The Training Alphabet

Here is the working list of the Training Alphabet. Feel free to suggest something. This was inspired by Beth T, started by Maurice and contributed to on FriendFeed by Andrew, Bobbi, Greg, Jaye (who doesn’t have an active blog..yet) Laura, Linda (no blog yet,) Martha, and Stephanie.

A is for attitude or aptitude or ability or adult learner or audience
B is for balance or beginning
C is for community or connected or comprehension or connecting or communication style
D is for devices or digital
E is for entertaining or experiment or engaging
F is for follow-up
G is for goals
H is for helping hand
I so for innovation
J is for jump into it or joy of learning or jamming or just in time
K is for know when to ask for help or knocking down doors 2 perception or knowledge
L is for lifelong learning or listening
M is for managing expectations or microblog or managing identity or memorable
N is for NO trainee left behind
O is for options or objectives
P is for play or prepared
Q is for question or quality
R is for relevant
S is for solutions
T is for training
U is for understanding or usual or unusual arguments
V is for variety or victories (celebrating them)
W is for web 2.x or wisdom
X is for eXperiment or X-Lib 2.0
Y is for you
Z is for zest or zeal

Feel free to suggest here or on FF

Tshirts will be forthcoming.

Hey, I have to fund raise a domain somehow.<g>

T is for Training # 0.5 – Pilot Episode or F is for FollowUp

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Pilot Episode of T is for Training. T is for Training site on Talkshoe.

Let us know what you think.

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On the call today:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library;
Bobbi Newman,  Missouri River Regional Library;
Jennifer Ranck, Eastern Shore (MD) Regional Library
Beth Tribe, Howard County (MD) Public Library

We discussed:

General Welcoming of People

Colleges Confront Shootings with Survival Training (AP Article here) from the Kept Up Academic Librarian Blog We liked this so much, we are going to add it to the agenda for the first show.

Learning 2.X  — Implementing and Extending the Learning ( started the conversation

Getting your staff to continue the “23 things” play model

The Trainer B*tch Session

Links to things discussed in the show can be found at

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First show date set: September 12th 10am Eastern.

Looks like my sample participants can all be around on September 12th at 10 eastern, so that is when I will set up the first taping.

Details to follow about how to participate, so subscribe to this blog feed to keep up with the podcast.

When the time comes, I hope you subscribe, listen and most importantly participate.

Thank you for your support.

Help create the T is for Training podcast!

Help create a podcast that speaks to you!

Inspired by Uncontrolled Vocabulary, I am starting a podcast directed at the library training community.  and I am using talkshoe because you call in on a phone and use a VOIP client.  Yeah!

So far it is called “T is for Training

I hope to bring together other training professionals who work in or with libraries together to share stories, information and some laughs.

If you are on friendfeed, there is a friendfeed room called T is for Training. Feel free to join and participate.

If you are not on friendfeed, leave your comments here and help to shape the show……

or you can use delicious to bookmark ideas by tagging them tisfortraining

Lets create something great!