Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall

Thursday, April 14th, 2016, 12 to 1 pm Sydney time 

 

Overview

Despite Learning measurement frameworks like Kirkpatrick and Philips ROI  that have been around for so many years, defining meaningful measures still continues to be a big challenge for L&D. ‘E’ has become the most ignored in ADDIE.

We talk to an experienced panel about the unsatisfactory current state and what needs to be done to improve the importance, visibility and value of measuring Learning effectiveness in the real world. We focus on how to collect actionable insights about learning effectiveness: not only seeking to answer, did learning achieve the desired or intended result, but also why/why not. Organisational Realities & Challenges -LearningCafe-Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall

We Discuss

  • How can L&D learn what the business desires or intends from learning programs? Are L&D asking the right questions at the right time?
  • What data/insights can L&D obtain to shine a light on why/why not expected results were achieved?
  • How should learning effectiveness measures be reported? How can reporting be used to increase engagement and buy-in?
  • There is cost for robust measurement of effectiveness. Is the business prepared to pay and what returns can it expect?

 

 

Panel

VanessaBlewitt-LearningCafe- Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory RecallVanessa Blewitt   – Learning Effectiveness Lead, Corporate Training and Learning – Nestle

Vanessa is a Learning and Training Strategist, supporting all Nestlé markets, functions and businesses.She is professionally passionate about engaging and enabling all stakeholders in driving a high performing, learning culture, particularly transferred and embedded learning.

 

Will Thalheimer- LearningCafe- Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall Will Thalheimer  – President – Work-Learning Research, Inc   | Blog | Twitter  |

Will Thalheimer, PhD, is a consultant and research translator, providing organisations with learning audits, research benchmarking, workshops, and strategic guidance. Will consults through Work-Learning Research, Inc. (Work-Learning.com) and regularly publishes extensive research-to-practice reports. He is the author of the highly-acclaimed book Performance-Focused Smile Sheets (SmileSheets.com) and one of the authors of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (eLearningManifesto.org).

Jeevan Joshi-LearningCafe- Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory RecallJeevan Joshi  – Producer – LearningCafe     | Blog | Twitter |

Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS.

 

UnConference Session Summary

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