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. Do the people who oppose the Kirkpatrick Model of Evaluation, really care about their employees and the training they just conducted, at all?

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

Coassemble

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.

Three Superheroes of Training Evaluation

Growth Engineering

Everyone wants to be the best version of themselves that they can, which is why training matters so much. First came Donald Kirkpatrick. Followed by Roger Kaufman and then Jack Phillips. Hero Profile 1: NAME: Donald Kirkpatrick. ACHIEVEMENTS: He appreciated the simplicity of Kirkpatrick’s four levels. This is why he added The Mega-Societal Level to the Kirkpatrick Model. Hero Profile 3: NAME: Jack Phillips.

ADDIE Backwards Planning Model

Big Dog, Little Dog

I have been working on this model for some time, so I wanted to present my latest version. The steps in the Analysis Phase closely align with Phillips' Needs Model and Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Evaluations. In addition, the Analysis steps align with the Design and Development steps: Click for a larger version with “clickable&# links. The ADDIE Backwards Model is quite similar to most other ADDIE type models.

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Unlocked Learning—Training analytics made easy

Coassemble

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. Dr. Kirkpatrick was one of the presidents of the American Society for Training and Development, now known as the Association for Talent Development (ATD). In 2003, Dr. Jack Phillips introduced the fifth level as the return of investment for the training.

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

Convergence Training

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. And okay, if we can just walk through each of the four models you talked about–Kirkpatrick, Phillips, Kaufman, and Brinckerhoff–and maybe you can explain to people, especially people who may not have heard of any of these, what they are and what are some pros and cons of each.

Instructional Design Basics: What Is ADDIE?

Convergence Training

But there’s also a chance that you’ll find ADDIE very helpful, that you’ll use it a lot in your job as a trainer or training developer, or that you’ll develop and use your own, somewhat-custom version of ADDIE over time. The Phillips “ROI” Model.

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Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Show you how to leverage Kirkpatrick’s model of assessment and create a targeted strategy around level three and four assessments. This webinar will explain: The seven categories of knowledge and skills identified in the Competencies (and how this version differs from the one published in 2010). Phillips, along with her husband and business partner Dr. Jack J. " Queen Victoria's Oak Tree, Sandringham " by Andrew Hugget is LICENSED under CC BY-SA 2.0.