By Sy Islam, PhD, Vivian Woo, PhD, & Jenna-Lyn Roman, MS On September 4th, the White House issued a memo to the heads of executive departments and agencies, directing them to identify and cancel “all contracts or other agency spending related to any training on ‘critical race theory,’ ‘white privilege,’ […]
Tag: Training Evaluation
Should We Just Stop Using Smile Sheets?
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 […]
Who Needs a Needs Analysis Anyway?
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 […]
Tiffany Poeppelman on Conducting Experiments at Work
We love to talk about bridging the gap between research and practice, but Tiffany Poeppelman is doing it. Tiffany, a Senior Sales Performance Consultant and Speaker at LinkedIn, shares her experiences conducting an experiment in the workplace. Along the way, we get some advice on choosing research questions, dealing with […]