Catherine Lombardozzi, Ed.D.

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Developing people (redux)

By |2023-11-14T16:45:49+00:00November 10th, 2023|Developing People, Uncategorized|

Reposted from my November newsletter Redux (adjective): Redone, restored, brought back, or revisited.* Adam Grant has given us all the reasons why we should Think Again – to update our theories-in-practice, take our thinking to the next level, and revisit assumptions we had thought settled in our minds. I’ve noticed some shifts in my own [...]

Developing people developers

By |2023-09-18T21:03:13+00:00September 15th, 2023|Developing People, Leader Development, Learning Environment Design|

In a world of changing employee expectations, hybrid work, intense change, and deep uncertainty, managing people is a daunting task. And yet, those of us who lead L&D initiatives in organizations may be counting on managers to take a role in developing their people, adding another concern to their growing responsibilities. At the same time, [...]

Living the dream

By |2023-08-15T17:16:47+00:00August 11th, 2023|Ruminations|

In a remarkable testament to what can happen when preparation meets opportunity, I find myself in the midst of a major change in my life. I have long hoped to trade in my suburban house for a condo closer to the beach when I retire, and – to my surprise – the stars have aligned [...]

Nurturing motivation to learn

By |2023-06-13T21:29:58+00:00June 13th, 2023|Developing People, Leader-Led Development, Learning Theory|

“But,” they say, “what if my employees just aren’t motivated?” I hear that quite a lot when I talk with leaders at all levels about cultivating learning culture or supporting self-directed learning. They think employees don’t want to learn. Their evidence is that despite offering accessible resources, employees seem to take the easiest route to [...]

Hide and seek

By |2023-03-09T22:47:16+00:00March 9th, 2023|artificial intelligence|

Did you ever have one of those days when you really wanted to hide away? I hit my limit one day last week. Technology is changing too fast to keep up, and the innovations are equally awe-inspiring and worrying. And social media is becoming more agitating than enlightening. And the news is disheartening, all the [...]

A lesson in writing learning objectives with ChatGPT

By |2023-03-09T04:38:27+00:00February 24th, 2023|artificial intelligence, Instructional Design|

Wanna see something interesting? I’m currently teaching a graduate course in instructional design, and this week’s learning community discussion asks the students to try their hand at writing objectives for one of several practice cases. (They’ll be writing objectives for their projects in the coming weeks, after the results of their needs analyses are in, [...]

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