TLW137: Shoemaker’s Children? Orienting and Integrating New Faculty and L&D Professionals

October 30, 2013

        Guest Hosts: Julie Caspar, Karen Appleby Topic: Orienting and Integrating New Faculty and Trainers   Orientation Vs. Integration (–Human Resources) Helping New Faculty Members Get Off to a Good Start (pdf from Cornell University) Best Advice for New Teachers (Larry Ferlazzo’s Website of the Day) K-12 focused, but good tips for the rest of us! […]

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TLW136: Making Training More Effective

October 25, 2013

        Guest Host: Kathryn Tripp Topic: Making Training More Effective Why Training Fails (ASTD Workforce Development blog)   Articles for this Week: 12 Principles of Collaboration in Learning (TeachThought) Survey: US Workers Largely Satisfied with Work-Life Balance (Talent Management blog) Do You Have a Learning Management Strategy? (Chief Learning Officer) 10 Tips for […]

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TLW135: Workplace Challenges of Today’s Learning Professionals

October 18, 2013

Guest Hosts: Rob Lion, Utah ASTD Conference participants Topic: ASTD Utah Conference Participants Share L&D Workplace Challenges Review the conference backchannel on Twitter by searching for #ASTDUtah  “I’ve always loved a challenge.” — Lana Turner   THANK YOU to the ASTD Utah conference participants who contributed to our topic discussion this week!   Articles for […]

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TLW134: Recovering after Failure (it’s not like you’re putting lead paint on a child’s doll)

October 10, 2013

            Guest Host: Vince Nix Topic: Oops! Regaining Balance After Fails and Falls 7 Ways to Bounce Back from Career Mistakes, Missteps & Misunderstandings Kathryn Schulz: On Being Wrong  (Ted Talks)   Articles for this Week: Top 100 Tools for Learning (Learning in the Social Workplace) The Best Resources for Beginning […]

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TLW133: 14 of our favorite tech tools for learning

September 27, 2013

      Guest host: Wendy Rettenmeier Topic: Tech-a-paloosa…14 of our favorite tech tools for learning Pocket (Wendy) — Pocket is a program to let you mark web content and read it later. Dropbox (Terri) — Cloud storage (also DropItToMe to allow people to add to your designated Dropbox folder. Box (Robin) — Slightly more secure […]

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TLW132: Change Your Workplace Culture and Change Your World!

September 21, 2013

        Topic: Culture Crafting 6 Signs Your Company’s Culture Stinks (Fast Company Leadership Now blog)   Articles for this Week: Your Online Reputation: What Does Yours Say About You? (ASTD Career Development blog) AND Job Hunting: Time to Scrub Your Facebook Page (CBS Moneywatch) Advice for New Faculty: Six Lessons From The Front […]

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TLW131: How do you bounce back from change? Resilience!

September 17, 2013

          I could not find an image of a Bozo the Clown punching toy with a clear copyright to use on the website, but here’s a picture if you want to see what it looks like! Topic: Resilience Resilience: A “Must Have” Characteristic in Today’s Workplace (WITI-Women in Technology international) Resilience at work (Barry […]

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TLW 130: Reading, Writing, and Professional Development!

September 4, 2013

          Guest Hosts: Vince Nix, Jim Blume Topic: It’s back to school time…what are you learning this year? How to Set Goals That Will Keep You Fulfilled and Focused (Fast Company) Distraction Free Writing tools: OmWriter Write or Die (to use the cloud-based app on your computer, scroll down until you see “webapp.” […]

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TLW 129: Tired of Powerpoint? Try Prezi!

August 15, 2013

    Guest Hosts: Nicolle Johnson, Wendy Rettenmeier, Brandon Schiffman   Topic: Tired of Powerpoint? Try Prezi! Be Less Boring: The 4 Best Alternatives to PowerPoint (Government Executive) — The alternatives are described in a Prezi presentation Anything but PowerPoint: five fresh presentation alternatives (PC World)   Articles for this Week: 7 Unconventional Ways to […]

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TLW 128: Taking the Lessons of Great Talks for Presentations…and Beyond

July 31, 2013

        Guest Host: Wendy Rettenmeier Topic: Taking the Lessons of Great Talks for Presentations and Beyond! The Secret Structure of Great Talks (TED video)   Articles for this Week: Eight Roles of an Effective Online Teacher (Faculty Focus) Five Ways Leaders Help Others Belong, Not Just Fit in (Leading with Trust) The Future […]

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