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Entries for September 2012

Kirkpatrick Quick Tip Vol. 2 #28

Most training professionals do not question the importance and use of training evaluation data. Professionals vary widely, however, in terms of the quantity of data they gather.

How much data do you really need? Read this brief quick tip for some practical pointers.

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Kirkpatrick Quick Tip Vol. 2 #27

In this three-minute quick tip, Jim and Wendy explore the difference between trainer and learner-centered questions and how to shape your content to get honest responses from participants.

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By Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick, T+D Magazine September 2012 Thanks to our contributors Rob LaVanway and Billy McLeod for their efforts to implement t...

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Kirkpatrick Quick Tip Vol. 2 #26

Honest evaluation data is critically important for accomplishing the three purposes of training evaluation: improving the program, improving on-the-job performance and contributing to organizational results.

Do you get the whole truth in your evaluations? Listen to these six sign that may indicate that you're not getting complete and honest feedback from your program participants.

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