Chapter Objectives

At the conclusion of this chapter, you should be able to

  • determine the difference between training and nontraining problems

  • list three data-gathering steps?

  • describe two basic components of a focus group and two ground rules for a focus group

  • identify the four levels of detail in task analysis

  • describe three critical elements of a population analysis

  • list at least three instructional methods and their uses.

A Collective Approach

The notion of starting with nothing and finishing with something of value has a great deal of appeal to most of us. Turning a pile of lumber into a house or 10 yards of fabric into curtains demonstrates creativity and manifests a sense of accomplishment. But these ...

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