« External Battery for Your Laptop--A surprising find | Main | Is Your Training Course Likely to Boost Performance? Free Course Review Template. »

Monday, 24 October 2011

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341cf01053ef015392900e74970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The Five Failures of Workplace Learning Professionals:

Comments

John Kleeman

Will

Thank you for a great blog article, though a bit dispiriting to read.

My take on this is that there is a divergence between what people think they have learned (e.g. after a training session) and what they actually will retain and use productively.

And we are focusing training to maximize the first and not the second. So there is this illusion that people think they've learned, which guides trainers, when really we need to identify what they actually learn and retain after time.

But how do we get people to realize this and change? I guess it's quite a cultural mind shift and is taking time, but thank you for your efforts to communicate the research evidence, which is significantly helpful.

Max Furniture

This blog shares us with the five biggest failures in the training and development field.you have provided strong hints about how to rethink and redirect each of the five failures. Good job !

The comments to this entry are closed.

eLearning Manifesto

Tracker

Search Will's Blog

  • Google
    This Blog Web

Translate

Notable Books

  • Brown, Roediger, McDaniel: Making Learning Stick
  • Clark Quinn Revolutionize L&D
  • Ruth Clark: Developing Expertise
  • Julie Dirksen: Design for How People Learn
  • Thiagi: Design Games for Performance Improvement
  • Wick, Jefferson, Pollock: Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning
  • Mooney & Brinkerhoff: Courageous Training
  • Cammy Bean: Accident Instructional Designer
  • Atul Gawande: Checklist Manifesto
  • Allison Rossett: First Things Fast
  • Merrienboer & Kirschner: Ten Steps to Complex Learning
  • Jane Bozarth: Show Your Work
  • Michael Allen: Leaving ADDIE for SAM
  • Ruth Clark: Evidence-Based Training
  • Robert Brinkerhoff: Telling Training's Story
  • Jack Phillips: Show me the Money (ROI)
  • Jefferson, Pollock, Wick: Managers Guide to Breakthrough Learning
  • Chad Udell: Learning Everywhere
  • Allison Rossett: Performance Support
  • Connie Malamed: Visual Language for Designers
  • Gottfredson & Mosher: Performance Support
  • Clark & Mayer -- Science of eLearning

Sponsoring Ads (vT1)

Sponsoring Ads (vG2)

Sponsoring Ads (vL3)