HPT-Related Blogs and Articles

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Stewardship: Giving back with the printed word

Part of being an experienced HPT practitioner is stewardship: Giving back to other professionals so they can benefit from their insights into HPT-related research and from how they applied research to their practice.

RSS – Really Simple Syndication

Follow Blogs and websites using RSS: In simple terms, RSS is a simple and effective way of keeping in touch when new information is added to a website without having to visit the website to check for new updates.

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Blogs and articles

The following are links to blogs where you can learn more about HPT research and practice.

If you have suggestions for Blogs for us to add – please send them to anyone on the Admin Team.

Business Learning By Dan Topf: http://www.mdi-learning.com/blog-business-learning-by-dan

J. Farrington Consulting: Blogs about performance, design, productivity, and motivation

3-Star learning experiences: Mirjam Neelen and Paul A. Kirschner write about Evidence Informed learning for learning professionals

Dave’s Whiteboardthis whiteboard is where Dave Ferguson explores his interests, tweak ideas, and scribble hunches. Most of what’s here relates to training, learning, or performance improvement, though he always has time for a side trip.


Distance Consulting: Fred Nickols shares his wisdom with conveniently categorized blog posts

Donald Clark Plan B: Donald blogs about Learning and Technology

The eLearning Coach – This is the website of Connie Malamed, a learning experience design consultant. Her graduate degree is in Instructional Design & Technology and as an undergrad she studied art education.


eLearning Industry: You can find several blogs including some written by Patti Shank

E-Learning Provocateur: Ryan Tracey posts are intended to “provoke deeper thinking” in the e‑learning space and in L&D more generally

EPPIC – Pursuing Performance: In addition to a wealth of his own resources, Guy W. Wallace shares videos and links from various online resources regarding Enterprise Process Performance Improvement

Filling the Pail: Greg Ashman, a teacher living and working in Australia, shares his love of educational research

Gram Consulting: Tom Gram’s website’s blog on performance consulting.


Handshaw: Even after retirement, Dick Handshaw’s company continues to provide services and stewardship. They have a blog page and occasionally blog on other sites.

Learnlets: Clark Quinn shares his reflections on learning

Mike Taylor: Every Friday Mike posts a weekly recap of the best articles, posts, and resources I find from the intersection of learning, design, and technology https://mike-taylor.org/

Patti Shank – Do What Works: Patti’s Thoughts about Training, Research, and Lunch https://www.pattishank.com/blog

Paul Kirschner – an educational psychologist in The Netherlands who studies how people of all ages learn and how we can design, develop and implement instruction to help them do so in an effective, efficient and satisfying manner.


Work-Learning Research: You’ll find rich, evidenced-based posts and HPT myth-busting by Will Thalheimer

Workplace Performance Consulting: Here are blogs written by Brett D. Christiansen

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