New! Whitepaper Available
A Perspective on Competencies
Dr. Judith Hale, 2016
This informative whitepaper provides the basics of performance-based competency development and assessment. Download
your free whitepaper today. Share it with your team and leadership... and with anyone who needs a brief, easy-to-understand introduction to performance-based competencies.
New Text on Badging & Microcredentials
We are pleased to inform you that the article "Development of a contextually appropriate, reliable and valid basic Wheelchair Service Provision Test" has been published on Taylor & Francis Online. This article was co-authored by Dr. Judith (Judy) Hale and is available here.. This article discussion the project that received a 2016 ISPI Award of Excellence for an Oustanding Human Performance Intervention at THE Performance Improvement Conference in Philadelphia April 10-12. TIfPI team members on this project included:
Congratulations to all involved.
Read her story of here...
Donna Crisp, RAdm(ret) reports
June 14, 2016 was Flag Day. Rear Admiral USN (Retired) and Great Bridge Chapter NSDAR hosted the annual Flag Day Ceremony at the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk on 14 June 2016. Presentation of Colors by Maury High School NJROTC. A perfect day to honor “Old Glory”. Donna Crisp shares her insights here.
Details and more photos on Donna Crisp's work with Veterans, see the TIfPI News tab.
Certifications for Veterans
The American Legion hosted a day long proactive discussion on the state of credentialing for Service members and Veterans: Challenges and Opportunities on Monday, 11 April 2016. The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness), Mr. Frank DiGiovanni and Mr. Michael Michaud, Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training, noted that licensing and credentialing were a top priority of the President. Government, Industry, labor, and credentialing professionals all are working as one team to remove the impediments to employment of veterans while keeping the standards for quality control of credentials high. Read more here.
Masters Series Webinar (free)
Have you ever wondered whether a certification was living up to its implied promises? So did we. With the instructional design certifications newly released, we decided to find out how our market thought about the work of instructional designers and the difference that competent instructional designers make. Check out the results.
ID Certifications’ Public Promises: A structured interview analysis report
This report summarizes the interview process, data, and projected next steps based on interview results.
Coming Soon... watch for these
- The Certified Microcredential & Badging Professional (CMBP) -- designed specifically corporations and non-profits interested in developing microcredentials (badges.)
- A new textbook in (micro)credentialing badges to be published in 2016. Sharon Gander, M.Ed., CPT, ID(SEL/SLG), CACP, TIfPI Practice Leader will have two chapter in Foundation of Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials: Demonstrating
and Recognizing Knowledge and Competencies, Springer, Ifenthaler, Dirk, Bellin-Mularski, Nicole, Mah, Dana-Kristin (Eds.).