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Join the Nerds! Welcome to the funtastic world of the Fabulous Learning Nerds! Scott Schuette and Daniel Coonrod and Abby Dawson are Learning Executives with over 50 years’ experience between them. Together they share new ideas, learning tools, approaches and technology that increase learner engagement and impact. All while having FUN! To participate in the show and community please contact them at learningnerdscast@gmail.com The nerds are all about creating a community of learning, innovation and growth amongst educational professionals: Instructors, facilitators, instructional designers, learning and development professionals, trainers, leadership development professionals, learning metric gurus, sales enablement wizards and more. So, if you want to learn, connect, grow and have a good time doing it, The Fabulous Learning Nerds Podcast is for YOU!

Join the Nerds! Welcome to the funtastic world of the Fabulous Learning Nerds! Scott Schuette and Daniel Coonrod and Abby Dawson are Learning Executives with over 50 years’ experience between them. Together they share new ideas, learning tools, approaches and technology that increase learner engagement and impact. All while having FUN! To participate in the show and community please contact them at learningnerdscast@gmail.com The nerds are all about creating a community of learning, innovation and growth amongst educational professionals: Instructors, facilitators, instructional designers, learning and development professionals, trainers, leadership development professionals, learning metric gurus, sales enablement wizards and more. So, if you want to learn, connect, grow and have a good time doing it, The Fabulous Learning Nerds Podcast is for YOU!

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United States

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Join the Nerds! Welcome to the funtastic world of the Fabulous Learning Nerds! Scott Schuette and Daniel Coonrod and Abby Dawson are Learning Executives with over 50 years’ experience between them. Together they share new ideas, learning tools, approaches and technology that increase learner engagement and impact. All while having FUN! To participate in the show and community please contact them at learningnerdscast@gmail.com The nerds are all about creating a community of learning, innovation and growth amongst educational professionals: Instructors, facilitators, instructional designers, learning and development professionals, trainers, leadership development professionals, learning metric gurus, sales enablement wizards and more. So, if you want to learn, connect, grow and have a good time doing it, The Fabulous Learning Nerds Podcast is for YOU!

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English

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Episodes

Episode 48 - Lifelong Learning featuring Joe Matz

5/20/2022
The great thing about learning is that it never really ends, we all have the opportunity to learn and grow with every experience we have in life. To help us better understand this, the week the NERDs are speaking with Joe Matz, a lifelong learner and teacher. Joe shares some amazing stories of how he had to adapt to new environments and cultures while setting business ventures overseas, and how his learnings from those experiences has helped him shape business opportunities in the US. There...

Duration:00:53:09

Episode 47 - Sharpen Your Point featuring Leesa Wallace

4/29/2022
Are you a Wild Bore, or do you happen to know or work with one? Truth is wild bores are everywhere as so many people try and give as much information as possible, in as short a time as possible and wind up putting everyone to sleep. Luckily the NERDS are joined by friend-of-the-showLeesa Wallaceas she provi des simple tips to avoid the pitfalls of sharing to much and losing your audience. Leesa shows how the PARE strategy can help keep you on track, focused and how it can be used in any part...

Duration:00:32:14

Episode 46 - Is Instructional Design Useless?

4/18/2022
Is Instructional Design Useless? Are the conventions of what so many have been taught irrelevant or just part of some learning and development myth? These are interesting questions posed by Nick Shakelton-Jones in his article on aconventional.com and they got our attention. This week the NERDS discuss the validity, ramifications and solid thinking behind asking these questions in hopes that they challenge us to get better. This episode has some great ideas within, and an extra helping of Dan...

Duration:00:51:28

Episode 45 - Setting Expectations featuring Ron Reich

4/5/2022
According to Gallop, setting clear expectations is the number one factor to establishing an engaged workforce. It’s also super important when setting the tone for your classes and online modules. But what does good expectation setting look like, and where do I start when I begin to lay them out. Today the NERDS welcome Ron Reich, a learning professional with over 28 years of training design, development and facilitation and President of RLB Training and Development. Ron’s discusses the...

Duration:00:47:01

Episode 44 - Leveraging LND with New Talent featuring Brandon Gore

3/26/2022
Let’s be honest, there is no such thing as a perfect candidate. No matter how qualified or how much experience your new hire may have, there may be a selective skill that they will need to be fully competent in the position. And the importance of getting our people to be fully productive as quickly as possible has never been more important. This week the NERDS welcome Brandon Gore, a talent acquisition specialist who explains this opportunity and how Learning and Development can partner with...

Duration:00:54:23

Episode 43 - Learning from a Magician featuring Danny Whitson

3/11/2022
Today’s episode is truly special and fun, because this week the NERDS welcome Danny Whitson, a renowned comic magician to the show. Hold on, what does Magic have to do with learning? Well who better to learn how to read an audience, capture their attention and keep them engaged than someone who performs tricks for people who are simply walking down the street! Danny shares a lot of fun and amazing stories of the shows he’s performed and the tricks he uses to keep people involved. We had a...

Duration:00:41:25

Episode 42 - Outside-the-Box Onboarding featuring Curt Tuefert

3/4/2022
News Flash; your onboarding program is essential for employee morale, productivity and retention. But what are some things that set good onboarding apart from great onboarding? We had that question too so today the NERDS welcome Curt Tuefert, a Sales Development VP who focuses is on using various tools to aid in the onboarding process and training. Curt has been pioneering outside-the-box onboarding experiences for his employees and he’s here to share some amazing best practices and stories....

Duration:00:50:56

Episode 41 - The HR LND Partnership featuring Craig Lloyd

2/25/2022
One of the great things about this podcast is the opportunity it has given us to meet with and share ideas with great people. Today’s guest is no exception. Not only Craig Lloyd is a successful executive coach and Leadership and Development expert, but he also participates in ultra-marathons; races longer than 26 miles with very little in water or support breaks. Craig shares what he has learned about the value of the Human Resource and Learning and Development partnership and how these two...

Duration:00:52:34

Episode 40 - The Evolution of Learning Roles featuring Cara North

2/18/2022
It’s 2022 and many of us have been pondering what’s next? How can I take my career to the next level? How can I do more and make a greater impact. With those questions comes even more questions? How can I prepare for that next step in my career? Do I need a portfolio? And how can I best prep for interviewing in the Learning and Development space? The great news is our guest today can help you sort through those questions, so you are better prepared to transition to the right opportunity to...

Duration:00:51:59

Episode 39 - Email Time - What Makes Good Learning?

2/4/2022
Guest of the show Kristy Louden joins us this week as the NERDS dive into the email bag to answer an interesting question. Thomas Radenhausen wrote in asking how do people learn and what makes for good learning? From here the NERDS debunk the theory of learning styles and focus on solid design elements, structure and the importance of narrative. They also pull from an article from John Elkingon on the learning process that is informative and directional. This is a great discussion that we...

Duration:00:55:48

Episode 38 - Process Improvement Mindset featuring Will Wilberscheid

1/20/2022
Here’s a great question. How can you improve performance through learning in ways that are beneficial to both the business and the employees? That is at the crux of some of the shifting that is occurring on learning and business today. The dichotomy of being able to help others grow AND create impact for the organization. Will Wilberscheid is a Process Improvement expert and on today’s episode the NERDS will discover some best practices and amazing insights on how you improve both people and...

Duration:00:50:49

Episode 37 Homeschool Mythbusting Featuring Kristy Houle

1/3/2022
It’s a new year full of new opportunities to learn and help others grow. Of course the new year brings new resolutions, losing weight, starting a new career. Or Maybe some of you are thinking about re-focusing on education for your kids and are considering Homeschool as an option. If that’s you then you are in luck. Today the NERDS welcome Kristy Houle, a former teacher, principal, Outreach coordinator and host of the Classroom Matters podcast. Kristy successfully transitioned from teaching...

Duration:01:00:43

Episode 36 - The Amazing World of STEM featuring Nathaniel Turner

12/15/2021
Questions... What does a Human Propulsion Engineer do? What does STEM stand for and why is it important when it comes to our kids and our future? And finally, how can we be more purposeful when it comes to preparing ourselves and those we love for success in today’s world? If you struggled with any of those questions you are in luck, because our guest on this episode brings the knowledge on all of these things and more. Author and TED speaker, Nathaniel A. Turner is the author of...

Duration:00:50:09

Episode 35 - The EQ Masterclass featuring Iggy Perillo

12/3/2021
Today the NERDS welcome Iggy Perillo to give her spin on the importance of emotional intelligence. Iggy Perillo is a Leadership educator who cultivates leaders who are building the habit of emotionally intelligent leadership to shift culture and make the world a better place. She discusses the VALUE of emotional intelligence both in the work place, and in our personal lives and shares how we can all use it to create deeper, more impactful relationships and results. You can find additional...

Duration:00:49:38

Episode 34 - Communication Strategies featuring Mark Herschberg

11/24/2021
I think everyone can agree on the importance of good communication, for ourselves and for our audience. That being said, a lot of the skills that are necessary for effective communication in the workplace aren’t taught in schools, so how can we possibly get better? Luckily today’s guest Mark Herschberg is here to help. Mark is the author of The Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You. Educated at MIT, Mark has spent his career launching and fixing new ventures at...

Duration:00:52:08

Episode 33 - Going Freelance featuring Mary Nunaley

11/15/2021
The current state of the world we live in has caused many of us to re-evaluate what’s important. Some of us have begun exploring this idea of creating something for themselves and working freelance. But how does one actually go about doing this? And what sorts of things should we keep in mind as we make plans to venture off on our own. Well today the NERDS welcome Mary Nunaley, the Founde r and Chief Learning Experience Designer at Lavender Dragon Team and she has some amazing insights on...

Duration:00:47:33

Episode 32 - Training Horror Stories

10/29/2021
We all have a story or two where things didn't go the way we planned. Shaing these stories demonstrates our humility and ability to grow and get better within the learning and development space. So this week the NERDS have invited friends of the show Jill Seely and Glenn Brumley to share some of their own personal, scary experiences with the intent of having fun, and discussing what we've learned. It's a good time, with suprisingly good insight. Stick around after the close for a special...

Duration:01:04:33

Episode 31 - Learning When You Need it featuring Jethro Jones

10/22/2021
I think a lot of us design our learnings around an event, a moment in time when our audience will engage with us and absorb the content, we have for them. However, if we really think about how we learn, it’s NOT event based, but rather a continual journey of discovery and growth. So how can we think differently about this process and what tools can we implore to give our learners what they need, when they need it? Luckily our guest today discusses that very topic and has some great wisdom to...

Duration:00:54:54

Episode 30 - Virtual Learning Heroes featuring Kassy LaBoire

10/15/2021
Like it or not, virtual learning is here to stay! And while I am sure all of us have had some experience presenting virtually, I know at least for me there is plenty of room to improve the learner experience withing a virtual environment. But where do I start? How can I get better? What are some things to consider before I even start a virtual learning engagement? Luckily our guest this week can provide some answers. Kassy LaBoire is a virtual learning expert and consultant, and she is here...

Duration:00:52:15

Episode 29 - Learning Should Be Hard featuring Julia Phelan

10/4/2021
We’ve often heard that our role in Learning and Development is to make learning easy. But what if that isn’t the case? What if the opposite was true, and that good learning should be hard… Well today the NERDS have invited Julia Phelan, a learning engineer who has done a fair amount of research on this very subject. She discusses the challenges of learning, creating safe spaces for people to make mistakes and how we can better partner with leadership to ensure that we provide the right kind...

Duration:00:50:02