The Year in Learning—Top Learning and Development Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

In it, Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny links to 5-10 articles from various disciplines related to learning and development. Here are Kevin’s top learning and development articles from 2018. Top Learning and Development Articles from 2018’s “This Month in Learning” Feature. In each issue of our Learning Dispatch newsletter, we list learning-related articles from other authors that we find instructive, compelling, or noteworthy.

Impact and ROI of Learning: Worth Pursuing or Not?

CLO Magazine

Several articles in the past month have suggested the profession should step back from trying to isolate the impact of learning and the resulting return on investment. Research by Jack Phillips, chairman of ROI Institute, in 2010 showed that CEOs most want to see impact and ROI but instead are often provided with only participation data (number of learners, number of courses), participant reaction and cost.

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Article Categories. In a recent article in Learning Solutions , she maps the intersection of artificial intelligence, learning, and accessibility.

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How do you measure how training creates value? – The 7 learning principles

Learning Wire

Following our previous article about the 7 learning principles of an impactful digital learning , we’re exploring each month one of them. The Kirkpatrick/Phillips model shows us how and why to assess training outcomes. Instead of a set of data, it involves a chain of measurable proofs of benefit, as shown in the Kirkpatrick/Phillips pyramid. The Kirkpatrick/Phillips pyramid identifies five dimensions that form a sequence: What is the value created for my company?

E-Learning vs. In-Person: A False Dichotomy

The Performance Improvement Blog

The April 19 th issue of eLearning Guild’s Insider Newsletter has an article titled,  The True Value of Online Training, which has a link to a whitepaper titled, How to Promote the Value of Online Training Within Your Organization. They quote Jack Phillips: “Our studies have shown that participants in e-learning programs are less likely to follow through than in an instructor-led program,” notes Jack Phillips, Ph.D.,

Evolutionary versus revolutionary prototyping

Clark Quinn

The mantras were test early, test often, and I advocated Double Double P’s (Postpone Programming, Prefer Paper; an idea I first grabbed from Rob Phillips then at Curtin). At a recent meeting, one of my colleagues mentioned that increasingly people weren’t throwing away prototypes. Which prompted reflection, since I have been a staunch advocate for revolutionary prototyping (and here I’m not talking about “the” Revolution ;).

BLOG: Who Remembers When.

Unicorn Training

[caption id="attachment_2147" align="alignleft" width="300"] Peter Phillips celebrates promotion as AFC Bournemouth chairman in 2003. In this time Bill Clinton and his happenings happened, Nelson Mandela was released from prison and changed the world and our founder Peter Phillips even had a stint as a football club chairman, and enjoyed a memorable day out at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff as his beloved Cherries were promoted!

Unlocked Learning—Training analytics made easy

Coassemble

Those benefits are exactly why our experts drafted this article for your team. In 2003, Dr. Jack Phillips introduced the fifth level as the return of investment for the training. Being able to measure your team’s training is crucial to its effectiveness.

Podcast Discussing Learning and Networking with a Blog

Tony Karrer

It was interesting to listen to beginning portion of the podcast Straight Talk with Bob Phillips where they discuss my article in T&D Learning and Networking with a Blog. From their post: In the opening segment, Aaron and I talk about Tony Karrer's article in T&D magazine, Learning and Networking with a blog. Here is a post on Tony's site that gives some resources that were cut from the final article.

Writing & Grammar: Confusing Words for 400

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Phillips. If you love Jennie's articles, you'll love her classes. by Jennie Ruby    Answers to the  Confusing Words for 300  challenge are brought to you by  Jay Herman : What is the main  principle /principal involved in this physics problem? Do you remember the principle/ principal  of your elementary school?

Z490 Basics: Your Intro to the ANSI/ASSP Z490 EHS Training Standards

Convergence Training

In this article, we’re going to give you a brief introduction to both of the standards and give you updates on their current status (Jeff Dalto of Vector Solutions | Convergence Training is a member of the Z490 committee and is currently working with others to revise the Z490.1

Unicorn Feature: Serious Games To Serious Gains

Unicorn Training

Peter Phillips, Unicorn CEO, asks could serious games provide an answer in the latest T-C News.Games and gamification aren’t going away. As far as Gen Y is concerned there is significant evidence that games and gamification can have substantial benefits in embedding behaviours.You can read the full article by downloading the April edition of T-C News here (password required).Check

UNICORN IN PRINT: The growing world of games and gamification

Unicorn Training

In the article, Peter Phillips, Unicorn Training CEO, looks at the gamification of compliance training. To download your free copy of the magazine and read the full article visit the T-C News website here Unicorn were pleased to feature in January's T-C News Magazine discussing the growing world of games and gamification.

Evaluating Training Effectiveness and ROI

Geenio

You can read about these levels in-depth in my previous article, Getting to Know ADDIE: Evaluation. In this article, I would like to focus on the fifth level, which was suggested for addition by Jack Phillips. Return on Investment (ROI) When evaluating the effectiveness of training, it is customary to consider an additional level of the Kirkpatrick’s model, namely, the ROI methodology, developed by Jack Phillips in 1991.

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Stepping Up to the ROI Challenge

CLO Magazine

Phillips is the chairman, and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. In his 2017 Chief Learning Officer article, “The Business Case for Leadership Development,” William C. Byham, founder and CEO of Development Dimensions International, notes the following: “An article in McKinsey Quarterly accused U.S. The Wall Street Journal ran an article a few years ago titled “So Much Training, So Little to Show for It.” Jack J.

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Building Your Professional Portfolio & Online Presence

Mike Taylor

If you’re not sure where to start, here are a collection of professional presence and networking articles I’ve gleaned from my Friday 5 newsletter that can help and inspire you as you start down this path. This short piece by Phillip VanDusen ( @philipvandusen ) is totally spot on. This article by Sonia Simone ( @soniasimone ) on @Copyblogger is another one that resonates with me and is a lesson that I had to learn myself.

Hacking the Code for the Future of Technical Training Hack Reactor Reorganizes and Acquires Mobile Makers Academy

Training Industry

The article also cited the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ estimate that 222,600 software engineering jobs will need to be filled by 2022. According to co-founder and CEO Anthony Phillips, the new structure enables “schools to grow and thrive” with access to Hack Reactor Core’s tools and expertise. According to Phillips, the company trains “more software engineers every year than Stanford University, UC Berkeley and California Institute of Technology combined.”

Innovation and the CLO

CLO Magazine

Phillips is chairman and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. According to a September 2018 article in Forbes, Amazon’s Jim Bezos is the most innovative CEO by far. employees are given four hours each week of focused “bullet time,” according to an August 2018 article published in The Wall Street Journal. Jack J. Innovation is everywhere, in every type of organization and in every part of the world.

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Learning Styles and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Again, you want that, then read an article in a journal. . I added further reading at the end of this post, which lists all the articles, etc. Peter Phillips, a pioneer in e-learning development tied to instructional design believes that learning styles and perspectives to exist. Subjects played a role – i.e. situations, such as Kinetic when working on a journalism article for example, but in others, I can clearly and honestly state, visual never applied. .

The Elevator Pitch for Trainers

Training Industry

The conversation that began with Kirkpatrick and continues with Phillips takes place at virtually every training conference, is represented as an article in almost all training publications and is a topic of debate whenever training professionals meet. In an article for Harvard Business Review, Babak Nivi described the elevator pitch as “a summary of who you are, what you offer, who you offer it to, and why you’re better than others offering the same service.”

How To Measure The ROI Of Online Training?

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will begin with a quick summary of the benefits that eLearning offers, what ROI is, and how you can measure it. I am quoting extensively from my earlier article Return Of Investment (ROI): Are You In? This article had originally appeared in CrossKnowledge’s Learning Wire Blog. In today’s context, adding Phillips’ ROI calculation as the fifth level makes this framework even more useful and relevant.

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Weighing the Options: Different Schools of Thought

CLO Magazine

The longtime University of Wisconsin at Madison professor wrote a series of articles in 1959 for the American Society for Training and Development that outlined what became known as the four levels of evaluation — reaction, learning, behavior and results. Jack Phillips, chairman of ROI Institute Inc., Phillips, who started the ROI Institute in 1993 and has written a number of books on the subject, adds a fifth level, return on investment, to the taxonomy.

Unlocked Learning—Training analytics made easy

Coassemble

Those benefits are exactly why our experts drafted this article for your team. In 2003, Dr. Jack Phillips introduced the fifth level as the return of investment for the training. Dr. Phillip’s proposed addition created a training assessment model that shaped how online training can benefit teams by providing an accurate scope of insight to a business leader. Being able to measure your team’s training is crucial to its effectiveness.

BLOG: Shelf Life - Inside the World of OTS

Unicorn Training

As the world gets increasingly mobile, Peter Phillips asks how can Off the Shelf (OTS) suppliers keep pace with industry innovation and demand as part of our special 25th anniversary digital publication. Here is a taste of what Peter has to say - to read the full article check out our 25 years digital publication here. Once you've read the article why not come back and comment here or let us know what you think by tweeting us @unicorntraining

BLOG: ‘The Business of Bespoke’

Unicorn Training

Today marks the launch of our new 25th anniversary special digital publication, produced in conjunction with eLearning Age, Peter Phillips, Unicorn CEO, examines ‘The Business of Bespoke.’ Here is a taste of what Peter has to say - to read the full article check out our 25 years digital publication here. Once you've read the article why not come back and comment here or let us know what you think by tweeting us @unicorntraining

How To Measure The ROI Of Online Training?

EI Design

In this article, I will begin with a quick summary of the benefits that eLearning offers, what ROI is, and how you can measure it. I am quoting extensively from my earlier article Return Of Investment (ROI): Are You In? This article had originally appeared in CrossKnowledge’s Learning Wire Blog. Do refer to this article. In today’s context, adding Phillips’ ROI calculation as the fifth level makes this framework even more useful and relevant.

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Mobile Learning: CHANGE YOUR WAYS OR YOU ARE DOOOOOMED!

Dashe & Thomson

For more information on evaluating ROI, check out my colleague Barbara’s informative post: More on Re-evaluating Evaluation – Jack Phillips and ROI. David Kirkpatrick, in an article for Forbes claims that Now Every Company Is a Software Company. In my last post I briefly mentioned my skepticism about the demand for mobile learning in the workplace.

Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation

Learnnovators

In a series of articles published in 1959, he prescribed a four-stage model for evaluating training programs, but it was not until 1994, that he published “ Evaluating Training Programs: The Four Levels “ According to Kirkpatrick, evaluating training programs is necessary for the following reasons: 1. Since Kirkpatrick stated his original model, other theorists like Jack Phillips, have referred to a fifth level, namely, Return On Investment (ROI).

Learning by Creating: Turning Bloom’s on Its Head

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest post by Library Media Specialist, David Phillips. Robert Freeman’s article explains the evolution of the idea: for the factory worker of the 1880′s the model was moderately successful. David Phillips is a Library Media Specialist and a teacher at Prairiland High School in N.E. Guest post by Library Media Specialist, David Phillips. If you attended a university educator prep program, you’ve likely seen Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy.

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A not-so-white paper on succession

CLO Magazine

Phillips, Tracy L. Marc Jones attributes earning his Stanford law degree to having spent time as a teenager with his friend’s father, attorney James Montgomery. Montgomery was famous as legal counsel for Bobby Seale and the Black Panthers.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. As a refresher , here is an article on What is Learning Analytics ?). The Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model and the related Phillips’ Model (see the next chapter) were developed to evaluate the effectiveness of online learning based on the impact it has on your organization. Phillips’ Model makes it possible to collect Level 3 and 4 data and determine the impact of training itself on job performance.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

Articles/Posts. This Learning Solutions Magazine article by Conrad Gottfredson discusses the significance of ensuring the right kind of performance support in the workplace, and how you could go about figuring out where you are in the performance support spectrum. Embedded Performer Support – A New Discipline : This article by Gary Wise presents and substantiates embedded performance support as a new discipline that could transform learners into effective performers.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

EI Design

In this article, I outline how you can use the Kirkpatrick’s model of training evaluation to measure training effectiveness, its impact, and the ROI of eLearning. ROI determination (or Level 5): This is an add-on to the initial model (that has 4 levels) and is referred to as the Kirkpatrick-Phillips Evaluation Model of training. The measurement of effectiveness of online training is a hot topic right now.

KIRKPATRICK’S FOUR LEVELS OF EVALUATION

Learnnovators

In a series of articles published in 1959, he prescribed a four-stage model for evaluating training programs, but it was not until 1994, that he published “ Evaluating Training Programs: The Four Levels “. Since Kirkpatrick stated his original model, other theorists like Jack Phillips, have referred to a fifth level, namely, Return On Investment (ROI). It was while writing his thesis in 1952 that Donald Kirkpatrick became interested in evaluating training programs.

ROI: Determine the Impact of Your Training Programs

Mindflash

We’ve got a few articles of our own on the topic of ROI. Check out this interview with Jack Phillips of the ROI Institute. Calculating Return on Investment (ROI) is no easy feat for most any project. And, measuring the ROI for your training programs is no exception. Industry Growth Means Managers Need to Understand the Business Impact of Their Training Programs. Global e-learning markets are poised for rapid growth over the next decade.

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The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 10, 2018

Mike Taylor

This article by Yael L. This article by Sonia Simone ( @soniasimone ) on @Copyblogger is another one that resonates with me and is a lesson that I had to learn myself. This short piece by Phillip VanDusen ( @philipvandusen ) is totally spot on. Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives. “A A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.” – Thomas Jefferson. We took several long, hot walks exploring Paris this week.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I outline how you can use the Kirkpatrick’s model of training evaluation to measure training effectiveness, its impact, and the ROI of eLearning. ROI determination (or Level 5): This is an add-on to the initial model (that has 4 levels) and is referred to as the Kirkpatrick-Phillips Evaluation Model of training. The measurement of effectiveness of online training is a hot topic right now.

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Work Experience: Jenade Webster-Watson

Unicorn Training

By featuring articles from a wide spectrum of the business, we hope Connected + will transcend the city borders to bring the Unicorn family together.Being in a busy and dynamic environment, it was important to be flexible and adaptable especially when working around staff schedules and workloads. Such as the UCL Airport simulation game testing (thank you Peter Phillips, Jackie Kennedy, Gemma Blackaller and Team 5!).

THE EVOLVING FACE OF EMBEDDED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT

Learnnovators

Articles/Posts. This Learning Solutions Magazine article by Conrad Gottfredson discusses the significance of ensuring the right kind of performance support in the workplace, and how you could go about figuring out where you are in the performance support spectrum. Embedded Performer Support – A New Discipline : This article by Gary Wise presents and substantiates embedded performance support as a new discipline that could transform learners into effective performers.

Instructional Design Basics: What Is ADDIE?

Convergence Training

Select the instructional methods that will best help employees satisfy the learning objectives (see our article on evidence-based training methods here). The Phillips “ROI” Model. We’ll try to cover those in some later articles.

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