Truths about Training Evaluation: Resources shared at ASTD Long Island Event

Last night I had the pleasure of speaking at a professional development event for the Long Island ASTD Chapter. The topic of the discussion was “Truths About Training Evaluation”.

During the session, we explored the history of training evaluation, the benefits and challenges of how organizations currently evaluate training, as well as alternative ways that we can look at ‘evaluation’ that might better help us and the organizations we serve.

This post shares my presentation from the event, as well as additional resources that I mentioned or that relate to the presentation.

My Slides

Related or Referenced Articles
Evaluating with the Success Case Method by Tom Gram
Evaluating Training and Learning Circa 2011 by Tom Gram
Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social by Dan Pontefract
A critical analysis of evaluation practice: the Kirkpatrick model and the principle of beneficence by Reid Bates
Formative evaluation: a practical guide by Lisa Neal
A Practitioner’s Dilemma: How can I calculate the value of communities of practice? by Julia Storberg-Walker
An Alternative Way to Assess the ROI of e-Learning in Training – Part I by Patrick Lambe
An Alternative Way to Assess the ROI of e-Learning in Training – Part II by Patrick Lambe
How to Evaluate Instruction, Including eLearning by Stan Bunson
Nuts and Bolts: How to Evaluate e-Learning by Jane Bozarth

Related or Referenced Books
The Success Case Method: Find Out Quickly What’s Working and What’s Not by Robert Brinkerhoff
Telling Training’s Story: Evaluation Made Simple, Credible, and Effective by Robert Brinkerhoff

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