Maricopa County Library District Staff Day

May 8, 2010 at 2:09 pm 1 comment

Thanks so much to MCLD for inviting me to deliver a keynote address at their staff day on Friday. Slides & links follow. For those who attended the Thursday workshops, your slides are posted, too 🙂

Keynote Address Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/informationgoddess29/maricopa-keynote

Links:

Brain Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/informationgoddess29/the-fair-garden-swarm-of-beasts-cultivating-life-long-library-users

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  • 1. infogdss29  |  May 13, 2010 at 11:49 am

    Results from OBE in Thursday Workshops:

    OUTCOME BASED EVALUATION
    KNOWLEDGE of Adolescent Brain Development
    27% of participants reported no change in KNOWLEDGE of Adolescent Brain Development
    27% of participants reported a 20% increase in KNOWLEDGE of Adolescent Brain Development
    32% of participants reported a 40% increase in KNOWLEDGE of Adolescent Brain Development
    14% of participants reported a 60% increase in KNOWLEDGE of Adolescent Brain Development

    KNOWLEDGE of How to Manage Library Behavior
    32% of participants reported no change in KNOWLEDGE of How to Manage Library Behavior
    27% of participants reported a 20% increase in KNOWLEDGE of How to Manage Library Behavior
    4.5% of participants reported a 25% increase in KNOWLEDGE of How to Manage Library Behavior
    23% of participants reported a 40% increase in KNOWLEDGE of How to Manage Library Behavior
    9% of participants reported a 60% increase in KNOWLEDGE of How to Manage Library Behavior
    4.5% of participants reported an 80% increase in KNOWLEDGE of How to Manage Library Behavior

    COMFORT LEVEL with addressing teen behavior issues
    54.5% of participants reported no change in COMFORT LEVEL with addressing teen behavior issues
    32% of participants reported a 20% increase in COMFORT LEVEL with addressing teen behavior issues
    4.5% of participants reported a 40% increase in COMFORT LEVEL with addressing teen behavior issues
    4.5% of participants reported a 60% increase in COMFORT LEVEL with addressing teen behavior issues
    4.5% of participants reported a 80% increase in COMFORT LEVEL with addressing teen behavior issues
    * Comment: It was a 5 when I worked in a high school library, but it’s a 3 now because there are no rules. When we, as a staff, would like some, branch manager says NO – it’s a welcoming place.

    EVALUATION
    Did the workshop material enhance your understanding?
    14% of participants rated the workshop material’s enhancement of understanding as a 3 on a scale of 1-5
    36% of participants rated the workshop material’s enhancement of understanding as a 4 on a scale of 1-5
    50% of participants rated the workshop material’s enhancement of understanding as a 5 on a scale of 1-5

    Was the presentation clear?
    9% of participants rated the presentation’s “clarity” as a 3 on a scale of 1-5
    18% of participants rated the presentation’s “clarity” as a 4 on a scale of 1-5
    73% of participants rated the presentation’s “clarity” as a 5 on a scale of 1-5

    Was the handout material helpful?
    4.5% of participants rated the handout material’s “helpfulness” as a 2 on a scale of 1-5
    9% of participants rated the handout material’s “helpfulness” as a 3 on a scale of 1-5
    14% of participants rated the handout material’s “helpfulness” as a 4 on a scale of 1-5
    73% of participants rated the handout material’s “helpfulness” as a 5 on a scale of 1-5
    *Comment: “I plan on sharing (material) with my coworkers”

    COMMENTS
    How can workshop content be improved?
    “more time! 🙂 / “it could be longer” (3)
    “Society, like this workshop, is all about understanding teens and “making excuses” for their behavior. In my time, as a teen (1970s) you were expected to behave a certain way, and you did. No excuses.
    “more scenarios would be great, otherwise, it rocked!”
    “the workshop was great!”
    “I enjoyed all of it”
    “handouts to match presentation slides”

    How will you use what you learned today on the job?
    “Thank you!” (2)
    “Daily working in shared use/public library”
    “Use 3 Strikes”
    “Really smile”
    “Go out of my way to communication to our teens more than I do”
    try harder to empathize with teens”
    “use more positive statements”
    “I already follow the golden rule in working & life – nothing new in this workshop.”
    “To work with teens in a positive way and not coming down on the way”
    “I will be more tolerable of teen behavior. I will try to figure out why they have done the thing they did”
    “I hope to educate our branch staff so they will feel more comfortable addressing teens”
    “I will try to use these tips as I approach teens for help or to modify behavior”
    “Acknowledgment of teens most important”

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