ERIC Number: ED064568
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
An Evaluation Model Designed to Measure the Effectiveness of a One-Week Training Course, "Position Classification and the Management Process."
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Training.
The evaluation of a one-week training course for position classification trainees and personnel specialists is described. The study population included 29 Government employees in grades 5 through 9, 14 of whom were position classification trainees and 15 of whom were interns or personnel specialists. The evaluation study outline was as follows: A. Course selected for evaluation; B. Learners pre-assessed by assumptions by the Personnel Management Training Center staff and by analysis of participants' present job responsibilities; C. Course objectives stated in terms that are behavioral, observable, and measurable; D. Evaluation instruments established; E. Course designed; F. Course conducted and evaluation data gathered; G. Evaluation data analyzed; H. Conclusions formed from evaluation data; I. Recommendation made for course redesign; and J. Evaluation model redesigned. The course selected for study was "Position Classification and the Management Process." A Summary Chart presents objectives, methods of observation, and acceptable level of performance. Ten attachments provide the evaluation instruments; these are 1. 50-item objective pre-test; 2. 50-item objective post-test; (attachment 3 is a test-item distribution chart for both the pre- and post-test); 4. Learner self-assessment questionnaire and Supervisor assessment questionnaire; 5. Training work product rating scale; 6. Student work sheet for evaluation of positions; 7. Checklist for desk audit; 8. Evaluation of specific content items; 9. Evaluation of resources, methods, and materials; 10. Evaluation of instructor; and 11. Evaluation of environmental features. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Training.