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Data Analysis

What’s Inside This Chapter

This chapter discusses what you discover—what the data tell you about the training need being investigated. You’ll learn:

the difference between data analysis and recommendations

the types of data that are identified for each needs assessment stage

basic information about the role of statistical analysis in training needs assessment

discussion of nontraining needs assessment results.

 

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Data Analysis

Data Analysis Versus Recommendations

Once you have gathered all your needs assessment data, it is time to extract some meaning from the data. As there are separate thought processes in data collection ...

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