What’s in This Chapter
• Three assessments to use in workshop sessions
• Instructions on how and when to use the assessments
Assessments and evaluations are critical to a workshop—before it begins, as it goes on, and when it concludes. To prepare an appropriate workshop for participants, you have to assess their needs and those of their organization. Although a formal needs assessment is outside the scope of this book, the presentation skills assessment in this chapter, if used before the workshop, can help you identify important information about what the expectations for the workshop are—both from the organization and the participants—and about what participants’ current knowledge of the topic may be. Use this information ...