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Are You Using the Right KPIs for Your Learning Initiatives?

The success of learning initiatives needs to be measured and communicated via key performance indicators (KPIs).  KPIs allow you to measure the success of not only the efforts of the L&D department, but also your programs across the entire organization.

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The UX of Learning

User experience (UX) isn't just the responsibility of the marketing department. Apply UX principles to your learning modules, and your learners -- who are your internal customers -- will take notice and be much more engaged.  Heck, they might even be impressed.

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Crushing the 'Forgetting Curve'

Learner retention is perhaps the most important metric to measure the success of L&D initiatives. However, as we've covered in this blog before, the vast majority -- often as high as 90 percent -- of new skills are lost within a year if not reinforced by practical follow-ups or assessments.

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A Magazine Evolves as a Profession Evolves

The Association for Talent Development (ATD)'s publication, TD magazine, recently celebrated its 70th birthday.

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Can You Teach Employees to Think Critically?

In an ever-changing, ever more complex workplace, people need to be dynamic -- adjusting procedures, chasing new opportunities, or finding solutions -- often on a daily basis.

 

As such, one of the most important skillsets employees need on the job today is the ability to see a problem before...

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More Bad News for For-Profit Colleges

News last week that an accreditation group for for-profit colleges may lose its federal recognition has prompted many L&D leaders to re-think their strategy of making courses from such programs available for their employees.

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