Do you struggle with justifying the impact of your training sessions? Do you wonder how much your learners are able to apply back on the job? Just how effective are your learning interventions? In this course, you will be able to answer the what, why, how, who and when of evaluation through an examination of models, instruments, strategies, and best practices. You will come away equipped with an evaluation toolkit, positioning you as a strong advocate for measuring results of learning and application in the workplace.
Online Course: 3-5 hours of work per week (including discussion, assignments, readings, research)
Critical Performance Statement:
Apply a systematic process for evaluating the effectiveness of a learning intervention by considering the "event" itself, the learning, performance on the job, and organizational impact.
- Explain the importance of Evaluation in assessing the effectiveness of a successful learning solution.
- Review and critique five Evaluation Models, and describe how they can be used in the workplace.
- Create an evaluation strategy by selecting evaluation instruments appropriate to types of learning and level of evaluation.
- Design and develop evaluation instruments.
- Analyze data and develop recommendations in order to present an evaluation report to a workplace client/stakeholder.
Learning Evaluation Plan:
- Collaboration: Online Discussion
- Active, reflective contributions to the weekly discussion groups is an essential requirement for your success in the course.
- Individual Work: Toolkit and Learning Journal
- Group Research Activity and Presentation
- Individual Work: Evaluation Instrument Creation
- Group Work: Making Recommendations
PrerequisitesThe course requires a computer and online access to the OISE course environment, as well as the ability to connect online to other websites and resources as required. Important: You may require the ability to download tools and software in order to experiment with various technologies. We will encourage you to get comfortable with creating accounts with various social media sources (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.).
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Adult Learning and Development : Compulsory Courses