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

Convergence Training

Convergence Training: I’m sure people will be like sponging that up. And last year, I thought I would capture maybe 15 to 20 of these, but I came up with 54. Four Common Learning Evaluation Models–Kirkpatrick, Kaufman, Philips & Brinkerhoff. Well, of course, the most common, the most well-known, is the Kirkpatrick four-level model. The Kirkpatrick Four-Level Training Evaluation Model. So this is this is a picture of Donald Kirkpatrick.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. Marshall Kirkpatrick, reflecting on the event: “Activity streams are already a big deal, but if these conversations can be fruitful, the results will be as big as the point in history when customers of different email providers became able to email each other or different telephone company customers became able to call each others’ phones.&#. Wikipedia: nothing up yet

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

Wonderful Brain

I don’t believe there has been a study conducted on performance improvement or even a Kirkpatrick view of which types of courses yield intended results. Unfortunately, there is too much complexity and uniqueness in learning to allow for excellence when this mashup becomes the status quo. Those of us who have grown up in the era of learning design are more than ever segregated from access to development. This could be a story about buggy whips.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A day with Dave Snowden , October 26, 2010 Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. This may be because designers only know about the Kirkpatrick “Levels.” Open up the Navigation. Please if you can, look this research up! October 10, 2010 In our schools, ICT is often held up as an example of modern thinking - an essential for today’s classroom.