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NCJ Number: 65365 Find in a Library
Title: PLANNING, CONDUCTING, EVALUATING WORKSHOPS
Author(s): L N DAVIS
Corporate Author: Learning Concepts
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 321
Sponsoring Agency: Learning Concepts
Austin, TX 78705
Sale Source: Learning Concepts
2501 N Lamar
Austin, TX 78705
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FOR BOTH NOVICE AND EXPERIENCED ADULT EDUCATORS, THIS VOLUME PRESENTS A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH FOR MANAGING WORKSHOPS, DESCRIBES VARIOUS LEARNING THEORIES, AND EXPLORES THEIR APPLICATION TO ADULT EDUCATION.
Abstract: PROCEDURES FOR PLANNING THE WORKSHOP ARE DESCRIBED, INCLUDING ASSESSING NEEDS, SPECIFYING LEARNING OBJECTIVES, SELECTING RESOURCES, DESIGNING LEARNING ACTIVITIES, BUDGETING, MAKING ARRANGEMENTS, REHEARSING, AND PACKING. SIMILARLY, DIRECTIONS FOR CONDUCTING THE WORKSHOP ARE DISCUSSED, TOUCHING ON ESTABLISHING THE LEARNING CLIMATE, AGREEING ON OBJECTIVES, AND DIRECTING LEARNING ACTIVITIES. FINALLY, EVALUATION TECHNIQUES ARE DESCRIBED IN THE CONTEXT OF FOUR COMMON WORKSHOP EVALUATIONS: FEEDBACK FROM PARTICIPANTS, POSTMEETING REACTION, EVALUATION BY OBJECTIVES, AND IMPACT EVALUATION. A WORKSHOP STAFF PACKET IS INCLUDED THAT CONTAINS SAMPLE FORMS FOR NEEDS ASSESSMENT, GENERAL AND SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES, SELECTION OF LEARNING RESOURCES, RESOURCE INVENTORY, AND WORKSHOP BUDGET; A FACILITY AND ACCOMMODATIONS SURVEYS; AND OTHER WORKSHEETS AND WORKSHOP AIDS. THE ROLE OF MANAGERS IN STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND THE IMPORTANCE OF AN EFFECTIVE AGENCY POLICY STATEMENT ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. NOTES, A BIBLIOGRAPHY, CHARTS, AND DIAGRAMS ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Adult education; Educators; Evaluation techniques; Management and administrative education; Planning; Program evaluation review techniques; Workshops and seminars
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