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Evaluation in L&D (part two)

This is the second in a series of three posts about evaluating learning and development interventions. In the first part, I looked at the utility (or not) of Kirkpatrick's four levels. In this post, I'll examine Jack Phillips' fifth level, return on investment (ROI) and the unrealised benefits of piloting interventions.

November 2015 | Owen Ferguson

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Working with the enemy

Just as it's impossible to be liked by everybody, so, inevitably, you will find yourself having to work with someone you just don't like.

October 2015 | Catriona MacLeod

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How we create infographics

Find out how the team here at Emerald Works develop and create engaging infographics for your business, simplifying processes at the heart of your work.

October 2015 | Emerald Works

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Write right - learn to write like a pro

As a professional writer and editor, the idea that anybody can write about something if they know the subject matter is something of a bugbear. By the same logic, anyone who knows what a dog looks like can draw one!

October 2015 | Emerald Works

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Learning in Communities of Practice

According to social learning theorist Etienne Wenger-Trayner, we all belong to communities of practice (CoPs), whether at home, at work, at school, or in our hobbies, and we will likely be members of different CoPs over the course of our lives.

October 2015

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