Beltway Broadcast
Maximizing and Evaluating Training Impact with Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick

Maximizing and Evaluating Training Impact with Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick

August 25, 2021

In this episode of Beltway Broadcast, your Metro DC Chapter of ATD hosts Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick. Dr. Kirkpatrick is co-owner of Kirkpatrick Partners, The Standard for Leveraging and Validating Talent Investments™. He is a visionary, an expert in training evaluation, and the creator of the New World Kirkpatrick Model. Dr. Kirkpatrick co-authored three books with his father, Don Kirkpatrick, who is credited with creating the Kirkpatrick Model. He also has written four books with Wendy Kirkpatrick, including Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation and Training on Trial. In this episode, Dr. Kirkpatrick discusses the importance of evaluation, shares practical tips on how to get started with evaluation practices, and explains how to use the Kirkpatrick Model to demonstrate training’s value to the business.  

If you’d like to learn more about Dr. Kirkpatrick, visit Kirkpatrick Partners website

For more info about the Metro DC Chapter of ATD, visit DCATD.org

Episode Credits:

Series Announcer: Julie Waters

Hosts: Christina Eanes, Stephanie Hubka, Laëtitia Gnago, and Halyna Hodges

Inclusive Learning Design and Digital Accessibility with Susi Miller

Inclusive Learning Design and Digital Accessibility with Susi Miller

August 18, 2021

In this episode of Beltway Broadcast, your Metro DC Chapter of ATD hosts Susi Miller. Susi is an industry leading expert on accessible learning design with over 30 years of L&D experience, a passionate advocate for digital accessibility, and the author of Designing Accessible Learning Content - A practical guide to applying best-practice accessibility standards to L&D resources. In this episode, Susi talks about the importance of designing accessible learning content, shares best practices and go-to resources on inclusive learning design, and discusses how to become an effective advocate for digital accessibility in the workplace.

If you’d like to learn more about Susi, checkout her LinkedIn profile or visit her company’s website

For more info about the Metro DC Chapter of ATD, visit DCATD.org

Episode Credits:

Series Announcer: Julie Waters

Hosts: Christina Eanes, Stephanie Hubka, Laëtitia Gnago, and Halyna Hodges

Andragogy vs. Pedagogy with Justin Harris

Andragogy vs. Pedagogy with Justin Harris

August 11, 2021

In this episode of Beltway Broadcast, your Metro DC Chapter of ATD hosts Dr. Justin Harris. Dr. Harris is a lifelong learner with advanced degrees in multiple disciplines including Developmental Psychology, Applied Psychology and Computer Science. He describes himself as a Perspective Shifter, Learning Experience Engineer, Reframer, Storyteller and Foster Dad. Dr. Harris also serves on the Board of Directors of the Association for Talent Development’s Greater Boston Chapter as its current Director of Programs. In this episode, Dr. Harris shares his insights on working with both child and adult learners and how effective techniques with both age groups can inform how we work with the other. 

If you’d like to learn more about Dr. Harris, checkout his LinkedIn profile.

For more info about the Metro DC Chapter of ATD, visit DCATD.org

Episode Credits:

Series Announcer: Julie Waters

Hosts: Christina Eanes, Stephanie Hubka, Laëtitia Gnago, and Halyna Hodges

Mind the Gap: Strategies to Avoid a Generation Gap in Training with Andrea Maliska

Mind the Gap: Strategies to Avoid a Generation Gap in Training with Andrea Maliska

August 4, 2021

In this episode of Beltway Broadcast, your Metro DC Chapter of ATD hosts Andrea Maliska. Andrea is an award-winning learning and development professional with over fifteen years of experience in the TD field and the founder of Rebel Learn. In this episode, Andrea discusses how for the first time in history, there are five distinct generations in the workplace and explains how to create learning content and increase the engagement of your learners by keeping the generation spread in mind.

If you’d like to learn more about Andrea, visit her website.

To read Andrea’s blog post, go to Your Guide to Blended eLearning Design. 

For more info about the Metro DC Chapter of ATD, visit DCATD.org

Episode Credits:

Series Announcer: Julie Waters

Hosts: Christina Eanes, Stephanie Hubka, Laëtitia Gnago, and Halyna Hodges

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