How do you know your interventions are working?

Learning interventions are typically evaluated based on metrics like attendance and completion. But how much does this actually tell you? How do you know if your interventions are effective?

This week on #TheGPPodcast, Dr Will Thalheimer joins Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson to discuss.

In this episode you’ll find out about

  • What ‘evaluation’ means
  • Why it matters
  • Common evaluation mistakes
  • Alternatives to ‘happy sheets’

Show notes

You can read Will’s blog on common evaluation mistakes on his website: https://www.worklearning.com/2018/11/03/common-mistakes-in-workplace-learning-evaluation/

You can also find out more about Will at www.smilesheets.com

More details on LTEM (Learning Transfer Evaluation Model) can be found at: https://www.worklearning.com/2018/02/14/the-learning-transfer-evaluation-model-ltem/

The BMC study Owen mentioned is available at https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-019-1324-7

The full Atlas Obscura article on Buckfast can be found at https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/buckfast-scotland

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