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.

On the show were:

  • Diane Hucklebee
  • Maurice Coleman
  • Jill Hurst-Wahl
  • Andrea Snyder
  • Jules Shore

We talked about U.S. Copyright Law, the rights of the creator (Title 17, Section 106), and Fair Use (Title 17, Section 107).  The book that Jill uses in her class “Copyright for Information Professionals” is Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators by Kenneth D. Crews.

Other resources mentioned:

You can listen to the show 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.

On the call were Courtney Young, Andrea Snyder, Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Maurice Coleman.  Links for this week include:

The entire show is available at http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-24719/TS-900190.mp3

On this episode, the topics included:

  • How to do group webinars
  • SLA NY conference
  • Speed Mentoring
  • Resume and job cover letters
  • Why libraries don’t brag about themselves and their great programs

On the call were Maurice Coleman (@baldgeekinmd), Andrea Snyder (@alsnyder02), and Kate Kosturski (@librarian_kate).  You can listen to the episode at http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-24719/TS-895456.mp3.

You might wonder, as you look at the episodes below, what happened to episode 143. With people catching up from spending time at conferences and others on vacation, episode 143 didn’t happen. Which leads us into episode 144 (2014 Intermezzo or something like that), where Maurice Coleman lets folks know that the show is not dead, but that people continue to be on vacation.  (The episode is 3 minutes long.)

In episode 145 (Do I Have Broccoli In My Teeth?), the crew discussed  personal and life-long learning networks learning styles, and Barbara Fister’s Library Journal article entitled “What PIL [Project Information Literacy] Teaches Us About Lifelong Learning.”  On the call were Maurice Coleman, Laura Botts, Paul Signorelli and Steve Thomas.

The show then took a four week hiatus, which bring us to episode 146 ( I’ll Catch Up On My Ironing), where we celebrated T is for Training’s sixth anniversay!  On the call were Maurice Coleman, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Paul Signorelli and Diane Huckabay.  Maurice began the show by talking about what the very first two shows of T is for Training talked about (and who participated).  We then jumped into a conversation about signage, directional challenges and perspectives of the learner and the teacher.

In celebration, below are photos from a few T is for Training get togethers, including when the show has been recorded with people all actually in the same room!  And if you’d like to go through the Talkshoe archive of the show, go to http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/talkCast.jsp?masterId=24719

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