So much training, so little to show for it in our organizations. Why is this often the case? Back in 2012 the Wall Street Journal published a piece looking at this. They concluded that businesses needed to do: Better training needs analysis (TNA) - not just what but who Design - what where how follow up - testing to see if people have learnt. Are they applying the new ways? Research from the The American Society for Training and Development claimed that only 10% of learning goes … [Read more...] about So Much Training, So Little to Show for It
You are expecting this piece to say how to use the ADDIE Instructional Design Model, but ADDIE is not a model - it is a conceptual framework. What does this mean for its use and validity? ADDIE Training Design Model ADDIE is often used as a model in the design of training. It is believed that ADDIE started in the world of instructional design in US military as a methodology to design and build large scale training solutions. As such it should be considered in more formal design situations … [Read more...] about The ADDIE Instructional Design Model #HRBlog
Much of what we know about effective learning was originally taken from the world of academia and higher education; these points can also be translated into occupational and business learning and training spaces. This piece is no different. Taken from preparation for an annual conference for “American Academics and Higher Education” in 1997, this piece summarises the presentation of Peter T. Ewell from the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) Where is this … [Read more...] about What we know about learning, and the process of learning new things
17 things to looks for in a Train the Trainer course... Search the web for a train the trainer course and you are provided with a long list of websites which all appear to meet your needs - but do they? What is a train the trainer course? are they all the same and will they meet your needs? What is Train the Trainer? Lets first look at what a trainer is. Today in 2010 a trainer is a little different from those 10-20 years ago, indeed even the language has changed. There are in essence 4 types … [Read more...] about Train the trainer course – what to look for?