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*Foster a collaborative working environment
 
*Foster a collaborative working environment
 
*Encourage use of tech tools to enhance efficiency
 
*Encourage use of tech tools to enhance efficiency
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*Have fun and enjoy each other's company
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*Encourage all LIS staff to present and/or attend
  
 
== Monthly lunch and dinner time presentations on cool and fun web tools ==
 
== Monthly lunch and dinner time presentations on cool and fun web tools ==
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*1 hour during mid-day or early evening meeting
 
*1 hour during mid-day or early evening meeting
*Twice monthly
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*Twice monthly; 2 in Oct; 2 in Nov; 1 in Dec
*Lunchtime program repeated  
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*Lunchtime program repeated at evening program - can be but does not have to be the same person presenting at both sessions
**Bring Your Own Bag Lunch
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*Raffle to encourage participation
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*Everyone brings their own bag meal
 
*Each presentation - 10 minutes long for a total 30 - 40 min  
 
*Each presentation - 10 minutes long for a total 30 - 40 min  
*Create blog to document training series
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*Time for anyone to share share at end
*Staff across LIS as presenters -starting with  
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*Create a blog to document training series - do we want/need this?
**Michael Roy - chacha, jott, remember the milk and other fun tools
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**Adam
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*Staff across LIS as presenters - starting with 3 presenters the first meeting:
**Mike
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**Michael Roy - ChaCha, Jott, RTM - remember the milk and more!
**Carrie M
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**Bryan - Delicious
**Bryan
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**Mary B. - GoodReads
**Joe A
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**Mack
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Tentative schedule:
*Raffle to encourage participation
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Location Main Lib 105
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10/9 12 - 1 pm
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10/23 6 - 7 pm
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11/6 12 - 1 pm
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11/20 6 - 7 pm
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12/4 - last meeting of the semester - grand prize drawing
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Other possible topics - please add other wicked good web tools and ideas!
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Sign up for a feed reader/RSS
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Flickr
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LibraryThing
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Facebook
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iTunes U
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Download a Podcast
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**What will the prizes be?
 
**What will the prizes be?
 
***Small monthly prizes
 
***Small monthly prizes

Revision as of 14:30, 8 September 2008


Pilot training program

A TASTE OF WEB 2.0

Goals:

  • Raise awareness of web based tools in a fun, fast-paced, non-threatening environment
  • Increase web 2.0 literacy across LIS
  • Encourage innovation and fun in the workplace
  • Welcome all LIS staff to present some fun new tool they just found
  • Foster a collaborative working environment
  • Encourage use of tech tools to enhance efficiency
  • Have fun and enjoy each other's company
  • Encourage all LIS staff to present and/or attend

Monthly lunch and dinner time presentations on cool and fun web tools

  • Pilot project to begin Fall 08
  • 1 hour during mid-day or early evening meeting
  • Twice monthly; 2 in Oct; 2 in Nov; 1 in Dec
  • Lunchtime program repeated at evening program - can be but does not have to be the same person presenting at both sessions
  • Raffle to encourage participation
  • Everyone brings their own bag meal
  • Each presentation - 10 minutes long for a total 30 - 40 min
  • Time for anyone to share share at end
  • Create a blog to document training series - do we want/need this?
  • Staff across LIS as presenters - starting with 3 presenters the first meeting:
    • Michael Roy - ChaCha, Jott, RTM - remember the milk and more!
    • Bryan - Delicious
    • Mary B. - GoodReads

Tentative schedule: Location Main Lib 105 10/9 12 - 1 pm 10/23 6 - 7 pm

11/6 12 - 1 pm 11/20 6 - 7 pm

12/4 - last meeting of the semester - grand prize drawing

Other possible topics - please add other wicked good web tools and ideas! Sign up for a feed reader/RSS Flickr LibraryThing Facebook iTunes U Download a Podcast


    • What will the prizes be?
      • Small monthly prizes
        • Coffee card
        • Bookstore gift certificate
        • LIS "Take a Bite Out of Web 2.0" coffee/tea mug
        • Other ideas?
      • Large prize at end of every semester
        • iPod
        • Canon Flip camera - perfect for Youtube and Flickr
        • Other tech toys?
  • Encourage managers and supervisors
    • To give release time
    • Acknowledge participation in annual review

Based on the concept of 23 things - topics could be used as springboard to design first sessions

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