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Conference close-up: Assessment as an integral part of instructional design

[caption id="attachment_9561" align="alignright" width="153" caption="Jane Bozarth"][/caption] Posted by Joan Phaup With the Questionmark Users Conference now less than a month away, it's a good time to check out the conference agenda and -- if you haven't already done so -- to sign up for three great days of learning and... Read More

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Conference Close-up: Alignment, Impact & Measurement with the A-model

Posted by Joan Phaup Key themes of the Questionmark Users Conference March 20 - 23 include the growing importance of informal and social learning -- as reflected by the 70+20+10 model -- and the role of assessment in performance improvement and talent management. It's clear that new strategies for assessment... Read More

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Podcast: Jane Bozarth on looking before you leap into learning measurement

Posted by Joan Phaup I had a great time the other day chatting with Dr. Jane Bozarth, our keynote speaker for the Questionmark 2012 Users Conference in New Orleans March 20 - 23. [caption id="attachment_8711" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Dr. Jane Bozarth"][/caption] Jane, whose degrees include a doctorate in Training and Development,... Read More

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Podcast: Demonstrating the business value of training initiatives

Posted by Joan Phaup How do learning organizations demonstrate the business value of their initiatives? I was delighted to speak recently with Art Dobrucki, director of learning strategy and performance at Farmers Insurance Group, about how he and his colleagues approach this question. [caption id="attachment_8075" align="alignright" width="120" caption="Art Dobrucki"][/caption] We talked about how important... Read More

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Podcast: Essentials of Data Security for Online Assessments

Posted by Joan Phaup [caption id="attachment_7433" align="alignright" width="138" caption="Sean Decker"][/caption] Data security being a crucial component of Questionmark's D3 platform for Questionmark OnDemand hosted and subscription solutions, I got together recently with Questionmark chairman John Kleeman and Sean Decker, our IT architect, to learn more about how we  ensure the safety and... Read More

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Podcast: Streamlining sales training and regulatory compliance with online assessments

Posted by Joan Phaup [caption id="attachment_6630" align="alignright" width="136"] Scott Hertzberg[/caption] Pacific Pulmonary Services specializes in oxygen therapy for patients to use in their own homes. The company needs to ensure that sales people  understand all the different aspects of its products. And the company's delivery technicians must comply with FDA and... Read More

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Podcast: Training and Certifying Aerospace Technicians at SpaceTEC®

  Posted by Joan Phaup Brevard Community College in Florida is the home of the SpaceTEC® National Resource Center for Aerospace Technical Education, which provides provides  professional certifications for U. S. Aerospace Technicians who work in civil, defense and commercial organizations nationwide. I spoke recently with SpaceTEC® Certification Manager Dave Fricton about this program,... Read More

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Podcast: Assessments for workers all across the globe

[caption id="attachment_5512" align="alignright" width="111" caption="Bon Crowder"][/caption]   Posted by Joan Phaup I spent some time talking the other day with Bon Crowder, a global instructional consultant for a large oilfield services company. She explained how her organization has expanded its use of online assessments to include not only high-stakes exams and... Read More