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Learning Needs Analyses

Despite the slightly macabre saying, "Only lemmings jump to conclusions," it's all too easy to decide the answer to an issue and then look for evidence to back up that view.

January 2016

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Radical New Roles for L&D

"L&D professionals need to move away from being the custodians of learning." This was the rather startling assertion of Mike Collins, head of learning solutions at DPG plc, when he spoke at the annual conference of the CIPD in November 2015.

January 2016

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The First Condition of Online Engagement: Awareness

This is the second of three posts examining online engagement for learning and performance support resources, based on the presentation I gave at Learning Technologies. The first was A Simple Model for Online Engagement. The third post can be found at The Second Condition of Online Engagement: Access.

December 2015 | Owen Ferguson

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Evaluation in L&D (part one)

In various forums and conversations over the years, I've seen or heard the same topic come up again and again: evaluation.

November 2015 | Owen Ferguson

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Evaluation in L&D (part three)

Now we come to the the ultimate reason for my three posts about evaluation in L&D (see also parts one and two for more details).

November 2015 | Owen Ferguson

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