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ERIC Number: EJ818305
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-1090-8811
Using Importance-Performance Analysis to Evaluate Training
Siniscalchi, Jason M.; Beale, Edward K.; Fortuna, Ashley
Performance Improvement, v47 n10 p30-35 Nov-Dec 2008
The importance-performance analysis (IPA) is a tool that can provide timely and usable feedback to improve training. IPA measures the gaps between the importance and how good (performance) a class is perceived by a student and is presented on a 2x2 matrix. The quadrant in which data land in this matrix aids in determining potential future action. This article focuses on integrating IPA into Kirkpatrick's (1959) four-level framework of evaluation. Examples and suggestions for improving training are discussed. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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