Training Adults

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Training Adults

  1. 1. Training Adults: Tips & Techniques Nicole C. Engard VP of Education, ByWater Solutions Author, The Accidental Systems Librarian 2d nengard@gmail.com http://tasl.web2learning.net http://web2learning.netThursday, April 11, 13
  2. 2. Prepare http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015880206851/Thursday, April 11, 13
  3. 3. Don’t get stuck in a rut http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015880206860/Thursday, April 11, 13
  4. 4. Entering the unknown http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878960370/Thursday, April 11, 13
  5. 5. Alleviate Fears http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878888140/Thursday, April 11, 13
  6. 6. Old is comforting http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015879031182/Thursday, April 11, 13
  7. 7. Manage expectations http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878616692/Thursday, April 11, 13
  8. 8. Change is scary http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015879184585/Thursday, April 11, 13
  9. 9. Start by empathizing http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878896098/Thursday, April 11, 13
  10. 10. Dont Lecture / Ask Questions http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878821496/Thursday, April 11, 13
  11. 11. Use the Right Tech http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015879497298/Thursday, April 11, 13
  12. 12. What do you like? http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015879614876/Thursday, April 11, 13
  13. 13. Provide Examples http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878793700/Thursday, April 11, 13
  14. 14. Different learning styles http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878756104/Thursday, April 11, 13
  15. 15. Make it Fun http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015880206827/Thursday, April 11, 13
  16. 16. Ah! Ha! Moment http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878821524/Thursday, April 11, 13
  17. 17. You cant win them all http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878762573/Thursday, April 11, 13
  18. 18. Tools for Training http://pinterest.com/pin/34340015878766782/Thursday, April 11, 13
  19. 19. Share your favorites ● Links: – http://delicious.com Bookmark tools and useful sites to share in classes – mine: http://delicious.com/nengard – http://zotero.org Keep a running bibliography on the topics you teach and share those resources with the class – mine: http://www.zotero.org/nengardThursday, April 11, 13
  20. 20. Show Them How Record My Desktop recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net Open Source screencasting Jing www.techsmith.com/jing.html Free of cost screencasting Screencast-O-Matic www.screencast-o-matic.com Free of cost screencasting TeamViewer www.teamviewer.com Screensharing/Remote controlThursday, April 11, 13
  21. 21. Meet Online Google Hangout google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/ Free way to meet online with small groups Join.me http://join.me Free trial and then a pay service to share your screen GoToMeeting/Webinar http://gotomeeting.com Robust subscription service to offer meetings onlineThursday, April 11, 13
  22. 22. Keep the learning going ● Moodle: http://moodle.com Create an online course that students can come back to ● Wiki: http://www.mediawiki.org Create a wiki that students can contribute to as they learn ● Wordpress: woothemes.com/products/sensei/ Turn Wordpress in to a CMSThursday, April 11, 13
  23. 23. Get Feedback LimeSurvey: http://limesurvey.org Create and host your own surveys, evaluations and quizzes on your library server SurveyMonkey: http://surveymonkey.com Hosted remotely, costs money for enhanced featuresThursday, April 11, 13
  24. 24. Gamification Create bingo cards to go along with your class Custom Bingo: http://print-bingo.com Create a program with goals and rewards/ prizes to work toward 23 Things: http://bit.ly/23thingslibs NLC Things: http://nlcblogs.nebraska.gov/ nelearns/category/thing/ OpenBadges: http://openbadges.orgThursday, April 11, 13
  25. 25. Tips from the Book ● Chapter 8: Instruction Techniques – http://tasl.web2learning.net/links/ ● Chapter 9: Independent Study – http://tasl.web2learning.net/links/Thursday, April 11, 13
  26. 26. Final Tips ● In person is always better – Seeing faces and expressions makes all the difference ● Dont get stuck on your outline – Train to your audience, not to your schedule ● Make it personal – Always share personal stories, empathize ● Be enthusiastic! – If youre excited your trainees will be tooThursday, April 11, 13
  27. 27. Thank You!! Nicole C. Engard VP of Education, ByWater Solutions Author, The Accidental Systems Librarian 2d nengard@gmail.com http://tasl.web2learning.net http://web2learning.netThursday, April 11, 13

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