Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Kirkpatrick Revisited by Barbara on April 18, 2011 in Instructional Design After I finished my post a few weeks ago on Reevaluating Evaluation , I found out that Donald Kirkpatrick , the granddaddy of the Four Levels of Evaluation, was taking a farewell tour before his retirement and would be presenting a workshop at the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) in Minneapolis.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

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This is the first post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. Here are links to all six parts of the “Deeper eLearning Design” series: 1. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect.

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Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. And as time has gone by, I have started to wonder about the validity of Kirkpatrick in today’s world.

eLearning – Are We Missing The Point?

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I want to start this off by asking one simple question…does eLearning really work? There are many arguments both for and against eLearning, but the stark reality is, that if you are pushed for an answer, when you look at the facts, the answer is a resounding “NO”…but it so easily could be a “Yes.” First and foremost is that there are no real FACTS about eLearning being effective, particularly in the workplace. Who is eLearning for? Opinion eLearning

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. The subject matter – teaching consultants how to configure ERP software – was unusually complex.

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Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. The subject matter – teaching consultants how to configure ERP software – was unusually complex.

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Learning Design: The Great, The Good and The Good Enough

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Learning designers strategize how to solve problems to achieve performance improvement applying theory to fact and constructing course elements, flows and production processes. For the past number of years, while learning theory and ideas about making courses exciting have evolved growing with the speed and bandwidth available for elements like video, developer tools have been refined exponentially. This could be a story about buggy whips.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors by Andrea on March 9, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , blended learning , eLearning , feedback , social learning The other day, I ran across Clive Shepherd’s recent blog post The New Social Learning – a review and I was struck by an observation he made there.

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Instructional Design: The Process – 1

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There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. Enough has been written about ID and its various theories and models that define the various approaches or strategies to learning design. Use the Ruth Clark’s media principles of design for effective eLearning.

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

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And if you’d like to read other discussions we’ve had with Will, click these links to learn more about spaced practice , the effectiveness of elearning , smile sheets, and learning myths v. Here’s some research I did with the eLearning Guild just last year. But this research study is available at the eLearning Guild. And I do this a lot in my consulting work. Four Common Learning Evaluation Models–Kirkpatrick, Kaufman, Philips & Brinkerhoff.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

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by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference. First, in a classroom or eLearning environment, I think we need to restructure our training to provide more opportunities for repetition of important material.

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Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

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In a recent post, he cites a recent poll by Panorama Consulting , in which IT executives are asked about the “deadliest sin” of ERP implementations.

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Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

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I found out that Accelerated Learning originated with a theory called “suggestopedia,” developed by a Bulgarian educator named Georgi Lazanov. The American developmental psychologist, Howard Gardner developed a theory of multiple intelligences and how intelligence relates to learning. When I was working with that program at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, we brought him in on a grant to evaluate what we had been doing and see if it fit in with his theories on learning.

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

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Because of the vast range of services we provide as a management consulting firm, we’re something different to every client. Some see us as instructional designers, some as technical writers, others as change management consultants, and still others as a supplemental staffing agency. Many consulting firms in our industry become too niche and lose out on work they can easily provide but do a poor job of marketing.

Free L&D webinars for May 2020

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In this webinar, with Jim Kirkpatrick, Ph.D., Join Juan Moran, Solutions Consultant at NovoEd, for a demo to learn how NovoEd’s collaborative learning platform enables global enterprises to transform in-person workshops into highly engaging digital learning experiences.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

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Among industries, a greater number of technology companies and business services/consulting firms spent money on these tools. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them.

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

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Thierry de Baillon , cofounder of Socialearning Consulting, takes this stance in a recent blog post. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training.

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The $2 Whiteboard Shows Power of Peer-to-Peer Learning | Social.

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Of course, the person “next to you” might just as often be consulted via email or other online tool, but it doesn’t change this fact: the amount of workplace learning done in formal training sessions is a tiny fraction of of the learning that takes place one-on-one, between coworkers.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

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Allow them to discover information in bite-sized portions through self-directed activities such as eLearning, and then follow-up with a workshop, discussion group, open lab, or other opportunity to apply the new information. You will still need to create good content, but simple eLearning development tools will help make the transition from ILT to blended learning a smoother one.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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It’s in your mind One of the pioneers of adult learning theory, Malcom Knowles , explored the role of adult education and facilitation (andragogy) versus the traditional style of teaching children (pedagogy).

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

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As eLearning continues to become more and more ubiquitous, instructional designers and anyone designing online courses in the corporate world needs to read this book. Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice by Sharan B. The crisply written Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice covers all the fundamentals. From traditional learning theories and motivation learning to how the digital age has changed adult learning. Kirkpatrick and Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base

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Selecting consultants with the appropriate skills, experience and personality goes a long way to make a client happy. Some companies treat their customers as partners, especially in the B2B markets – soliciting their help in the design of a new eLearning module or getting ideas for better customer service.

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5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base | Social.

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Selecting consultants with the appropriate skills, experience and personality goes a long way to make a client happy. Some companies treat their customers as partners, especially in the B2B markets – soliciting their help in the design of a new eLearning module or getting ideas for better customer service.

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The LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

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And in particular, we talked about Kirkpatrick , Philips , Brinkerhoff , and Kaufman. And not only that, but our learning evaluation gurus, Kirkpatrick, Brinkerhoff, etc., Comparing LTEM and Kirkpatrick. Level three of Kirkpatrick is similar to tier seven, transfer.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

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This reminds me of a session I attended on emotional intelligence at the eLearning Guild ‘s Learning Solutions 2011 conference last month.

ELM Expert Series: 3 Fundamental Pillars to Sales Training Success

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Instructional design uses analysis and instructional theory to ensure higher retention of information through intelligent program design. There are a number of ways companies can implement ID methodologies into their programs – from hiring an instructional designer, outsourcing consultants, or training an employee on your team in instructional design. One of the more well-known methodologies for evaluating effectiveness is the “Kirkpatrick Model”.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 12PM – 1PM PST: Adjusting Your Consultative Selling Approach to Engage the Modern Buyer (Free for ATD members) Today’s buyers are ultra-informed and have more options than ever before. A consultative selling approach should help sellers cut through the noise and lead their customers to clarity. In this webcast, you’ll learn how to bring a fresh approach to your consultative selling training programs. eLearning

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Youre So Immature: e-Learning in Some Organizations

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. He was venting about Kirkpatrick evaluations. Are you a strategy consultant? Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

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Learning and development professionals, including elearning developers, have to wear many hats. But it’s even more true for L&D/eLearning professionals who work in small learning development departments. This article is an interview (in text and video format–scroll to the bottom for the video version) with Emily Wood, who is her own “elearning department of one” at a non-profit based in Portland, Oregon. eLearning Training

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

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Show you how to leverage Kirkpatrick’s model of assessment and create a targeted strategy around level three and four assessments. Friday, May 4, 2018, 10:30AM – 11:30AM PT: Addressing the Critical Issue of eLearning (Free for IPL members) This webinar is designed to address one of the most pressing questions in eLearning.how to ensure the identity of the learner and verify participation. The top performance consulting skills organizations most desire.