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Evaluation - The preparation

Creating a course can be fun, but few people ask what the value of that course is for learners and their organizations.

August 2015 | Mind Tools

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Evaluation - The basics

Learning evaluation is difficult. It presents all sorts of problems for the conscientious L&D professional. In the L&D context, evaluation is the purposeful gathering, analysis and discussion of evidence from relevant sources about the quality, worth and impact of learning. But it's not the same as research.

August 2015 | Mind Tools

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Mind the gap

They're one of the business world's best kept secrets. Yet L&D people are both passionate and subtle.

July 2015 | Charlie Swift

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ADDIE and ARCS in instructional design

The two most popular models of instructional design (ID) are known by the acronyms ADDIE (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, Evaluate) and ARCS (Attention, Relevance, Confidence, Satisfaction).

June 2015 | Mind Tools

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Principles of Instructional Design

Instructional design (ID) is based on three psychological principles of learning: behavioral, cognitive and constructivist.

June 2015 | Mind Tools

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