Mar 21, 2023
Learner surveys get a hard wrap: at best they’re a waste of time, at worst they actually mislead us. But what if we just did them well?
This week on The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, Gemma and Ross G are joined by Dr Will Thalheimer to discuss the second edition of Performance-Focused Learner Surveys – a book so exciting that Will wrote it twice!
why most learner surveys suck, despite L&D pros insisting they want to evaluate learning
how to create effective questions that give you actionable insights
why learner surveys are ‘pure sex’.
You can buy the book here: tier1performance.com/performance-focused-learner-surveys/
In WILTW, Will recommended The Extended Mind by Annie Paul.
Ross G discussed the logistics of how 1st and 2nd-class stamps are managed by the Post Office: lbc.co.uk/radio/special-shows/the-mystery-hour/culture/what-is-the-real-difference-between-first-and-seco/
For more from Will, see: worklearning.com
Will’s now working at Tier1 Performance: tier1performance.com/
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