Be a star!

…or at least a great webinar facilitator 🙂 Kami Griffiths and Chris Peters have written an excellent, comprehensive article about the ins and outs of putting together a webinar. Check out their article! With 10 tips, a handy chart, and good advice based on experience, this article will help you know where to start if…

No Mouse Grabbing

Thanks to Chris Peters for sharing this link with me. It’s a list of tips written by Phil Agre, titled, “How to help someone use a computer.” If you’ve been doing technology training for a while, I think you’ll nod your head as you read the list. It’s a great one to share with people…

Presenting Effectively

Aaron Schmidt and Peter Bromberg posted recently about delivering effective presentations and I’ve been thinking about the topic, too. I second the great ideas they share and would like to add a couple of ideas, too. I do more small group workshops than large group presentations, but I think there’s a great deal of overlap…

Pre-conference at Internet Librarian

One week from today, Stephanie Gerding and I will be presenting a preconference at Internet Librarian in Monterey. The session is called “The Accidental Trainer”. Description: If you are like most “accidental” library technology trainers, you are expected to take on computer training in your library, often with little or no previous experience or instruction.…