The Business Side of Learning Design and Technologies

The Business Side of Learning Design and Technologies

by Shahron Williams van Rooij

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ISBN-13: 9781138698185
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/25/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 406
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Shahron Williams van Rooij is Associate Professor in the Learning Technologies Division of the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, USA.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Preface and Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part One: The Changing Practice of Learning Design and Technologies

Chapter 1 The Learning Design Profession: Your Job is What?

The Workplace Kaleidoscope

Seeking the All-Knowing Source

The Learning Design and Technologies Professional

Staying Relevant in a Dilbert© World of Change

Learning Design Profession Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 2 Designing to Improve Performance: It’s All about Change

Organizational Change Management as a Field of Study

Becoming an Agent of Change

Change Management as the Un-Dilbert© Mindset

Designing for Change Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 3 Instructional vs. Non-Instructional Interventions: What’s the Difference?

Learning, Instruction, and Performance Interventions

The Learning Designer’s Wheelhouse

Making a Smooth Handoff

Intervention Selection Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 4 Needs Assessment and Analysis: Is Instruction the Solution?

Needs Assessment: What the Scholars Say

Conducting a Needs Assessment: What the Practitioners Do

Doing More with What You Already Know

Some Lessons Learned

Needs Assessment Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Part Two: The Workplace Environment

Chapter 5 The Impact of Organizational Culture: Walking the Walk

The Nature of Organizational Culture and Sub-Cultures

Supporting a Culture of Learning

Navigating Your Organization’s Cultural Waters with Dilbert© at the Helm

Organizational Culture Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 6 Stakeholder Analysis: Who’s on First?

Stakeholder Theory and the Organization

Stakeholder Theory in Practice

Who’s on First? Dilbert’s© Guide to Stakeholder Analysis

Stakeholder Analysis Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 7 Emotional Intelligence: Catch-phrase or Competency?

Definitions, Models, and Measures: What the Scholars Say

EI in the Workplace: What the Practitioners Do

EI and How to Get It: What Would Dilbert© Do?

EI Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Part Three: Demonstrating the Value of Learning Design and Technologies

Chapter 8 Business Case Writing: Offense or Defense?

Evidence-Based Decision-Making: What Organizational Leaders (Should) Do

The Thinking Behind Your Business Case

Crafting Your Business Case

Dilbert’s© Lessons Learned from Failed Business Cases

Business Case Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 9 Budgeting and Cost Management: Show Them the Money

The Basics: Never Lost in Translation

Collecting Financial Data: The Need to Know

Managing Costs: Avoiding Dilbert©-like Dilemmas

Budgeting and Cost Management Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 10 Project Management: People + Process = Results, Sometimes

The Current State of Project Management Research: In Flux but Progressing

Project Management and Instructional Design

Project Management Skills and Instructional Design Skills: The Shared Must-Have’s

Key Considerations: Avoiding the Dilbert© Project Experience

Project Management Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 11 Evaluation: Metrics, Measures, Dashboards

The Evaluation Landscape

Models for Decision-Makers

Tapping into Your Instructional Designer’s Evaluation Toolkit

Lessons Learned for the Successful Use of Evaluation

Evaluation Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Part Four: Issues, Trends, and Opportunities

Chapter 12 Analytics: Tapping into the Enterprise Infrastructure

State of the Field

Learning Analytics in Academic vs. Non-Academic Workplace Settings

Learning Analytics for the Learning Designer

Learning Analytics Capability and How to Recognize It

Learning Analytics Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 13 Professional Ethics: It May Not Be Illegal but ….

Business Ethics: Not an Oxymoron

Ethics in the Field of L&D

Identifying Ethical Pitfalls

Dilbert’s© Guide to Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls

Professional Ethics Self-Check

Food for Thought

Up Next

References

Chapter 14 Ten-Point Sanity Check: Avoiding Self-Inflicted Wounds

Reflective Practice: More than Just "Think Before You Act"

Self-Inflicted Wounds

The Un-Dilbert© Guide to Sustaining Reflective Practices

Reflective Practice Self-Check

Up Next

References

Chapter 15 Beyond Learning Design: Taking Your Career to the Next Level

From Organizational Career Paths to DIY

Know Before You Go: Your Career Thus Far

Defining and Implementing Plan B

Some Final Thoughts

References

Glossary

List of E-Suite Views Contributors

Index

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