Author Archives: Meade Peers McCoy

Careers in Human Performance

By:  Kathleen Iverson, Ph.D. Human Performance Technology (a.k.a. Human Performance Improvement) is a field of study and practice that utilizes a systematic process to analyze performance problems and identify and implement solutions.  The name incorporates: Human: the individuals and groups that make up our organizations Performance: activities and measurable outcomes Technology: a systematic and systemic approach to solve practical problems Judith Hale from Chicago

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Be a Graduate Assistant

The Training and Development Department is looking for a new graduate assistant to start Fall 2013 – Graduate Assistantships provide a cash stipend and up to 18 semester hours of tuition annually. We are looking for someone who: Can work on campus 17 hours a week during the semester Proficient with Microsoft Office products Good organizational skills Ability to work independently

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Sustainable Learning Through Reusable Learning Objects: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

By:  Kathleen Iverson, Ph.D. While watching his children play with Lego building blocks, Wayne Hodgins (2002) had an “epiphany moment” and a revolutionary idea was born—the design and delivery of Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs) that could be combined in a variety ways to create sustainable learning.  Like standard 1 x 1 inch building bricks, reusable learning structures begin with small

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Team Building Ideas Found at 30,000 Feet

By Meade Peers McCoy “Keep your eyes open for new ideas and information about what is going on in the field of training and development”. This is a sentiment that I have heard many times and expressed myself on more than one occasion, but sometimes it still catches me by surprise where useful information can be found. Such as when I ran

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