More About the Author
Dr. Allison Rossett, long time Professor of Educational Technology at San Diego State University, is in the Training magazine HRD Hall of Fame, was a member of the ASTD International Board of Directors, and was honored by selection as an ISPI Member-for-Life. Recipient of ASTD's recognition for lifelong contributions to workplace learning and performance and designated a 2008 LEGEND, Allison co-authored Job Aids and Performance Support: Moving from Knowledge in the Classroom to Knowledge Everywhere in 2007. In 2009, she released a new edition of her classic First Things Fast: A Handbook for Performance Analysis.
Rossett edited The ASTD E-Learning Handbook: Best Practices, Strategies, and Case Studies for an Emerging Field. She also completed a white paper for the American Management Association, Blended Learning Opportunities and another, more recently, on learner engagement, for Adobe Systems. She is the author of four award-winning books, including Beyond the Podium: Delivering Training and Performance to a Digital World and First Things Fast: A Handbook for Performance Analysis. Prior award-winning books are Training Needs Assessment, and A Handbook of Job Aids. Some of Allison recent articles are "Performance Support Tools: Delivering Value When and Where Needed," "Moving Your Class Online," "Confessions of a Web Dropout," and "Training and Organizational Development, Siblings Separated at Birth." She has conducted research and published articles on needs analysis, learner engagement, and persistence in online learning. Her client list includes IBM, HP, the Getty Conservation Institute, Fidelity Investments, Deloitte Consulting, BP, the IRS, Amgen, Royal Bank of Scotland, the US Army, Transportation Security Administration, BMO Financial, and several start-ups.
More of Allison's writings are available at http://www.allisonrossett.com