Author Archives: Meade Peers McCoy

About Meade Peers McCoy

I am driven to learn, about the world and the people in it, learn to do new things, learn to see things in a new way.

Looking for a first job in the field? Sunny skies and greener pastures could be the answer

Looking for a position in training and development under the drab skies of a Chicago winter can be oppressive. Luckily, there are plenty of jobs in Chicagoland. But even the most resilient and wintered job-seekers might find their best fit … Continue reading

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Finding Answers…

By Meade Peers McCoy As both students and practitioners there are times we all need help, there are so many things to remember, terms and definitions, the names of theories and theorists. I’ve said before that one of the reasons … Continue reading

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Have a Great Webinar

Guest Blogger: Leticia Chavez I am sure we have all experience attending webinars that perhaps we feel were a waste of time and didn’t learn anything.   You know which ones; the ones that were over two hours and the presenter just … Continue reading

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Should Your Organization Rush to Jump on the Gamification Bandwagon?

 Guest Blogger: Nancy Solberg Over the past few years we have seen our company swing from one extreme to another in our training delivery methodology. We initially relied on Instructor-led training as our primary choice, which had a tendency to … Continue reading

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Showing Value Beyond Formal ROI

Guest Blogger: Brandi M. Jerde As training students, we have learned about Kirkpatrick and Phillips and their methodologies for measuring ROI.  Yet, I was surprised to learn from my fellow students how few organizations actually measure ROI for their training.  … Continue reading

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eLearning Authoring Software

by Irene Wolven Many companies are moving from classroom training to eLearning in an effort to reduce the cost of training.  This movement has caused an increased in the development of eLearning courses.  There are several eLearning authoring applications available … Continue reading

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The Balancing Act: Work-life-school

Guest blogger: Shay Bevard I started grad school full of energy and a renewed sense of purpose. I worked as a manager, and my hours and workload were very manageable to also handle school. I lived around the corner from work, … Continue reading

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