Catherine Lombardozzi, Ed.D.

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So far Catherine Lombardozzi has created 42 blog entries.

Making learning a habit

By |2021-09-14T20:03:20+00:00September 14th, 2021|Book Reviews, Self-Directed Learning|

If you read into the background of notable people who are exemplary lifelong learners, you can find some common ground  – they read quite a bit, they set goals, they experiment, they cultivate curiosity, they schedule time for learning projects (rise early, set aside time before bed), they walk or exercise when they need to [...]

Everyday self-directed learning

By |2021-08-14T20:47:06+00:00August 14th, 2021|Self-Directed Learning|

When I was researching the Learning Guild report on self-directed learning, I noted an observation that came up in a few articles: that learners who control their own learning do so rather indiscriminately. They don’t exactly plan their approach; they take what they can find and run with it, continuing to explore as their needs [...]

The Extended Mind

By |2021-05-25T16:10:43+00:00May 25th, 2021|Book Reviews, Learning Theory|

Annie Murphy Paul’s new book, The Extended Mind: The power of thinking outside the brain, is an enlightening exploration of how we use extra-neural resources to “focus more intently, comprehend more deeply, and create more imaginatively.” Drawing from theories and research around embodied cognition, situated cognition, and distributed cognition, Paul explains and illustrates the ways [...]

Learning and development in a pandemic-scarred world

By |2021-08-19T01:01:37+00:00April 30th, 2020|Curation, Modern Learning Strategy, Ruminations|

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” That classic Dickensian opening line perfectly summarizes the state of L&D in 2020. The pandemic has generated immediate learning needs and many L&D professionals have responded admirably using tools and techniques that seem custom-made for rapid response in a social-distanced environment. We’ve helped [...]

Cultivating a learning culture

By |2020-02-17T17:10:36+00:00February 17th, 2020|Learning Culture|

Among the many topics coming up in professional conversations these days is a desire to strengthen the learning culture in our organizations. We want to create an environment in which people freely and deeply learn, an environment that creates knowledge and skill as well as passing it on, and an environment that supports the organization’s [...]

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