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TD Magazine
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Proper postcourse evaluations continue to play a critical role in talent development. As we celebrate ATD’s 75th anniversary, TD magazine will look back on common themes that still...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Writing good test questions is both an art and a science. Just because people have taken tests, doesn’t make them a good test-item writer. Yet, writing good test items is a critical skill...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
How do learning and development professionals provide results executives (and others) will love? The answer is quite simple: they plan for those results. Executives want to see the business...
TD Magazine
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
A well-designed survey can help companies measure employees' on-the-job behavior changes post-training. Knowing whether participants apply on the job what they learned in a training program...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Are you stuck when it comes to creating and demonstrating the value of your training programs? Here are three ideas to free yourself. Donald L. Kirkpatrick said it best, "Trainers must...
Build the skills needed to develop and deliver effective return on investment (ROI) evaluations for learning and performance, organizational development, human resources, technology, change...
ATD Links
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Gathering data and conducting an analysis provides information. But for that information to be useful it must be used for a purpose:  As you can see, there are many purposes of evalu­ation,...
Saturday, October 1, 2016
A timely update to a timeless model. Don Kirkpatrick's groundbreaking Four Levels of Training Evaluation is the most widely used training evaluation model in the world. Ask any group of...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Required drivers of the New World Kirkpatrick Model are defined as processes and systems that reinforce, monitor, encourage, and reward performance of critical behaviors on the job. Let’s...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Learning professionals are constantly having to validate their department’s worthiness. When business is booming and profitable, life is great. Management professes their devotion to their...
Research Reports
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The Association for Talent Development (ATD) surveyed 199 talent development professionals with knowledge of their organization’s learning evaluation efforts. Of those, only 44 percent...
TD Magazine
Friday, January 8, 2016
As trainers, our heads are constantly turned by new technology and progressive ideas. But we shouldn't disregard "old-fashioned" training methods. If you can dream it, chances are you can...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
ATD wants to learn how your organization evaluates training. What’s more, we want to learn whether these evaluation efforts are helping drive learning and business results.  Your input will...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Learning is an investment. And like any investment, it’s crucial to measure outcomes. But because learning is often intangible and individual, measurement is complicated. It’s not like...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Organizations in the United States alone spend more than 150 billion dollars on training and employee development every year. With that amount of investment, coupled with the unflinching...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
You’ve got numbers from your training. Now what? If you find that your data are unclear, or don’t seem to guide your next steps, you’re not alone. Let’s take care of that. Preparation...
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