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About IPTtoolkit--Eboni DuBose

Hi!! I'm Eboni. A Masters Candidate in the Instructional and Technology program at Boise State. Come along and join in on my learning experiences. I look forward to having wonderful conversations from other learning professinals

2011 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Social Learning: Making ONLINE graduate classes better!


Let me preface this by saying that I thoroughly enjoy the quality of teaching and project based approach that the Boise State Instructional and Performance Technology (BSU IPT) online program offers.  What attracted me to BSU IPT program was 1 … Continue reading

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An Evaluation Merchandise Unlimited Truck Crew Receiving Process


Merchandise Unlimited (MU, pseudonym), a merchandise distribution company based in the Midwestern region of the United States, had not examined the processes and resources in place to receive inbound shipments for at least a decade. The Director of Operations and … Continue reading

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Evaluation Proposal: An Evaluation of the Nuclear Solutions Training Program


This week we submitted our proposals in IPT Evaluation Methodology. Since I am a stay at home mom, my husband’s experiences in training programs or performance problems within his organization frequently become the basis for many of my IPT projects. … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: The Underused Commodity


Website/Blog CHECK. Twitter CHECK (finally). LinkedIn ??..I for one have definitely not maximized the power of LinkedIn.  Why??  Simply put, I had a job and thought I could find a job the old fashioned way (submit resume, call in for … Continue reading

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Twitter: Yeah, I am behind


I am REALLY late on Twitter (but as they say, better late than never).  The reason I decided to join was after reading an interesting blog on using twittering for social learning, entitled “How to Use Microblogging in the Workplace”.  … Continue reading

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Never Deny the Power of Networking


Well as you all know, I have been internship hunting like a madwoman,  and must say my hard work has paid off.  One of the steps in my internship hunting plan  was to contact the local ASTD chapter and see … Continue reading

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I NEED AN INTERNSHIP!


Well, I am half way into my IPT graduate program and realize I NEED AN INTERNSHIP!  I don’t want to be one of those grads who can’t find jobs after they graduate because they didn’t get an internship to get … Continue reading

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Brinkerhoff’s Success Case Method: An IPTers Dream


The Success Case Method: A Strategic Evaluation Approach to Increasing the Value and Effect of Training by Robert O. Brinkerhoff ” Despite the fact that effective human resource development (HRD) operations are vital to overall organization success,most organizations fail to … Continue reading

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Kirkpatrick does a 180: That’s more like it


In my last post, I ended with saying Training and Learning departments, just as any other business unit, needs to be accountable for effective and efficient delivery of its services as any business unit.  The Kirkpatrick Framework provides us a … Continue reading

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