ISPI Performance Digest
Apr. 15, 2014

Proven post-training evaluation tips
LearnDash
One of the often over-looked components of training program development is the post-training evaluation. In many cases, the evaluation design is an afterthought as precedence is given to the actual training content. This is a huge mistake.More

Social media vital to professional development
Evolllution
Formal degree and training programs provide the foundation for our career paths, but long-term professional success depends largely on the quality of our personal learning networks. We all have basic PLNs, whether or not we recognize them as such. Social media resources can serve a valuable purpose for adult students looking to enhance their careers through informal learning and networking.More

Global corporate e-learning market forecast to increase by 5.2 percent
TransWorldNews
The global corporate e-learning market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.23 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased need for effective cost savings, according to new research from CompaniesAndMarkets.com.More

Improve decision-making with help from the crowd
Harvard Business Review
Most decisions in organizations are made by escalating them up the management hierarchy — and it's usually the highest paid person in the room's opinion that prevails. The HIPPO model of decision-making will likely always be with us. But with the rise of digital technology, and with it the ability to get immediate feedback from customers and communities, crowdsourcing has become a powerful alternative for driving important decisions. More

Teach teachers how to create magic
TED
What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it's a skill we often don't teach to educators. More

The role of the analysis phase in e-learning projects
Designing Digitally
The analysis phase of e-learning project development is perhaps the most critical as it helps you uncover information that is crucial for your project to be successful with your intended audience. There are several different types of analysis you should be aware of, all of which play an integral role in the overall operation and success of the project.More