Archive for 2010

T is for Training Episode 62:  Beware the Trogolosarus or Don’t Let Them See My Shame is now available for download here from our host TalkShoe. You can listen to this or any of our other shows using the TalkShoe panel in our sidebar.

Thanks to the participants who participated on today’s call.

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.

Today’s Guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Marianne Lenox, Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Kate Kosturski, Middlesex (NJ) Public Library
Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse (NY) University
Angela Paterek, Rocky River (OH) Public Library
Laura Botts, Mercer University (GA)
Paul Signorelli, Paul Signorelli and Associates (CA)
Bobbi Newman, Libraries and Transliteracy Blog

The agenda:

We will take a break this Winter and return on January 14th 2011 with a fresh episode.

If you want anyone interviewed for our intersession report.  As in anyone who would contribute mightily to this Training and Staff Development program, let me know and I will try to talk to them during the break.

We talked about what one or two thing we learned this year directed by these questions:

Best Conference you attended and why?
Best Training you attended and why?
Best New Resource?
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 ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep up with us: Our blogPodcast FeedITunes Home,Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) and our Diigo Group.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 14th, 2011 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

Inspired by various flavors of end of the end of the year posting, today’s Sixty-second show will be all about the year in review.

We tape today at 2 pm eastern time today Friday December 17th!

We will take a break this Winter and return on January 14th 2011 with a fresh episode.

If you want anyone interviewed for our intersession report.  As in anyone who would contribute mightily to this Training and Staff Development program, let me know and I will try to talk to them during the break.

We will talk about what one or two thing we learned today and perhaps tackle to T is for Training questionnaire.

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 2011?
What new technology training they expect to do in 2011?
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?

And of course what subjects you bring to the show.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

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 Home, Friendfeed, 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 at 2 pm!

T is for Training Episode 61:  That Lobbycon Feeling is now available for download here from our host TalkShoe. You can listen to this or any of our other shows using the TalkShoe panel in our sidebar.

Thanks to the participants who participated so much that I had to use my voice very little today.

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.

Today’s Guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Marianne Lenox, Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Lori Reed, ALA Learning
Julie Strange
, Maryland Ask Us Now (MD)
Michael Porter, WebJunction (Not so new Usual Suspect!)
Kate Kosturski,
Middlesex (NJ) Public Library
Jennifer Koerber Boston (MA) Public Library (New Usual Suspect!)
Peter Bromberg, Princeton (NJ) Public Library
Sarah Houghton-Jan, San Jose Public Library

The agenda:

The WebJunction Conference Serving the 21st Century Patron
Help Plan the next WebJunction Conference
Free Web Seminars
The Importance of Staff Development and How To Do It Inexpensively And Well.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep up with us: Our blogPodcast FeedITunes Home,Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) and our Diigo Group.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 17th, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

T  is for Training Episode 59:  A Very Very Short Show is now available for download here from our host TalkShoe. You can listen to this or any of our other shows using the TalkShoe panel in our sidebar.

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.

Today’s Guest:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library

The agenda:

Thanks to our sponsors

See you on December 3rd

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep up with us: Our blogPodcast FeedITunes Home,Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) and our Diigo Group.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 3rd, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

T  is for Training Episode 59:  The Host Forgot To Take Notes is now available for download here from our host TalkShoe. You can listen to this or any of our other shows using the TalkShoe panel in our sidebar.

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.

Today’s Guests:  And I will listen to the show to see if I missed someone.

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Chester Mealer, Rapides Parish Library (LA)
Andrea Snyder, Enoch Pratt (MD) Free Library and MD State Library Resource Center
Kate Kosturski,
Middlesex (NJ) Public Library
Mary Pelton, Rocky River (OH) Public Library
Kathy O’Neil, Rocky River (OH) Public Library

The agenda:

Virtual Learning and Web Seminars  (I think, remember I took bad notes)

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep up with us: Our blogPodcast FeedITunes Home,Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) and our Diigo Group.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 November 19th, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

T is for Training Episode 58:  Hand Grenades of Happiness is now available for download here from our host TalkShoe. You can listen to this or any of our other shows using the TalkShoe panel in our sidebar.

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.

Today’s Guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Marianne Lenox, Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Chester Mealer, Rapides Parish Library (LA)
Jill Hurst-Wahl
, Syracuse (NY) University
Julie Strange
, Maryland Ask Us Now (MD)
Andrea Snyder,
Enoch Pratt (MD) Free Library and MD State Library Resource Center
Kate Kosturski,
Middlesex (NJ) Public Library
Janie Hermann, Princeton (NJ) Public Library

The agenda:

Keeping Track of Your Trainees
Dealing  With Problem Trainees
Internet Librarian 2010

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep up with us: Our blogPodcast FeedITunes Home,Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) and our Diigo Group.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 November 5th, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!


T is for Training Episode 57: Finding Balance – It’s Different for Everyone is now available for download here from our host TalkShoe. You can listen to this or any of our other shows using the TalkShoe panel in our sidebar.

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.

Today’s Guests:

Lori Reed, Charlotte Mecklenburg (NC) Library
Kate Kosturski, Middlesex (NJ) Public Library
Peter Bromberg, Princeton (NJ) Public Library
Jay Turner, Gwinnett County (GA) Public Library
Mary Pelton, Rocky River (OH) Public Library
Pat Carterette, Georgia Public Library Service

The agenda:

Work-Life Balance
Training for safety, security, self-defense, disaster preparedness

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep up with us: Our blogPodcast FeedITunes Home,Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) and our Diigo Group.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 October 22th, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Timefor the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

 


Join us today for episode 57 of T is for Training where we will have a special guest host, Lori Reed of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and managing editor of the ALA Learning blog.

Topics for today include but are not limited to: training staff on safety and security, first aid and AEDs, and everyone’s favorite topic work life balance. If there are other topics you would like to discuss simply bring them up in chat or add a comment here.

See you at 2pm!

T is for Training Episode 56: Beta Is Forever, So Is Learning is now available for download here from our host Talkshoe. You can listen to this or any of our other shows using the TalkShoe panel in our sidebar.

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.

It is our first show after our SECOND ANNIVERSARY SHOW! and….

Thank you to EVERYONE who has participated, talked about, thrown confetti and otherwise supported this  little enterprise over the last two years and one show.

Today’s Guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Beth Tribe, Howard County (MD) Public Library
Richard Mott Jacksonville (FL) Public Library (Welcome New T is for Training Usual Suspect!)
Kate Kosturski, Middlesex (NJ) Public Library (Welcome New T is for Training Usual Suspect!)
and Mark as the Mystery Guest.

The agenda:
The ALA Learning Wiki
The Importance of Evaluation
Getting Ahead Socially

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep on Your Radar: Two Podcasts : LibPunk and Heels and Tiaras. Both feature adult language used properly.

Upcoming Conferences with Requests for Proposals for Presentations: Computers In Libraries 2011 (March)

Keep up with us: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) and our Diigo Group.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 October 8th, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

Today at 2 pm eastern time another edition of T is for Training will be recorded.  It will be our LT edition.

I hope that you can join us today for an hour of conversation about training.

The Docket so far (still waiting for ideas to hit):

The ALA Learning Wiki

If the Internet Dies, What Will We Use To Train People Over Distances?

You Make The Call:  Your Training  Issues Discussed.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

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 Home, Friendfeed, 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 at 2 pm!