Archive for December, 2009

The thirty-sixth hour of T is for Training is entitled Chess on Ice or I am looking forward to my 3-year-old using the potty. (2009 in review part 2)

Download and listen to our 25th and final show of 2009 here.

On today’s show:

Maurice Coleman Harford County (MD) Public Library
Stephanie Zimmerman Library System of Lancaster County (PA)
Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse (NY) University
Laura Botts, Mercer University (GA)
Marianne Lenox, Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Andrea Snyder, Enoch Pratt (MD) Free Library
Paul Signorelli, Paul Signorelli and Associates (CA)
Betha Gutsche, WebJunction (WA) 

The opinions expressed by call participants are those of the participants and not necessarily those of any institution or group they represent or are associated with. And thanks to those who participated by chat. We would love to hear your voice next time.

We talked about:

1) A Look Back at 2009 (Part 2):
Best Conference you attended and why? Best Training you attended and why?
Best New Resource? Most Unexpected Training Topic? Best things you learned this year?

2) A Look Ahead to 2010:
What are you looking forward to in 2010? What new technology training they expect to do in 2010? What conference are you looking forward to attending/presenting next year? What training you think will not be needed this coming year?

Upcoming events included the Technology Essentials Conference in February; Computers In Libraries in April; and Project Compass.

3) The Trainer’s Theme song sung by Stephanie Z!  to wrap up the year.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

Follow us on Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, our still new Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) LinkedIn, FaceBook, Twitter, a brand new Flickr group,   Diigo Group and our Twitter Twibe.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.  Or Use Diigo and join the T is for Training Group there.

And join us on January 15th at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training.

Join us tomorrow December 18th at 2 Eastern to wrap up our “wrap up” of the past year in training.  We will look back and look ahead to 2010.  In addition we will revive the “Inside the Trainer’s Studio” from last year’s wrap up show.

There will be no show on the 1st of January with our next show coming up on the 15th of January.

In between shows, I would like to interview some training professionals who do not get a chance to join the T is for Training crew regularly.  If you can think of some people, let me know and I will try to get an interview scheduled in our intersession.

Come  ready to talk about:

1) A Look Back (If you didn’t get a chance to say so last time…):
Best Conference you attended and why?
Best Training you attended and why?
Best New Resource?
Most Unexpected Training Topic?
Best things you learned this year?

2) A Look Ahead:
What are you looking forward to in 2010?
What new technology training they expect to do in 2010?
What conference are you looking forward to attending/presenting next year?
What training you think will not be needed this coming year?

3) A Look Inside:  Just a couple of questions for each of our guests.

The 10 questions:
What is  your favorite word to hear in training?
What is your least favorite word in training?
What sound do you like to hear in training?
What sound do you hate to hear in training?
What other profession other than yours would  you like to attempt?
What other training would you like to do?
What other profession would you not like to do?
What type of training you do not like to do?
What things turns you on about training?
What things turn you off about training?

We tape every other Friday (including this Friday the 18th) at 2 pm Eastern time an episode of the library training podcast T is for Training. Please join us to share your sights and insights with others in a free-flowing conversation.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

Where and How? : The show’s address is here:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/24719 You can listen live by clicking on the show’s page. You can call in, listen to the stream, or come by and chat.

It is up to you, but please do come. If you want to participate with your voice on the call, you should probably join Talkshoe before the show. You can catch up with all of the episodes  you may have missed by going to the Talkshoe either via the sidebar widget or via the web.

Keep up with us via: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes HomeFriendfeed, LinkedIn, FaceBook, Google Group, or Twitter.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.  Or Use Diigo and join the T is for Training Group there.

See you tomorrow!

The thirty-fifth hour of T is for Training is entitled and then Karaoke! (2009 in review part 1)

Download and listen to our 24th show of 2009 here.

On today’s show:

Maurice Coleman Harford County (MD) Public Library
Stephanie Zimmerman Library System of Lancaster County (PA)
Beth Tribe, Howard County (MD) Public Library
Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse (NY) University
Laura Botts, Mercer University (GA)
Marianne Lenox, Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Derrick Jefferson, Art Center College of Design (CA)  Welcome First Time Caller!

The opinions expressed by call participants are those of the participants and not necessarily those of any institution or group they represent or are associated with. And thanks to those who participated by chat. We would love to hear your voice next time.

We talked about:

Best Conference you attended and why?
Best Training you attended and why?
Best New Resource;
Most Unexpected Training Topic;
Best things you learned this year….

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

Follow us on Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, our still new Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) LinkedIn, FaceBook, Twitter, a brand new Flickr group,   Diigo Group and our Twitter Twibe.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.  Or Use Diigo and join the T is for Training Group there.

And join us on December 18th 2009 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training.

Join us tomorrow December 4th 2 Eastern to begin a wrap up of the past year in training.

Come  ready to talk about:

Best Conference you attended and why?
Best Training you attended and why?
Best New Resource
Most Unexpected Training Topic
Best things you learned this year….

We tape every other Friday (including this Friday the 4th) at 2 pm Eastern time an episode of the library training podcast T is for Training. Please join us to share your sights and insights with others in a free-flowing conversation.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

Where and How? : The show’s address is here:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/24719 You can listen live by clicking on the show’s page. You can call in, listen to the stream, or come by and chat.

It is up to you, but please do come. If you want to participate with your voice on the call, you should probably join Talkshoe before the show. You can catch up with all of the episodes  you may have missed by going to the Talkshoe either via the sidebar widget or via the web.

Keep up with us via: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes HomeFriendfeed, LinkedIn, FaceBook, Google Group, or Twitter.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.  Or Use Diigo and join the T is for Training Group there.

See you tomorrow!





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