Each month we will raffle off a learning and development prize designed to help us create a more experienced and capable L & D community. All you have to do to enter is leave an approved comment.


January Giveaway

From the Amazon.com description

Levels of LearningDon Kirkpatrick’s groundbreaking Four Levels of Training Evaluation is the most widely used training evaluation model in the world. Ask any group of trainers whether they rely on the model’s four levels Reaction, Learning, Behavior, and Results in their practice, and you’ll get an enthusiastic affirmation.

But how many variations of Kirkpatrick are in use today? And what a number of misassumptions and faulty practices have crept in over 60 years? The reality is: Quite a few.

December Giveaway

Interact and Engage!

By Kassy LaBorie, Tom Stone

Interact and Engage Cover ImageFrom the description: Virtual classroom training is here to stay, and web and video conferencing is close to ubiquitous. Interact and Engage! offers proven strategies for captivating your live online audience. With more than 50 activities ranging from openers and icebreakers to closers, instructional design experts Kassy LaBorie and Tom Stone present a framework for igniting online training programs, meetings, and webinars.

November Giveaway

The Art and Science of Training
by Elaine Biech

A copy of “The Art and Science of Training.” Elaine Biech is a legend in Learning and Development. Anything she’s written is worth a spot on your bookshelf. This title is one on my favorites.

October Giveaway

Telling Ain’t Training

Tellting Aint Training CoverA copy of “Telling Ain’t Training.” This is one of my favorite books on adult learning and a must have for any L & D professional. I was fortunate to attend the workshop several years ago. If you can carve out the time and investment, I’d encourage you to go when they are back in town. regardless, the book is amazing. I’ve had it for years and still use it as a reference to this day.