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natasha

Training Design

Some Common Traps Us L&D Folks Fall Into

Have you ever watched a movie or animation in trepidation, as a character unknowingly heads towards a hole in the ground they can’t see? As the viewer, you can see the hole but there’s no way to warn the character of the impeding danger. We’ve all been that character that’s fallen into a metaphorical hole or two, and we’ve all…
natasha
September 14, 2022
Training Transfer

Mr Spock, Pippi Longstocking and the fairytale of the self-directed learner

Before we discuss the fairytale of the self-directed learner, let’s begin with a story of our own. Margret is a personnel developer at a retail company. She’s just finished a six-month project, uploading 30 videos to the company’s learning platform on ‘best practice tips for sales’. The e-learning consultant has filled it with quizzes and interactive elements. It’s launched during a sales…
natasha
September 6, 2022
Training Evaluation

Kirkpatrick Principle 5. A compelling chain of evidence demonstrates your bottom-line value

Kirkpatrick Principle 5. A compelling chain of evidence demonstrates your bottom-line value. At the end of the day, it is incredibly important that we are able to evaluate and demonstrate the effectiveness of our learning package to change behaviours and create business results.Why do we need to evaluate? Well, we need to know if we can improve our learning program,…
natasha
August 12, 2022
Training Evaluation

Kirkpatrick Principle 2: Return On Expectations (ROE) is the ultimate indicator of value

Kirkpatrick Principle 2: Return On Expectations (ROE) is the ultimate indicator of value No, it’s not ROI, it’s ROE! Unlike ROI, which looks to isolate the value of training, ROE looks to create and deliver the value element that stakeholders are really interested in.ROE are the desired results of any program based on stakeholder input. However, ROE recognises that training…
natasha
July 27, 2022
Training Design

5 Pro Tips for L&D Program Design

If you follow us on LinkedIn, you might have seen our #ruminationswithruhi posts, a series of five L&D design tips from TLG’s program designer Ruhi Grewal. Ruhi is an Instructional Design Consultant who aims to inspire L&D professionals to create engaging and effective learning solutions. We have collated her five pro design tips into this one blog for easy access.TIP…
natasha
July 26, 2022
Training Evaluation

Kirkpatrick Principle 1: The end is the beginning

Kirkpatrick Principle 1: The end is the beginning The New World Kirkpatrick Model presents four levels of evaluation, Results (level 4), Behaviour (Level 3), Learning (Level 2) and Reaction (Level 1). However, the way we view these has to change.This principle debunks the all-too-common theory that we start with level 1 and work our way towards level 4 normally stopping…
natasha
July 20, 2022
L&D Research & Trends

L&D Trends Review: Part 2

In this blog post we look at 8 more trends in L&D in 2022 as highlighted by Growth Engineering. If you missed the first 8, we reviewed last week, you can find them here. As we’ve seen so far, technology is making a huge impact on the way we work, connect, communicate and learn. Even more so since the pandemic.…
natasha
June 17, 2022
L&D Research & Trends

L&D Trends Review: Part 1

Our team recently reviewed an article by Growth Engineering on the 16 trends they expect to dominate learning and development in 2022. In this blog post we’re weighing in on these developments within the industry and what we believe will be important in shaping up the rest of 2022 and beyond.  We’ve split our review of these trends into 2…
natasha
June 10, 2022