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"Building Meaningful Collaborations"
ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) Mt. Diablo Chapter -- December 2008

Danville, CA
(PDF)

"Collaboration, Technology, Social Media, and Learning: The 2012 Horizon Report--Higher Education Edition"

ASTD Mount Diablo Chapter Monthly Meeting Presentation-- June 19, 2012

with Samantha Adams

Danville, CA

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Community and Collaboration in an Onsite-Online World: An Annotated Bibliography"
Updated March 19, 2013
(PDF)

"Community Collaboration: Helping Shape Our Communities"

Northeast Kansas Library System: Library Directors Institute-- November 7, 2013

Valley Falls, KS

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Community Partnerships: How to Get It Done"

ALA Editions Webinar -- April 2013
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Conflict Resolution/Difficult People:

Why Am I So Angry (And What Are You Going to Do About It?)"

Webjunction Webinar -- October 2010

with Maurice Coleman
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Cover to Cover: Redefining Boks and Library Collections in Learning"

PCI Webinar -- June 2014

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Critical Thinking and Assumptions in Decision-making"
Updated April 18, 2011
(PDF)

"Designing Engaging Learning for Library Staff and Users"

PCI Webinar -- October 2013

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Developing Communities of Learning"

PCI Webinar -- December 2013

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Ed-Tech, Learning, and NMC Horizon Reports: What's In It for Us...and Our Learners"

ATD (formerly ASTD) Golden Gate Chapter Monthly Meeting Presentation-- May 15, 2015

with Samantha Adams Becker

San Francisco, CA

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Effective Presentations"
ALA Annual Conference CLENE Preconference Workshop -- July 2009

with Lori Reed

Chicago, IL
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"E-learning: Annotated Bibiliography for Library Training Programs"
Updated February 23, 2011
(PDF)

"E-learning: Basics and Best Practices"
Updated July 1, 2010
(PDF)

"E-learning: Google Chat as an E-learning Tool (Transcript of a Live Session)"
Live online session held October 13, 2009, with University of Nevada, Las Vegas Journalism students
(PDF)

"E-learning: Tools, Resources, and Innovations"

Postings on Building Creative Bridges Blog

"From Words to Pictures: Imagery in PowerPoint Presentations"
California Library Association Annual Conference Presentation -- November 2008

Long Beach, CA
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"How to Teach Online: A Beginner's Guide"

ALA TechSource Webinar -- January 2014

with Dan Freeman
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Ignite, Interact, & Engage: Maximizing the Learning Outcome"
ALA Annual Conference Presentation -- Learning Round Table

with Sharon Morris

Anaheim, CA
June 2012
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Instant Professional Development (podcast)"
Episode 101 of Maurice Coleman's T is for Training biweekly one-hour podcast; focuses on the use of Twitter backchannels as learning tools in conferences and expands into an exploration of how we all play the role of trainer-teacher-learner in many different parts of our lives; additional thoughts posted on Building Creative Bridges blog

June 2012

(Archived 45-minute audio-recording)

"Leadership: Trainers as Leaders--Introduction and Resource Sheet"
Updated July 1, 2010
(PDF)

"Leadership: Trainers as Leaders (Overview)"
American Library Association Presentation/Panel Discussion -- Learning Round Table -- June 2010
with Maurice Coleman, Sandra Smith, and Louise Whitaker

Washington, DC

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Learning that Sticks: A Demonstration" (Video)
This 10-minute presentation for trainer-teacher-learners demonstrates the use of chunking to help learners absorb knowledge. It was designed to incorporate storytelling, chunking, experiential learning, thoughts on how stress hinders learning, follow-up, the importance of communities of learning, and an example of a visual summary into an example of how to chunk a learning opportunity. This version was prepared in Captivate, includes closed captioning (if enabled on your device), and is posted on YouTube.

August 2013

(Captivate Video)

"Learning that Sticks: A Demonstration" (PowerPoint Version)
Original PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes, delivered face to face to a prospective learning client February 2013

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Learning to Learn: Tips for Thriving in Tech Training" (Video)
This 11-minute presentation, prepared with Captivate and posted on YouTube for learners who are about to tackle any new tech tool, addresses the challenges of overcoming unfamiliarity with these tools and the need for help with the learning process itself. It is also designed to demonstrate how trainer-teacher-learners can address the challenges their learners face.

October 2013

(Captivate Video)

"Learning to Learn: Tips for Thriving in Tech Training (Summary Sheet)"

Updated October 1, 2013
(PDF)

"Libraries as Partners in Lifelong Learning"

PCI Webinar -- July 2014

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"LibraryThing" List of Books on Training, Collaboration, and Other Topics

Includes Ratings and Reviews
Updated Regularly


"Marketing 101: Creating the Voice of a Successful Organization"
ASTD Chapter Leader Webinar -- June 2011
(PowerPoint Presentation and archived audio-recording of this one-hour live webinar)

"Mastering Online Facilitation (Part 1 of 4): Leading Engaging Meetings and Webinars"

SEFLIN Webinar -- July 2014
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Mastering Online Facilitation (Part 2 of 4): Assessing and Addressing the Need for Meetings and Webinars"

SEFLIN Webinar -- August 2014
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Mastering Online Facilitation (Part 3 of 4): Organizing, Scripting, and Preparing"

SEFLIN Webinar -- August 2014
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Nonprofit Basics"

ASTD National Chapter Leader Conference Presentation -- October 2011

with Walt Hansmann

Arlington, VA
(PowerPoint Presentation)

(Archived webinar version from June 2012 available)

"Nonprofit Survival Tips: Keeping Your Boat Afloat"
ASTD National Chapter Leader Conference Presentation -- October 2009

Arlington, VA

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Pefect Blend (Creating and Facilitating Onsite/Online Meetings)"

ATD (Association for Talent Development) National Chapter Leader Conference Presentation--October 2014
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"PowerPoint Best Practices for Onsite and Online Presentations"
ALA Annual Conference -- CLENE Training Showcase

June 2008

Anaheim, CA
(PDF)

"Presentation Skills: Writing Material for Other Presenter/Trainers (podcast)"

Episode of Maurice Coleman's T is for Training biweekly one-hour podcast; includes short discussion on Twitter as info source, then moves into the topic of writing material for other presenter/trainers

(Archived Audio-recording; download, save, then listen)

"Social Learning Centers: A New Horizon for Learning"
Presentation Proposal for New Media Consortium Future of Education Summit -- January 2013

Austin, TX

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Social Learning Centers" (Learning to Meet the Future: Libraries Developing Communities)
Library of Virginia Directors' Meeting Presentation -- September 2012

with Maurice Coleman

Richmond, VA

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Social Learning Centers and Libraries"
ALA Annual Conference Presentation -- Learning Round Table Presentation/Panel Discussion -- June 2011

with Maurice Coleman and Buffy Hamilton

New Orleans, LA
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Social Learning Centers: The New Fourth Place"
Computers in Libraries 2011 Conference Presentation (via Skype) -- March 2011

with Maurice Coleman and Jill Hurst-Wahl

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Social Learning Centers: Thinkers Worth Knowing"

A Visual Bibliography Prepared with Maurice Coleman -- September 2012

(PDF)

"Social Media, Library Partnerships, and Collaboration: More Than a Tweet"

PCI Webinar -- February 2014

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Strategic Planning 101: Working in the Construction Zone"
ASTD Chapter Leader Webinar -- March 2011
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Technology in Face-to-Face Training"

ALA TechSource Webinar -- September 2010
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Technology in Online Training"

ALA TechSource Webinar -- September 2010
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"That Was Great! Now What? (Providing Learning That Is Used)"

American Library Association Annual Conference Presentation (Learning Round Table) -- June 2014

Las Vegas, NV

(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Training, Teaching, and Learning 2012: State of the Industry Reports"
ASTD Sacramento Chapter Meeting Presentation -- January 23, 2012

Sacramento, CA (repeated for Mount Diablo Chapter in February 2012)
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Volunteer Retention 101: Thanking and Rewarding Our Supporters"

Webiiner co-presented with Rick Kerner for ASTD chapter leaders -- December 5, 2012

Link to PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes

Link to archived video recording

"Web Analytics, Part 1: Turning Numbers Into Action"

ALA TechSource Webinar, with Char Booth -- January 2011
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Web Analytics, Part 2: How Libraries Analyze and Act"

ALA TechSource Webinar, with Char Booth -- January 2011
(PowerPoint Presentation)

"Web Conferencing and Presentation Skills for Meetings. Trainings, and Learning Sessions"
Updated July 23, 2014
(PDF)

"What Trainers Need to Know about Libraries"
ASTD Mount Diablo Chapter -- February 2009

Danville, CA
(PowerPoint Presentation)