Entries by Will Thalheimer

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Michael Allen’s Question about the Last Thing in Training

At a recent online discussion held by the Minnesota Chapter of ISPI, where they were discussing the Serious eLearning Manifesto, Michael Allen offered a brilliant idea for learning professionals. Michael’s company, Allen Interactions, talks regularly with prospective clients. It is in this capacity that Michael often asks this question (or one with this gist): What is […]

Announcements of Public Events for Will Thalheimer

Here is list of my public events for the next few months, including conference events, workshops, webinars, and research surveys.   OPEN NOW—Research Survey with the eLearning Guild I’m partnering with the eLearning Guild to conduct a survey on learning-evaluation practices. I would greatly appreciate your time on this—and we estimate it will take you […]

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Research Findings: Current Practices in Gathering Learner Feedback

Respondents Over 200 learning professionals responded to Work-Learning Research’s 2017-2018 survey on current practices in gathering learner feedback, and today I will reveal the results. The survey ran from November 29th, 2017 to September 16th, 2018. The sample of respondents was drawn from Work-Learning Research’s mailing list and through extensive calls for participation in a […]

Reflections for Labor Day, Inspired by Long-Time Efforts Channeling Brilliant Researchers

My research-and-consulting practice, Work-Learning Research, was 20 years old last Saturday. This has given me pause to reflect on where I’ve been and how learning research has involved in the past two decades. Today, as I’m preparing a conference proposal for next year’s ISPI conference, I found an early proposal I put together for the […]

Blogging Since October 2005

This is a personal reminiscence, no valuable content here. I’ve been blogging since October 10, 2005; when I started using Typepad, an early blogging platform. Today, August 8, 2018, I stopped my Typepad account. Funny, they kept track of every payment I made, my first was on November 25, 2005, the day after the Thanksgiving […]