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Needs Assessment Basics by Deborah Tobey

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Getting It Done

Data analysis findings are literally what the data means—the facts and indicators that the data signifies to you regarding what is going on in the organization regarding a potential training need. It is important to represent findings in a way that is as unvarnished and unembellished as possible so meaning can be determined.

Exercise 6-1 presents a data set for you to practice calculating the frequency, mean, median, and mode. The answers immediately follow the exercise.

Exercise 6-1. Descriptive statistics practice.

A knowledge test with 100 items was administered to 20 participants. The possible score range for the test was 0 ...

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