T is for Training 36.3- Interview with Michele Martin of The Bamboo Project

This interview with Michele Martin, social media trainer and creator of The Bamboo Project blog is the third  in a series of interviews being conducted during the “2009-2010 winter break” for T is for Training.

Download the interview here:  Michele Martin T is for Training Interview.

Or go to the T is for Training Show page and have a listen to this great interview.

Her brief bio:
Michele Martin is a learning and workforce development consultant with over 15 years experience.  Michele blogs at The Bamboo Project on using social media for learning and has developed and facilitated a number of learning, workforce and community-building activities using social media tools. She was also co-author of an essay, “Why E-Learning 2.0” for the eLearning Guild and has conducted numerous training sessions on using social media for job search and professional development. In 2008, she was nominated for 4 Edublog Awards, including best educational wiki, best individual blog and the lifetime achievement award.

We discussed government and social media, training, recharging personal batteries, upcoming projects and few other topics.

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.

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And join us on January 15th 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next recording of T is for Training.


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