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HPT Research Fit–May 2015

HPT Research Fit–May 2015

There is increasing concern among researchers regarding the inadequacy of e-learning evaluation in the private sector, primarily in the alignment of e-learning effectiveness with the financial goals of the organization (Driscoll, 2002, O’Connor, 2006).

Application of Adult Learning Theory: What We Know About Adult Learners Transforms E-Learning into Fun and Effective Learning at LearnVillage

Application of Adult Learning Theory: What We Know About Adult Learners Transforms E-Learning into Fun and Effective Learning at LearnVillage

Despite promises, success of corporate e-learning has been dubious at best, and an outright failure for many companies at worst. The challenge of creating engaging, memorable, and effective e-learning can feel daunting to corporate training teams that must meet the learning and development needs of diverse employees.

Evaluate an Organization’s Readiness for E-Learning

Evaluate an Organization’s Readiness for E-Learning

The need for quality assurance in online training for corporate users became pressing with the rapid increase in reliance on the online modality over the past two decades (Zhang, 2013). There is increasing concern among researchers regarding the inadequacy of e-learning evaluation in the private sector, primarily in the alignment of e-learning effectiveness with the financial goals of the organization (Driscoll, 2002; O’Connor, 2006).

November SkillCast: Give Feedback that Changes the World!

November SkillCast: Give Feedback that Changes the World!

What can you do to ensure your learners or employees are ready to transfer their new skills, knowledge, and attitudes to the workplace? Your mission is to leave behind in others the conviction and will to carry on. It is critical to encourage, recognize, and motivate participants to transfer their learning to the job–it is your primary directive! Learn how to use the proven 3+1 feedback strategy that will get people engaged, empowered, and ready to lead.

October SkillCast: SMART Goals that Work!

October SkillCast: SMART Goals that Work!

The SMART goal framework is documented in more than 400 books, taught in countless workshops, and used by many organizations. It is popular, but it does not appear to be working. Research shows that most goals fail the SMART criteria–badly. In this session, you will use the “SMARTometer Lite”– a tool for measuring the effectiveness of SMART goals–to analyze your goals. Next, you will learn how to write breakthrough SMART goals that create alignment.

SkillCast: The Next Wave in Process Analysis

SkillCast: The Next Wave in Process Analysis

This webinar will introduce some new ideas that radically simplify process analysis work. In essence, this talk will introduce a scope diagram–a way for a team to quickly define the types of problems one faces in a specific process situation. Having identified possible problems, we will then consider the nature of the solutions that might be appropriate for different types of problems.

Pow! Zoinks! Wow! Interactive Comics as E-learning

Pow! Zoinks! Wow! Interactive Comics as E-learning

Our client’s field engineers were applying for, and some were being promoted into, the role of contract representatives. The new role was a step up for the engineers. Once in that role, some had problems succeeding. These engineers were really good at the engineering competencies, but there was a gap when it came to the additional competencies they needed in their new role, mainly customer relations and business acumen.

SkillCast: The Future of E-Learning: 10 Key Shifts to Watch

SkillCast: The Future of E-Learning: 10 Key Shifts to Watch

Author Bruce Barton once noted, “When you’re through changing, you’re through.” This is certainly true for e-learning, especially now, as the knowledge economy meets the digital workplace. Just when you think you have set your direction, things evolve. What strategic–not tactical–shifts in the e-learning field should we prepare for, even while we maintain our current efforts?

Register for a Workshop & Take Advantage of Your Time In Indy

Register for a Workshop & Take Advantage of Your Time In Indy

ISPI has a stellar line up of workshops being offered April 11-13, 2013, in Indianapolis, Indiana, at THE Performance Improvement Conference. As you know, our circle of performance improvement professionals have a lot to offer to those in the field. This is your opportunity to enhance your knowledge and enjoy a day or two of learning and networking with some of the best and brightest in the profession.

Complimentary Publications Available

Complimentary Publications Available

As March has come to a close, we are reminded of an ominous quote brought back to life in Dr. James Pershing’s editorial notes from the March issue of the Performance Improvement journal, (now available for download): “Beware the Ides of March.” But the countdown to the Performance Improvement Conference has officially begun, and we have just a few days until the opening ceremonies, festivities, and learning experiences.