Author Archives: Kathleen Iverson

About Kathleen Iverson

Chair Graduate Program in Training & Development Roosevelt University

Remembering Deb Colky

Deb Colky was one of my best friends. She was intelligent, personable, hardworking, and down right funny. Those who had the great fortune of first hand experience with Deb know exactly what I mean.  Most of all, Deb loved the … Continue reading

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Faculty and Alumni Collaboration: Designing Medical Meetings that Get Results

On September 26th Vince Cyboran, Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Training & Development collaborated with 2010 graduate, Mallory Gott-Ortiz to deliver a scenario-based learning strategy to members of the Association Forum of Chicagoland. The learning event, “Medical Meetings: … Continue reading

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New Eight-Week Sessions begin on October 27th!

All classes in the Graduate Programs in Training & Organization Development are offered in consecutive eight-week segments allowing students to complete two sessions in one semester. Our first session has ended and our second eight-week session begins on October 27th. … Continue reading

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In Defense of Energizers: Incorporate physical activity into your work, training

It’s no surprise that obesity and sedentary lifestyles are negative by-products of our plugged-in society, but did you know that working and learning at your computer for long periods of time can lead to an early demise? A large body of … Continue reading

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Adjust your expectations and rethink the rubric

Rubrics show great promise as both a way to communicate expectations and to assess performance. In just a few short years, rubrics have become an essential resource in the race to make higher education more accountable. Can it be long … Continue reading

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Andragogy along for the ride: How do we bring Knowles’ ideas into virtual classrooms?

It has been more than forty years since Malcolm Knowles made the term andragogy a household word in adult learning circles. The shelf life of the term, which Knowles made famous in 1970, and its premise has surprised many experts. … Continue reading

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Perfect Performance Objectives

By: Kathleen Iverson At first glance the premise of the perfect performance objective is deceptively simple. Dick and Carey (2009) define performance objectives as statements of what the learners will be expected to do when they have completed a specified … Continue reading

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