Author Archives: Kathleen Iverson

About Kathleen Iverson

Chair Graduate Program in Training & Development Roosevelt University

Piloting Digital Badges in Graduate Education

Digital or open badges are electronic credentials that communicate expertise to employers, educators, clients, and coworkers. Although badges are a topic of interest and discussion, they are not widely recognized or utilized. Most who are familiar with badges agree that … Continue reading

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Person-Organization Fit

By Kathleen Iverson A family friend developed a software program that helps people buy shoes online that fit  properly the first time. Based on shoes brands and styles that have been comfortable in the past, it can predict how a new … Continue reading

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Trust, But Verify: Why Editing your own Work is a Must

By Vince Cyboran, Ed.D. Imagine that you are writing an article about T&D consulting contracts. As you work, the phrase “Trust, but verify” pops into your head. It is, after all, an apt quote.  And, if you are like countless … Continue reading

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Assessing New Team Members: Should we use the MBTI and DISC to predict future performance?

Guest post by Jessica Cella (MATD 2015): Learning and Organizational Development Manager at Leo Burnett Group We’ve all been there. A position opens up on your team and you have the green light to expand and hire a new teammate.  How … Continue reading

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Key Take Aways from Roosevelt University’s Training and Development Program

By the time you reach your last week of your last class, if you’re like me, you may find that many of the facts you’ve learned are only vague memories overshadowed by the focus of graduation and the changes it brings. While … Continue reading

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Check Out Our New and Updated Social Justice Page

To highlight the importance of our commitment to social justice as both an essential mission of Roosevelt University and the Graduate Program in Training and Development, I’d like to direct you to our new and updated page detailing the social … Continue reading

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O, this learning, what a thing it is!

The training and education provided in the MATD program focused on adult learning in the workplace and in the academic environment. As this semester and my MATD studies draws to an end, I pondered the question: What is adult learning?   … Continue reading

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