Catherine Lombardozzi, Ed.D.

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So far Catherine Lombardozzi has created 35 blog entries.

Creative Brief Inspiration

By |2019-11-03T12:47:33+00:00January 5th, 2018|Design Thinking|

I’ve recently been immersed in the tools and techniques of design thinking, and have rediscovered the power of a creative brief as a tool for giving gentle direction to a project. Adopting this tool also has the benefit of underscoring the creative nature of the work we do. A creative brief is a construct out [...]

Frank talk, spirited debate, laughter, and love

By |2019-10-31T03:10:45+00:00July 5th, 2017|Creativity|

I am excitedly awaiting the release of Oathbringer, the third volume of Brandon Sanderson's epic Stormlight Archive series, which comes out in November. To stoke the anticipation, Alice Arneson, one of the beta readers, recently published a post detailing the review process for Oathbringer.  The post is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the creative process [...]

Doubling down on curation

By |2019-10-23T16:14:39+00:00June 26th, 2017|Learning Environment Design|

Earlier this month, Josh Bersin published an interesting analysis that concluded: A New World of Corporate Learning Arrives - And it looks like TV. In it, he points out that emerging platforms for corporate learning are serving up a wide range of content in much the same way that our favorite video providers might - [...]

Creativity Boost Bookshelf

By |2019-10-31T03:12:37+00:00May 30th, 2017|Creativity|

At last week's ATD 2017 conference, I had the pleasure of presenting a concurrent session on nurturing creativity. Over the last few months, I've been working to identify a short list of things I (we) can do to increase creative capacity - interesting stuff, and quite fun to research, I must say. I investigated stories [...]

The people part

By |2019-10-23T16:17:22+00:00April 4th, 2017|Curated Resources, Learning Environment Design, Social Learning|

At last week's Learning Ecosystems conference in Orlando, we had the pleasure of hearing animation legend Glen Keane talk about how to embrace technological change to enhance creativity. It was a fascinating talk culminating with a demonstration of virtual reality animation that was gorgeous and mind-blowing (see this video at 2:39 for a taste of [...]

When Google lets you down

By |2019-10-23T16:18:29+00:00September 18th, 2016|Learning Environment Design|

This post was originally published in the InSync Training blog (September 13, 2016). Consider this scenario. You’ve been hearing some buzz among colleagues in the L&D field about what is referred to as a “learning ecosystem.” While you might guess what that’s about, you decide you want to learn a bit more. So you Google [...]