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Putting Rubrics to Work

Putting Rubrics to Work

Rubrics show great promise as a way both to communicate expectations and to assess performance. In just a few short years, rubrics have become an essential resource in the race to make higher education more accountable.

  • Save on the Gift of Knowledge

    Save on the Gift of Knowledge

    Start the holiday season and shopping off right with the gift of knowledge. ISPI and Pfeiffer are partnering to bring you a special limited time sale on Wiley books. As an ISPI member, any book you order directly from...

  • The New Species of Boxes–Think Yourself Out of Those!

    The New Species of Boxes–Think Yourself Out of Those!

    By Irving H. Buchen We often and glibly call for thinking outside the box based on two mistaken assumptions: that all boxes are the same and that the same kind thinking will work in all cases. Indeed, we act...

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December SkillCast: Let’s Put “Design” Back into Instructional Design!

December SkillCast: Let’s Put “Design” Back into Instructional Design!

Does training need to be painful and boring? No! But must training turn into "ed-u-tainment" to get and keep the attention of our learners? Absolutely not! There is much that instructional designers can learn and apply from innovators and design thinkers.

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Recognition & Accountability: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Recognition & Accountability: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Instructional designers and developers are prime examples of people who do what is called “knowledge work.” So are performance improvement professionals. In examining their performance, we are well-served by considering the nature of recognition--and its fit with accountability.

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Two Keynotes Announced for THE Performance Improvement Conference

Two Keynotes Announced for THE Performance Improvement Conference

We have just brought on two great speakers for THE Performance Improvement Conference in San Antonio, Texas!

  • Early Bird Deadline Fast Approaching

    Early Bird Deadline Fast Approaching

    Registration fees include conference fees only, not pre-conference. Conference fees include registration and attendance for Sunday, April 26, to Wednesday, April 29. Please visit HERE for registration details and information. Join ISPI as a member and save on registration.

  • Speed Mentoring!

    Speed Mentoring!

    To enable ISPI to move into the future, we need our mentors to work with our emerging professionals to pass on their experience, love of learning, and commitment to ISPI. One way we do this is through speed mentoring!

  • Attend the P&P Institute and the CPT Workshop at THE Performance Improvement Conference

    Attend the P&P Institute and the CPT Workshop at THE Performance Improvement Conference

    The workplace, how we communicate with one another, and what we know about learning are changing and evolving all the time. Performance improvement professionals are known for their commitment to staying abreast of all the latest developments. Take advantage of ISPI’s upcoming Principles and Practices Institute and the CPT...

  • Great Things To Do In San Antonio

    Great Things To Do In San Antonio

    If you will be attending ISPI’s THE Performance Improvement Conference in April of 2015, you are in for a treat! This year’s conference is being held in exciting San Antonio, Texas from April 26-29, 2015. Delegates will stay at the Grand Hyatt on the Riverwalk. Pre-conference workshops are...