Higher Education Faculty News & Resources
The Talent Development Framework
The Building a Talent Development Structure Without Borders
whitepaper is now available! Talent development professionals build the knowledge, skills, and abilities of others and help them develop and achieve their potential so that the organizations they work for can succeed. In today’s knowledge economy, organizations need talent development functions that can support the unique competency needs of their businesses. To better understand how organizations are structuring and aligning their talent development functions, ATD and Rothwell & Associates
partnered to identify the areas organizations most often use to build a talent development structure for meeting current and future competency needs in a world in which talent has become the engine of business.
State of the Industry
The State of the Industry report is ATD’s definitive review of talent development trends. In the 2015 State of the Industry report, sponsored by Capella University, 336 organizations representing a diverse sample of industries, sizes, and locations report on their commitment to learning.
Looking for a local TD professional to speak to your class?
ATD's more than 100 chapters across the country offer many opportunities for students to connect with local practitioners and keep up with industry trends. Many ATD chapters support academics by providing:
- subject matter experts as class speakers
- mentoring and internship opportunities
- professional development
- volunteer opportunities
- discounted student membership
Find the nearest chapter to your campus with the online ATD Chapter Locator.
Interested in writing for ATD?
Digital Publications: New Authors Welcome
We are looking for faculty and students to write articles for several publications including the ATD Higher Education Blog. Learn More!
ATD Press Welcomes Book Proposals
Wanted: New and innovative ideas to share with the talent development industry.
Your ideas—and your voice—could be just what our industry needs! If you’ve thought about writing a book we invite you to partner with ATD Press. We take pride in our unique publisher/author partnership. By collaborating closely and nurturing your ideas we’ll ensure your book reaches its intended audience and that our mutual investment pays dividends. Learn more.
ATD Press Faculty Desk Copies
ATD Press brings you the latest books, authored by respected leaders in the training and development industry. Interested in adopting an ATD Press book for your academic course? Faculty of accredited colleges and universities may request a PDF desk copy for review by completing the online Desk Copy Request Form.
Science of Learning Community of Practice
The goal of the Science of Learning Community of Practice is to connect you with best research-derived, tips, trends, and how-tos in talent development. Sign up to receive the Science of Learning newsletter, read the latest blog article and become part of this research-based community.
The New ATD World-Class Competency Model
This is the only publicly available competency model that covers roles across the entire sales ecosystem (sales force, sales management & leadership, and sales enablement). Learn More.
Do you teach courses in sales or sales management? Make sure to request your complimentary Faculty Desk Copy of Success in Selling: Developing a World-Class Sales Ecosystem.
The ATD Competency Model
How are your students defining the latest competencies needed for success in the Talent Development industry? Learn more with this online interactive model.
Interested in getting more involved with the ATD Higher Education Community?