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On Sunday, Feb. 1, Paul Signorelli, Jules Shore and Kate Kosturski hosted a Google Hangout Air to connect with colleagues, who were unable to attend ALA Midwinter in Chicago (#alaleftbehind).  Maurice Coleman and Jill Hurst-Wahl were able to join in the conversation, and others were able to listen in.  One of the lessons we all learned was about the technical aspects of doing this!

Andrea Snyder (@alsnyder02) Paul Signorelli (@paulsignorelli) and Maurce Coleman (@baldgeekinmd) participated in this week’s T is for TrainingCollaborative Learning Spaces were the focus of the show, including conferences, informal learning places, and non traditional classrooms. You can listen to the show here.

The first T is for Training of 2015 (recording) and the participants were Maurice Coleman, Andrea Snyder, Paul Signorell, Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Steve Thomas.  The conversation began with discussing:

Boss, Jeff.  “How Smart Learners Stay Smart: 16 Ways to Stay on the Cutting Edge.Forbes.  Nov. 16, 2014.

And continued with discussing the need for professional development and for people to take charge of their professional development activities.  We also discussed the happenings at Harford County Public Library.

Links mentioned:

This T is for Training can be listened to here.

New Year's Eve BallSince this is the last show of 2014, the group did a year-end wrap up. Topics included MOOCs, selling the value of training, mentoring, and re-imagining training spaces. On the call were Jules Shore, Kate Kosturski, Paul Signorelli and Maurice Coleman.  You can listen to the show here.

The first show of 2015 will be on January 9 at 2 p.m. E.T.

Show 151 is just some announcements by Maurice Coleman, because without folks the show is not the show.  You can listen to it here.

Since no one showed up besides Maurice, he did announcements and mentioned the show’s sponsors. The next show will be Oct. 31 (All Hallow’s Eve or Halloween) at 2 p.m. ET.

Episode 141 – I’m Glad It Wasn’t Just Me – On the May 30th call were:

  • Michael Sauers
  • Paul Signorelli
  • Jules Shore
  • Maurice Coleman

Topics included:

  • Maurice’s Webjunction team-based Continuing Education project.
  • The assumption of privacy on the Internet.

Episode 142 – hiregriffeysbrain – On the June 13th call were:

  • Andrea Snyder
  • Diane Hucklebee
  • Jason Griffey
  • Steve Thomas
  • Maurice Coleman

Topics included:

  • Training on how to be a library system consultant.
  • What’s Jason Griffey is up to.
  • The impact of LibraryBoxes around the world

So, we will have the following taping schedule for T is for Training Early Summer City o’ Sin and Sand Tour.

May 30th, 2 pm Eastern  Usual Call in Format

June 13th, 2 pm Eastern  Usual Call in Format

NO live call in show on June 27th.  There will be informal T gatherings in the City o’ Sin and Sand at ALA Annual. 

Live Taping @ ALA between 3:30 pm and 4 pm live in the Learning Uncommons.  The taping will go to about 5 pm to so that I can prepare to host the Library Games.   

Then back to the two week cycle

July 11th, 2 pm Eastern  Usual Call in format.

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Keep up with us on twitter @tisfortraining

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Here is Kate’s filling in for Maurice again, and this week, Jill Hurst-Wahl @jill_hw ,  Paul @paulsignorelli , Stephanie @slzimm1 (welcome back to the show!)  and Katie Fearer from the State Library of Alaska talk about name changes for organizations, teaching-training-learning competencies, and the Webjunction Library CE Training Institute (that Maurice, Stephanie, and Katie are a part of), and the work they are doing.

The show is called Coaching is Not Therapy. Download the show right here

Maurice had an immoveable object called a keynote at the same time as the show.   Thanks to my good friend and drinker of large adult beverage the next time I see her Kate K!

That’s not Maurice you hear at the start of the episode.

That’s not even Joseph Fink.  (A little something for you Welcome to Night Vale fans.)

It’s actually Kate (@librarian_kate) filling in for Maurice this week while he’s off doing something more fun.   Kate and Jill (@jill_hw) talk about e-books, since Jill happened to be at an event on the subject this week, the implications of e-books in training, conferencing, and then come up with a really great idea that you’ll only know about if you listen to the recording (which is right over here).

Next episode is on 16 May, where we may not come up with Really Great Ideas, but you’ll have a good time and you don’t have to worry about angering the Glow Cloud or The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home.

Have a good week and stay out of the dog park. :)

 

 





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