ERIC Number: ED242922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Training Feedback Handbook. Research Product 83-7.
Burnside, Billy L.; And Others
This handbook is designed to assist training developers and evaluators in structuring their collection of feedback data. Addressed first are various methods for collecting feedback data, including informal feedback, existing unit performance records, questionnaires, structured interviews, systematic observation, and testing. The next chapter, a discussion of integration of methods, deals with criteria for method selection, sampling techniques, and the structure of feedback collection. Covered next are the following aspects of managing feedback: automation of data management, organization of data, integration of data, data analysis and decision making, reporting of data, and follow-up. Appendixes to the guide include sample questionnaires, interview forms, observation forms, and a list of references. (MN)
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Databases, Decision Making, Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Feedback, Followup Studies, Guidelines, Information Dissemination, Interviews, Military Personnel, Military Training, Postsecondary Education, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Research Design, Research Methodology, Surveys, Trainers
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Army Research Inst. for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Alexandria, VA.
Note: Prepared at the ARI Field Unit at Fort Knox, Kentucky.