I just had a discussion with the great Rob Briner about student evaluations and teacher effectiveness, sparked by this tweet: [su_note]By the way, if you don’t already follow Rob on Twitter and LinkedIn, you really should![/su_note] Smile sheets, or affective/reaction measures of training and teaching effectiveness, are a staple of […]
Author: Sy Islam, Ph.D.
When I teach my students about training, I stress the importance of needs analysis–the method by which trainers address skill gaps at the individual, group, and organizational level. Most training professionals would love to do more needs analysis, but they often face organizational barriers. Over the years, I have wrestled […]
Geoffrey Owens was once a supporting actor on The Cosby Show. Now he’s a cashier at Trader Joe’s. Is this an enormous fall from grace or just part of a natural career arc? Either way, I’m shocked at how some news outlets are reporting it. Both The Daily Mail and […]