8465930151_61af93058f_m_dMaurice Coleman, Paul Signorelli, Kate Kosturski, Angela Paterek, and Andrea Snyder talked about the just released NMC Horizon report, BYO devices, adaptive learning, augmented and virtual reality, makerspaces (since we have always been makerspaces),  and how to tell and sell our library stories to others. You can listen to the show here.

 

Pastel Bunny MarshmallowsMaurice Coleman and Jill Hurst-Wahl discussed ALA accreditation, the idea of whether there should be library trainer certification, and likely a few other random topics (like snow). You can listen to the show here.

As promised, are here is a link to the 2015 ALA Standards for the Accreditation of of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Studies. Information on the entire accreditation process can be found in the Accreditation Process, Policies and Procedures (AP3), fourth edition.

A question for the T is for Training audience is…if someone created a certification for library trainers, so that you knew that the library training had learned “X”, what would “X” be?  Feel free to leave comments on this post OR write a blog post in your blog about this topic (and then tell us where that post resides).

 

 

 

Stairs in the ALAMW16 Exhibit HallKate Kosturski and Paul Signorelli called into the show from the ALA Midwinter Conference in Boston (MA) and tried to surprise Maurice Coleman, our show host.  The three discussed:

All about relationships and monetary return on relationship building face to face and online. Also makerspacing.

You can listen to the show here.

Learn, Adapt, Scan, PointMaurice Coleman, Paul Signorelli, and  Jill Hurst-Wahl talked about the article “Lifelong Learning In Companies Of The 21st century.” In the article, Juan Carlos Sánchez noted nine (9) tendencies that we should take into consideration in regards to lifelong learning and especially continuous training.

We deviated into talking about library marketing and building the demand for library services.  For example, can we be “the place” for life-long learning?  We also talked about training room design.

This was the last show for 2015, due to the December holidays.  Our next show will be January 8.  If you are going to ALA Midwinter, consider calling in!

The show title for today is based on a conversation in chat during the show, when Paul mentioned a book and then got kicked out of Talkshoe by the software!  Paul always has a relevant book to mention!!! The other title we considered for the show is “We don’t want you to be left out!”, which reflects our desire around continuous learning.

The show can be heard here.

Paradox Bay, Lake Placid//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.jsOf course, Maurice did do a short recording of announcements and shout outs to our sponsors. Curious? You can listen to it here.

whackamoleThe topic today — how do we re-ground ourselves when stress interferes with our roles as trainer-teacher-learners — was inspired by the article Stressed Out! What Can Teachers Do About It?  On the call were Maurice Coleman, Paul Signorelli, Jill Hurst-Wahl and Diane Huckabay. We deviated into the topic of staying organized, since being unorganized can lead to stress, and eventually got back to specific topics in the article itself.

 Resources mentioned during the show included:
 You can download the show HERE.
For more information on T is for Training, contact us at tisfortrainingshow at gmail.com  or on twitter @tisfortraining

I came across this article in a Psychology Today blog post about the big elephant in the learning room, learning styles.

What are Learning Styles and Should Educators Use Them?  

Very interesting take including a great article reference to the Learning and Skills Research Centre (Great Britain) (LSRC) which produced a paper that indexes over 70 something different theories on how people gather, synthesize and process information.

Read and say what you think in the comments.

No by snigl3t on Flickr via CC Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

No by snigl3t on Flickr

Or You can get pearls at the 5 and dime.  Download the show HERE.

We started with a talk about creativity in the classroom for teachers and learners inspired by this article “Creative Teacher’ Is Not an Oxymoron,” (found by our Associate Producer and Very Usual Suspect Paul S. )  

The panel as I can remember:  Maurice Coleman, your host, (@baldgeekinmd) Paul Signorelli (@paulsignorelli)  Jules Shore (@7shores) and Andrea Snyder (@alsnyder02)

Then we talked tools to encourage that creativity and the creation of the T is for Training book club. Books to inspire you and make you better at doing your bliss.

Contact us at tisfortrainingshow at gmail.com  or on twitter @tisfortraining

ChangeOn the call were Kate Kosturski, Andrea Snyder, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Marc (in Calgary, Alberta), Donaldson and Maurice Coleman. (Marc and Donaldson were new to calling in!)

Kate started the conversation by talking about Pratt’s School of Information and Library Science becoming the Pratt Institute School of Information on October 5. (The announcement is here.) This brings up the difference between the i-schools (information) and the l-schools (library).

University of Maryland published Re-Envisioning the MLS: Findings, Issues, and Considerations, http://mls.umd.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Re

Information on ischools (information schools) are available at http://ischools.org

Eventually we moved to talk about libraries who will or will not cooperate with their neighboring libraries.

You can listen to the show here.

Rescued MouseThis show was on ALIGN (assess, learn, initiate, guide and nurture) and Trojan Mice and Miranda Organizations. On the call were Kate Kosturski, Maurice Coleman, Patti Poe, Paul Signorelli and Clark Quinn.  The show can be listened to here.

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