Posts Tagged ‘Paul Signorelli’

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Christmas tree 2010On the call were Maurice Coleman, Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Paul Signorelli.  Our topic:

Most significant developments in our training/teaching/learning communities in 2017

We talked about:

  • Blended learning (online and on-site together) -> Blended existence
  • Lack of good technology in organizations for telephone or video conference calls
  • Infrastructure limitations
  • Just in time training
  • Leaving room for innovation
  • Digital divide – both access and knowledge of what you have
  • Meeting the learner at the point of need with apps
  • Turning every learning opportunity into learning opportunities that include a flipped classroom model
  • Creating interactive webinars (live online training)
  • More acceptable of non-traditional learning models
  • Change in the wording used to describe what we do and how we do it

FYI – Information on meeting rules for NYS library board of trustees.  And the video Paul mentioned was Be More Dog.

A reminder that our next T is for Training will be on Jan. 5 and then we should be recording every two weeks throughout 2018.  (Note that sometimes there are changes in the schedule and we do try to announce them in advance.)

Lastly, give T is for Training a holiday gift by doing two things:

  1. Contribute a review of this podcast to iTunes (one of the places this podcast is published).  Leaving a review in iTunes is not as easy as living a review on some other web sites, but it would mean a lot if you would do it.  This site has information (with photos) on how to leave a review.  As Maurice said, be honest. We’re trainers and appreciate feedback, no matter what it is. (BTW right now we don’t have enough reviews so a rating displays for T on iTunes.  That is making Maurice very sad.)
  2. Contribute a review on the TalkShoe web site.  We have 11 reviews and an average rating currently of 4.64.  We know that more than 11 people listen to T is for Training and hope that some of you would contribute a review here, too.

Thank YOU!

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On the call were Paul Signorelli (our backup host), Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Jodie Borgerding.  Today’s topic was dealing with unexpected changes in our training set-up.  It was unexpectedly lively!  You can listen to the show here.


By the way, Maurice Coleman, Paul and Jill gave a one-hour webinar earlier this week entitled “Oops Embracing Training Failures and Learning From Them.”  We talked about problems that a trainer might experience and how to mitigate them, as well as tips for learners.  (By the way, as a trainer, you might listen to those tips for learners and use that information to help you provide tips to keep your learners on track.)  The video is below.

Thanks to Aaron Blumberg at SWFLN for arranging the webinar. Thanks, too, to Deb McClain who provided sign language interpretation (ASL).  The webinar is also closed captioned.

TrainOn the call were Chris DeChristofaro, Kate Kosturski, Paul Signorelli, Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Maurice Coleman.  Chris is part of the Library Pros, who do a library/education podcast. {BTW the Library Pros recently interviewed Maurice on their podcast.}

We discussed LinkedIn’s Top 11 Challenges For Learning And Development In 2017: The LMS Game Plan To Succeed. The list is (we’ve focused on the ones highlighted):

  1. Having A Limited Budget
  2. Getting Employees To Make Time For Learning And Development
  3. Having A Small Learning And Development Team
  4. Demonstrating ROI
  5. Aligning To The Company’s Overall Strategy
  6. Building Employee Awareness Of Learning And Development Programs
  7. Getting Executive Buy-In
  8. Engaging Employees During Learning And Development Programs
  9. Lacking Data And Insights To Understand Which Solutions Are Effective
  10. Having Old Or Outdated Content
  11. Having Learning And Development Decentralized Within the Company

You can listen to the show here.  Our last two episode for 2017 will record on December 8 (hosted by Kate) and December 22, both at 2 p.m. ET.  Our first episode in 2018 will be on January 5 and then we’ll be recording (generally) every two weeks throughout the year.

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mmm…T is for Training number 213 on Friday the 13th!  On the call were Paul Signorelli, Maurice Coleman, and Andrea Snyder.  The gang talked talked about George Couros’ (@gcouros)  eight characteristics of the innovator’s mindset and riffs off of that  theme, which included TTWWADI (That’s The Way We’ve Always Done It).  By the way, TTWWDI is usually not a good answer.

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Jill’s TIFT view

On the call today were Andrea Snyder, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Paul Signorelli, and Maurice Coleman.   We talked about:

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This was the 9th anniversary of T is for Training! Episode 1 was on September 12, 2008.  We would like YOU to help us celebrate our longevity by contributing reviews of this podcast to iTunes (one of the places this podcast is published).  Leaving a review in iTunes is not as easy as living a review on some other web sites, but it would mean a lot if you would do it.  This site has information (with photos) on how to leave a review.  As Maurice said, be honest. We’re trainers and appreciate feedback, no matter what it is.  Thank you!

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Outdoor classroom

On the call were Jodie Borgerding, Andrea Snyder, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Paul Signorelli, Maurice Coleman, and Mark (high school librarian in Calgary, Canada).  On this show, we talked about the course development work Jill has been doing and what she has learned from it.  Along the way, we talked about live and asynchronous learning, flipped classrooms, engaging learners, and more.  We had a good conversation and a few good laughs!

Our next show will be on Sept. 15 (2 p.m. ET).  We are planning to discuss the content found on the Liberating Structures web site.  Feel free to look at the web site, then join us on the call.

Constraint

Constraint

On the call were Kate Kosturski (moderator), Paul Signorelli, Henry Mensch (newbie), Angela Paterek, Diane Huckabay, Jules Shore, and Jill Hurst-Wahl.  We talked about the article, How Constraints Can Stimulate Creative Learning Opportunities, which includes a link to a 5-minute video.  Our stories included ideas of creativity in training, improv classes, and more.

By the way,  when we came up with today’s title, Jules chimed in with (from Only the Good Die Young): “I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. The sinners have much more fun.” When you are faced with a constraint, you need to be able to smile, laugh, and move forward.

It was a good conversation today and we hope you’ll give it a listen.

BC celebrates the 4th annual Book DayFive hours of learning each week?  How hard that can be? Also, do we live in an information age? These are the topics Kate Kosturski, Maurice Coleman, and Paul Signorelli discussed.

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The Pot Of Gold At The End Of My RainbowEpisode 202 was recorded St. Patrick’s Day!  Diane Huckabay, Maurice Coleman, Kate Kosturski, and Paul Signorelli talked Play to Learn (yes, using games), the Congress bromance trip, and incorporating play into your training.  You can listen to the episode here.

 

nmc_itunesu-hrhied17finalIn this episode, Paul Signorelli and Maurice Coleman discussed the 2017 NMC Horizon Report > Higher Education Edition. Paul is one of the folks who helped create the report, and he talked about the process. Then they discuss the report itself and industry ramifications. They made jokes, too.  You can listen to the episode here.