3.6. Evaluation

The evaluation phase of the ADDIE model involves determining the effectiveness of the training, whether the objectives were met, whether performance increased or improved, and whether the business problem was adequately addressed. Technical training has a clear advantage in this phase in that the differentiators of causality and measurability make the evaluation of technical training easier than the evaluation of other forms of training. Two significant differentiators seen in earlier phases become apparent during the evaluation phase. Errors here can lead to such serious consequences as fatal accidents. Escalations to senior management, which can occur in earlier phases, most likely happen during the evaluation phase after the ...

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