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TLW139: Facilitating Large(r) Groups

by Robin Lindbeck on November 14, 2013

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Guest Host: Brian Mayer

Topic: Facilitating Large(r) Groups

 

Articles for this Week:

 

Tip of the Week:  Silence is Golden

Do not be afraid of silence; your participants need the time to consider and form their answer.  If the silence is tough for you to tolerate…consider counting to 10 in your head to give others the time to gather their thoughts and jump in to the conversation!

 

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Thanks to Frank  Starmer for this week’s  photo!

 

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TLW133: 14 of our favorite tech tools for learning

by Robin Lindbeck on September 27, 2013

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Guest host: Wendy Rettenmeier

Topic: Tech-a-paloosa…14 of our favorite tech tools for learning

  1. Pocket (Wendy) — Pocket is a program to let you mark web content and read it later.
  2. Dropbox (Terri) — Cloud storage (also DropItToMe to allow people to add to your designated Dropbox folder.
  3. Box (Robin) — Slightly more secure cloud storage.
  4. Cubby( Robin) — Cloud storage that let’s you designate any folder to sync with the cloud, and do direct computer-to-computer syncing with no maximum storage since you are bypassing the cloud.
  5. Genius Scan (Wendy) — scanning app for iOS and Android
  6. Google Google Drive (Terri) — Cloud-based tools for searching, office productivity, etc.
  7. Jing (Robin) — Tool on your desktop to easily capture screen images and 5-minute on-screen demos.
  8. Camtasia (commerical) (Wendy) — Robust tool that allows you to create online tutorials.
  9. Skype (Terri) — Audio and video calls over the internet.
  10. Join.me (Terri) — easily share your screen with others over the internet and give others control of your screen if desired.
  11. Feedly (Robin) — RSS reader for easily keeping track of updates to blogs and other information.
  12. Twitter (Robin) — Share your 140-character messages and read the messages of others.  A great source for professional development!
  13. FollowUpThen.com (Robin) — Schedule emails to return to your inbox at a specified date and time.
  14. Flipboard (Wendy) — An RSS reader with a magazine-style layout.

 

Tip of the Week: Two great blogs to read (and add to your RSS reader)

 

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TLW 83: Even More Tech Tools for Learning!

March 24, 2012

      Topic: Even more tech tools for learning! For this week’s podcast we each once again (and for the last time!)  picked another technology tool from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies list of Top 100 Technology Tools for Learning for 2011 (listen to us talk about our earlier picks on show […]

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TLW 80: 3 MORE Tech Tools for Learning

February 24, 2012

      Topic: More tech tools for learning! For this week’s podcast we each picked another technology tool from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies list of Top 100 Technology Tools for Learning for 2011 (listen to us talk about our first three picks on TLW podcast #75 ) Jing Jing download for […]

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TLW 75: 3 Tech Tools for Learning

January 19, 2012

      Topic: Technology tools for learning For this week’s podcast we each picked a technology from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies list of Top 100 Technology Tools for Learning for 2011 Voicethread Storybird Diigo homepage Here are another 50 Tools that didn’t quite make the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 […]

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TLW #58: Think You Can’t be Creative? You can!

August 24, 2011

Topic: Sparking (or is it Igniting?) Your Creativity 4 Ways to Spark Your Creativity 7 Dazzling Ways to Ignite Your Creative Spark Develop Your Creativity for Maximum Success Can You Train People to be Creative? Boost Your Creativity at the Workplace Audio Podcast: Stimulating Innovation and Creativity in the Workplace (56 min) (Robert Sutton, Co-Director […]

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TLW #55: We’ve All Faced Difficult Situations…

August 3, 2011

              Today’s Learning Workplace podcast 55–We’ve All Faced Difficult Situations… Topic: What was your most difficult person or session?  And what did you do?     Articles for this Week: The Ubiquity of Informal Learning: Beyond the 70/20/10 Model (Learning Solutions Magazine) 10 Pyschological Keys to Job Satisfaction (PsyBlog) […]

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TLW 54: S T R E T C H the Learning

July 27, 2011

    Today’s Learning Workplace podcast 54–S T R E T C H the Learning  Topic: Beyond Learning Transfer: Extending Learning Beyond the Training Room The Learning Environment – Looking Beyond the Training Room Informal Workplace Learning Think Workscapes, Not Training Articles for this Week: The Four Traits of a High Performing Team (Trainingwreck blog) […]

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