In This Chapter
This chapter explores critical factors and methods to conduct needs assessment. Upon reading this chapter, you will be able to
- explain the importance of conducting a needs assessment
- identify the four steps of the needs assessment process
- identify four methods to conduct a needs assessment.
The Importance of Conducting a Needs Assessment
Measurement and evaluation begin with conducting a needs assessment. If the needs important to all stakeholders are not clarified in the beginning, then measures taken during the evaluation are based on guesswork. Although needs assessments ...