For the third episode of E-Learning Council’s Leaders in Learning Podcast, we interview Katrina Baker, author of Corporate Training Tips & Tricks , LMS Success & The LMS Selection Checklist. Katrina is an E-Learning Symposium Speaker.
In this wide ranging conversation we talk about:
- Creating effective training
- Measuring training effectiveness
- Recruiting Trainers
- Challenges of Virtual Training
- Mobile Learning in the Real World
Katrina brings a wealth of real-world experience to our conversation.
Transcript of Interview with Katrina Baker
Announcer: You are listening to Leaders in Learning podcast from E-Learning Council. The mission of E-Learning Council is to advance e-learning for a community that provides leadership, best practices and resources in a collaborative environment.
Sanjay Nasta: Hi, this is Sanjay Nasta. Today I am speaking with Katrina Baker, with ROFL. Welcome Katrina.
Katrina Baker: Thank you.
Sanjay Nasta: What does ROFL stand for?
Katrina Baker: It stands for Resources of Fun Learning and I picked that name specifically because I like that acronym.
Sanjay Nasta: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?
Katrina Baker: Sure, I mainly work in the learning technology space. I have a pretty, varied weird background which is great for people in training. I guess it’s typical for us. I came from the world of production and I went into training management, went with a very large retailer. That allowed me to get into the world of learning management system administration and I love that world. I’ve written a couple of books that you may or may not have heard of. If you’re really in love with LMS you might have heard of them. There’s one called LMS Success and there’s one called The LMS Selection Checklist. I write and I also speak at conferences and that’s actually how I met Sanjay.
Sanjay Nasta: Katrina was a speaker at E-Learning Symposium and we had a great time having her there. Katrina, what’s your latest book?
Katrina Baker: It is Corporate Training Tips and Tricks, Save Your Money and Prove Your Worth. That’s actually the first book that I’ve written that’s not strictly on learning technology. It’s in there, but it’s also got some other fun stuff. [Read more…]