49 episodes

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!  

The Fabulous Learning Nerds Scott Schuette

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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!  

    Episode 48 - Lifelong Learning featuring Joe Matz

    Episode 48 - Lifelong Learning featuring Joe Matz

    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 are lots of nuggets to digest about learning relevancy and application in this episode, or you can just enjoy these incredible stores!
    If you would like to connect with and sign up for his online class you can do so here:
    joe.matz@apex-able.com
    www.apex-able.com
    Course
    https://www.linkedin.com/safety/go?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcourses.apex-able.com%2Fcourses%2Fattract-clients-dont-chase-clients%2F&trk=flagship-messaging-web&messageThreadUrn=urn%3Ali%3AmessagingThread%3A2-NWMwMzYzMGMtZjRjYS00OTQ5LWE2MmEtN2I3YTUyZjhhMDY5XzAxMg%3D%3D&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3BQvOrwktQS%2FCK1XTxSxxOyw%3D%3D
    Free Course Code - GG100
    If you would like to participate in the discussion, please email us at learningnerdscast@gmail.com
    #learning #strategy #opportunities #innovation #content #relevantlearning #learningabroad #learninglanguages #teachingesl #climbingmountains #whatsyoursuperpower #communication #focusedcommunication #effective communication #leadership #openers #closers #effective #instructionaldesign #instructionaldesigners #traininganddevelopment #trainingdelivery #mobilelearning #learninganddevelopment #learningdesign #learningdesigner #podcasting #podcasts #podcastlife #trainingsolutions #trainings #education Daniel Coonrod Abby Dawson

    • 53 min
    Episode 47 - Sharpen Your Point featuring Leesa Wallace

    Episode 47 - Sharpen Your Point featuring Leesa Wallace

    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 of your presentation. As always Leesa does an incredible job bringing the knowledge to YOU our audience; so don’t skip this one!
    If you would like to connect with Leesa and pick up her book you can do so here:
    (43) Leesa Wallace (she/her/hers) | LinkedIn
    performancearchitech@comcast.net
    https://performance-architect.com/
    Sharpen Your Point 
    https://www.amazon.com/Sharpening-Your-Point-Communication-Efficiency/dp/1947480723/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1648646682&sr=8-1

    If you would like to participate in the discussion, please email us at learningnerdscast@gmail.com
    #learning #strategy #opportunities #innovation #content #wildbore #communication #PAREstrategy #focusedcommunication #effective communication #leadership #sharpenyourpoint #openers #closers #effective #instructionaldesign #instructionaldesigners #traininganddevelopment #trainingdelivery #mobilelearning #learninganddevelopment #learningdesign #learningdesigner #podcasting #podcasts #podcastlife #trainingsolutions #trainings #education Daniel Coonrod Abby Dawson

    • 32 min
    Episode 46 - Is Instructional Design Useless?

    Episode 46 - Is Instructional Design Useless?

    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 Coonrod for you fans out there. Enjoy!
    If you would like to read the article behind the discussion you can find it here:
    http://www.aconventional.com/
    If you would like to participate in the discussion, please email us at learningnerdscast@gmail.com
    #learning #strategy #opportunities #innovation #content #learningmyths; #instructionaldesign #instructionaldesigners #traininganddevelopment #trainingdelivery #mobilelearning #learninganddevelopment #learningdesign #learningdesigner #podcasting #podcasts #podcastlife #trainingsolutions #trainings #education Daniel Coonrod Abby Dawson

    • 51 min
    Episode 45 - Setting Expectations featuring Ron Reich

    Episode 45 - Setting Expectations featuring Ron Reich

    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 importance of setting good expectations for your team and audience members, and the serious impact that occurs when you do not. There are great examples and solid suggestions in this episode, so be sure to check it out!
    If you would like to connect with Ron you can find him here:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ron-reich-7809829/
    r.reich2006@gmail.com 
    Books Referenced:
    How did That Happen?
    Leadership Langauge 
    If you would like to participate in the discussion, please email us at learningnerdscast@gmail.com 
    #learning #strategy #opportunities #innovation #content #futureofwork #instructionaldesign #instructionaldesigners #traininganddevelopment #trainingdelivery #mobilelearning #learninganddevelopment #learningdesign #learningdesigner #podcasting #podcasts #podcastlife #trainingsolutions #trainings #education Daniel Coonrod Abby Dawson

    • 47 min
    Episode 44 - Leveraging LND with New Talent featuring Brandon Gore

    Episode 44 - Leveraging LND with New Talent featuring Brandon Gore

    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 talent to ensure our people a fully equipped for success.
    If you would like to connect with Brandon you can find him at:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-gore-a7105716/
    If you would like to join in on the discussion, you can email us at learningnerdscast@gmail.com#learninganddevelopment #work #development #email #people #leadership #podcast #instagram #humanresource #personaldevelopment #opportunity #business #instructionaldesign #instructionaldesigners #leadershipculture #culture #culturetransformation #culturematters #peopledevelopment #peoplefirst #professionaldevelopment #leadershipandmanagement #partnership #partnershipsmatter

    • 54 min
    Episode 43 - Learning from a Magician featuring Danny Whitson

    Episode 43 - Learning from a Magician featuring Danny Whitson

    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 blast talking with Danny and Trust me, there is a LOT of great stuff you can learn in this episode.

    • 41 min

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