SmartLeaders inaugural podcasts feature three interviews with Allison on e-learning.
Allison recently visited Chile and worked with Fundacion Chile. Here is an article about her visit in the Santiago press.
Have you seen Allison’s profile in February 2008 Training and Development magazine?
Allison’s ASTD-SD Presentation - January 28, 2009. You can download/print the presentation (requires free Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader).
Allison Rossett, long time Professor of Educational Technology
at San Diego State University, is also a consultant in training
and technology-based performance, and a member of the Training magazine HRD Hall of Fame. Allison also serves
on the Board for the Elearning
Guild and Chief Learning
Officer magazine. She was selected as a Distinguished
Fellow of the Naval Education and Training Learning Strategies
most recent book is Job Aids and Performance Support: Moving from Knowledge in the Classroom to Knowledge Everywhere. She also authored The
ASTD E-learning Handbook: Best Practices, Strategies and Case,
published by McGraw-Hill. She is the co-author of Beyond
the Podium: Delivering Training and Performance to a Digital World,
winner of the International Society for Performance Improvement
(ISPI) Instructional Communications award, 2002. Rossett's book,
Things Fast: A Handbook for Performance Analysis and web
tool, won the International Society for Performance Improvement's
Instructional Communications award in 1999.
A native New Yorker, ping-pong champion in her youth and yo-yo'er
in training, Allison has keynoted at conferences and events all
over the world. She teaches classes and consults on workforce
development, needs assessment and new media learning and performance.
Some of Allison's best known writings are, "Training and Organizational Development: Siblings Separated
at Birth," published in TRAINING Magazine, and "That
was a Great Class, But...," in Training and Development.
She published "Confessions of a Web Dropout" in TRAINING
magazine. A February 2007 article in Training and Development
looked at the implications of new technologies for evaluation strategies. It is called, "Leveling the Levels."
Rossett teaches regularly at SDSU: Seminar
in Curriculum and Technology for the joint doctoral programs;
Seminar in Instructional Design; Seminar
in Performance Technology; and the introductory educational
technology class, EDTEC 540. Her students are educators and performance
professionals in diverse settings, such as K-12 schools, government,
industry and higher education. What they and she have in common
is a passion for learning and performance improvement.
Rossett's also has an active life off the campus. Her clients
are a who's who of global companies and organizations, such as
Microsoft, Fidelity Investments, Royal Bank of Scotland, CA Police Officers Standards and Training,
Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, BP, Tricon (Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried
Chicken and Pizza Hut), Ford Motor Company, and the Getty Conservation
Institute. She has served on Advisory Boards for IBM, Eli Lilly,
Intrepid, Comcast, and ETEC. Two projects of which she is particularly
proud are the Bilingual Instructional Technologies program, a
successful collaboration with the San Diego County Department
of Education to develop bilingual and magnet teachers in instructional
design and technologies, and intensive professional development
programs for corporate educators at BP, Southland, Digital Equipment