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Successful trainers spend their whole career collecting and sharing tips and techniques for improving delivery of training. We’re all focused on the best outcomes for our learners. Whether your delivery is face-to-face or live-online, find and share your great ideas here. Whether developing training for staff or patrons, you'll find tools for instructional design, online and blended learning, tutorial design and training strategies of all kinds.


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Delivering Engaging Online Learning: The Three Ps of Preparation

Publish Date: News / 13 August 2020

This article is the first installment in the Delivering Engaging Online Learning series on strategies for cultivating dynamic, engaging online virtual learning experiences. Libraries of all types—K-12, public, university, and more—are exploring vario...

Performance Management for Supervisors

Publish Date: News / 23 June 2020

The main purpose of performance management is to guide, support, and develop each employee, providing a consistent and comprehensive experience for their staff. It is an ongoing, collaborative process between supervisor and employee that aims to esta...

Training for Library Supervisors

Publish Date: News / 12 June 2020

The Supervisor Success Committee of ALA’s Learning Round Table exists to coordinate professional development activities around the topic of supervisory training. Their vision is for every library to have well-trained supervisors.

Encouraging Motivation in the Workplace

Publish Date: News / 20 June 2019

Employees with a high level of motivation at work have a positive impact on overall organizational success, but the topic of motivation is complex. Encouraging Motivation in the Workplace will help supervisors understand the nature of motivation, dis...

Learning Together the Supercharged Way

Publish Date: News / 27 December 2018

Learning in a group can provide that motivation to stick with a course through to completion. It can be incredibly satisfying and enriching to work through course material with a group of co-learners, acquiring a common language about a subject, disc...

Managing Conflict for Supervisor Success

Publish Date: News / 12 December 2018

Conflict inevitably arises in any workplace - it's just what happens when people work together, mingle their personalities, and encounter stresses. The Managing Conflict for Supervisor Success curriculum will help supervisors build skills to improve ...

Design for Learning - All Seven Modules Now Available!

Publish Date: News / 19 September 2017

Online learning opens up a world of opportunity for learners, and having engaging courses and prepared trainers are essential to a successful experience. Designing and facilitating online learning are skills that require solid teaching fundamentals, ...

Reading Conversations: RA for All Library Staff

Publish Date: News / 18 July 2016

With a new strategic goal to focus on increasing patron access to and engagement with books and reading, the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) in Northwestern Washington embarked on an ambitious effort to get all of their staff ready and eager to ...