Podcast 51: How does your L&D function compare with top performers?

At GoodPractice, we're big fans of research-based decision-making. So today on the show, we're speaking to Laura Overton from Towards Maturity.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 27 June 2017
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Podcast 51: How does your L&D function compare with top performers?

Towards Maturity's annual benchmark gives you an opportunity to reflect on your department's achievements, then compares your performance with every other participating organisation. By doing so, you can come up with a plan for where to go next and learn what works for top performers.

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If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Laura on Twitter @LauraOverton, Peter@PeterCasebow, and Ross @RossGarnerGP.

You can take part in the Towards Maturity Benchmark by visiting: towardsmaturity.org/benchmark.

The academic paper Ross referenced, on the impact of visualised performance data on learner motivation, was: D., Dawson, S., Siemens, G. 2015.Let's not forget: Learning analytics are about learning.TechTrends, vol 59, no. 1, pp. 64. It's available at: www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/files/19113410/techtrends2015.pdf

And-for more on Working Out Loud circles, see: workingoutloud.com/circle-guides.

About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Head of Learning Experience
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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