Author Archives: Vince Cyboran

About Vince Cyboran

Professor in the graduate program in Training and Development of Roosevelt University.

Program news: 8-week classes, student surveys, prizes

Beginning this fall, most programs within the College of Professional Studies will switch to a new schedule. Fall and spring semesters will consist of two 8-week sessions, and there will be a one-week break between these sessions. This applies to … Continue reading

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What do you know about knowledge management?

In 1997, Elliott Masie included Knowledge Management, or KM, in his annual top ten trends list. He wrote, “In 1998, there will be at least a dozen new buzzwords. One phrase that WILL impact training and learning professionals is Knowledge … Continue reading

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Holiday Hiatus!

    The Training and Development blog will return when the spring semester commences.

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Experiential Learning: Practicing What We Teach

By Martin A. Cordello, Master’s Candidate, TRDV 499 My first experience with university-level education was here at Roosevelt. I enrolled in the undergraduate Organizational Leadership (OLED) program at the ripe old age of 49. Sure, I had several certifications, more … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Made Easy (or, Why You Need to Follow Elliott Masie)

As a hiring manager, one of the questions I always asked candidates was “How do you keep up in the field?”  There is no one right answer to this question, but there are many variations on wrong answers to the … Continue reading

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Exciting Changes to the T&D Curriculum!

  We are in the process of making the following changes to our curriculum: Name change for MAHPI The Master of Arts in Human Performance Improvement (MAHPI) will be renamed to the Master of Arts in Organization Development (MAOD).  Several … Continue reading

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It’s summer….

See you in September!

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Choosing Electives Just Got Easier

by Vince Cyboran, Ed.D., Program Chair Effective immediately, students admitted to the MATD and MAHPI programs will be able to choose any electives that suit their needs or interests.  As the field of Training and Development evolves, we have seen … Continue reading

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We’re on Break!

The RU Training blog will resume on January 14, 2013.

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Learning Theory in T&D Job Ads: Is there any ‘there’ there?

Vince Cyboran, Ed.D., Chair, Graduate Program in Training and Development Most ads for Training and Development jobs include at least a token mention of learning theory, particularly as it relates to adults. To anyone with more than a passing familiarity … Continue reading

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