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Is Kirkpatrick’s Model of Evaluating a Training Program The Best? – Part 3

CommLab India

This is the third blog in the Kirkpatrick Model of Instruction series. In the first part of the series, I covered the need to evaluate any training program and the basics of the Kirkpatrick model of evaluating a training program. In the second part of this series, I delved into each level of the Kirkpatrick model. So is this really the best method of evaluating a training program? His name is Dr. Jack Phillips.

Employee performance goals; Choosing the right training evaluation model

Learning Pool

Since the four-step Kirkpatrick/Katzell model of learning evaluation was first introduced some sixty years ago there have been numerous revisions and new versions, each of which takes it in a slightly different direction. Phillips is probably your guy. .


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Unlocked Learning—Training analytics made easy


Before online training, there were in-office methods that involved presentations, manuals, and in-person training. Then online training took those same practices and created virtual versions of them. The earliest and most widely accepted and formalized training assessment process was the Kirkpatrick Model by Dr. Donald Kirkpatrick. In 2003, Dr. Jack Phillips introduced the fifth level as the return of investment for the training.

Watershed's 7 Steps of Learning Evaluation


Meet our "super method" for learning evaluation. We've combined our favorite elements from Kirkpatrick , Kaufman , Anderson's Value of Learning , Brinkerhoff's Success Case Method , and Phillips' Model to create our version of a "super method" of how to evaluate learning. By combining the best portions of these four models, we've created a method to effectively evaluate your learning and development process from design through implementation.

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

Convergence Training

Training Evaluation Methods–An Introduction. Is the learning method, or methods, we’re using working or should we use another one? Four Common Learning Evaluation Models–Kirkpatrick, Kaufman, Philips & Brinkerhoff. Our next question that we talked about was just discussing some of the more commonly used training evaluation methods. Well, of course, the most common, the most well-known, is the Kirkpatrick four-level model.

Instructional Design Basics: What Is ADDIE?

Convergence Training

One of the things people in this situation sometimes don’t know if that there are processes, models, or methods that already exist that make the process of creating training more orderly, more effective, and more systematic. And even if you ultimately wind up using a different method.