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Delivering Tech Workshops 

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Webinar Description 

Use this webinar recording to find out how to make your training job easier, more fun, and an even better learning experience for your participants. Learn to use a lesson plan to organize your workshops and facilitate sharing with your co-workers and other organizations. Discover how identifying objectives and incorporating activities can help your classes run more smoothly while also providing better learning opportunities. We'll also share sources for training materials already available for your use. Whether you are new to technology training or a seasoned expert, we'll have something new for you to use in your job.

  • Viewers will learn training tips from experienced trainers.
  • Viewers will be able to organize, design, and share workshop materials to create a learning community.
  • Viewers will be able to incorporate hands-on activities that increase learning, participation, and retention into their workshops.

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Speaker Information 

Stephanie Gerding is a library consultant and author of three books, including The Accidental Technology Trainer and Winning Grants. Stephanie has conducted training across the US, including train-the-trainer programs for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, managing statewide training programs at New Mexico and Arizona State Libraries, and training for a library automation firm. She has developed and taught online technology courses for the Public Library Association, NorthCentral University, Simmons College, WebJunction, TechSoup for Libraries, State Libraries, and the University of North Texas. Stephanie is Training and Outreach Specialist for Techsoup for Libraries and lives in Phoenix with her husband and charming three-year old daughter.

Brenda Hough is the Continuing Education Consultant for the Northeast Kansas Library System. She has provided on-line and face-to-face technology training for numerous library organizations including TechSoup for Libraries, WebJunction, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's US Library Program, and the Lake Agassiz Regional Library System. When she's not thinking about libraries and learning, she can be found reading (and re-reading) Dr. Seuss books with her husband and their one-year old son.

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