Tag Archives: training and development

You’ve Graduated… What’s Next?

Being a candidate for a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development must mean that I have my plans after graduation neatly organized and planned out right? ABSOLUTELY NOT! As excited as I am to graduate and “be done,” I am secretly … Continue reading

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Commencement Goes Hollywood!

The trend to have celebrity commencement speakers, often Hollywood A-listers, is going strong. Roosevelt University was an early adopter when Oprah spoke at our graduation 16 years ago. As we look back at last year’s commencement speakers, here are two … Continue reading

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Does Diversity Training Work?

As our workforce becomes increasingly diverse, organizations look to training to increase communication and collaboration and reduce conflict. Diversity training is defined as any program designed to facilitate positive intergroup interaction, reduce prejudice and discrimination, and generally teach dissimilar others … Continue reading

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Multiple Intelligence Theory: A focus on the trainee

Guest Post by Camille Harris, 2015 MATD Graduate Have you heard the words, “she cannot be trained?” All too often, we are quick to blame the trainee when training does not result in the desired change. My organization has managers … Continue reading

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Content Curation: A mostly curated blog post

  Back in the day—and by that, I mean 2012—there were rumblings about “curation” or “content curation” within the T&D world. For example, David Kelly wrote a brilliant blog post about it for ATD (then, ASTD). Some T&D practitioners may … 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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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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