all that apply) Wireless Keyboard with built-in mouse Wireless clicker with laser pointer Portable CD /cassette player Additional adaptors ( thunderbolt, mini-DVI, mini-display port, mini-VGA, iPod) Other (please specify in the space below) Other additional A/V equipment needed CAPTCHAThis question is to prevent automated spam submissions. What code is in the image? * Enter the characters shown in the image.