ERIC Number: ED218497
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Determining How to Gather Information. An Introduction to Needs Assessment. Special Community Service and Continuing Education Project. Final Report.
Beatty, Paulette T.; And Others
One of a series of instructional booklets designed to introduce adult education program planners to the basic concepts integral to and alternative strategies for conducting needs assessments, this instructional booklet deals with determining how to gather information for a needs assessment. Described first is the relationship of the process of determining how to gather information to the entire needs assessment process. Following an examination of some major collection strategies, guidelines are set forth for selecting those strategies that are feasible and most able to provide valid and reliable information for needs assessment. Also outlined are some retrieval strategies for extracting quality need data from relevant and available printed information. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Coll. of Education.