Entries by Will Thalheimer

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 […]

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Brinkerhoff Case Method — A Better Name for a Great Learning-Evaluation Innovation

Updated July 3rd, 2018—a week after the original post. See end of post for the update, featuring Rob Brinkerhoff’s response. Rob Brinkerhoff’s “Success Case Method” needs a subtle name change. I think a more accurate name would be the “Brinkerhoff Case Method.” I’m one of Rob’s biggest fans, having selected him in 2008 as the […]

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Guy Wallace Video Series on the History of the Performance-Improvement Movement in Learning and Development

Guy Wallace has been an exemplar of the highest quality in the performance-improvement field for decades. His 31-page bio is a testament to his incredible work experience. He has worked with other industry luminaries including Dick Hanshaw, Geary Rummler, Dick Clark, Dale Brethower. He not only has been at the center of the move from […]