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Needs Assessments<br />By: Dalton Coker<br />Dr. Eileen Newmark<br />
A needs assessment identifies gaps in results, places them in order of priority, and selects the most important for closur...
A needs assessment plan is a blueprint for collecting information about instructional needs.<br />Steps:<br />Objectives<b...
“Apprecitaive Inquiry is about the coevolutionary change search for the best in people, their organizations, and the relev...
Affirmitive Topic Choice<br />It is a word or phrase that acts as the focus of the needs assessment.<br />The focus or fou...
Discover<br />Dream<br />Design<br />Destiny<br />Appreciative Inquiry<br />
Similarities<br />They both assess needs within the company.<br />The sequence of events of the strategies.<br />Interview...
Structure of the Appreciative Inquiry<br />Positive demeanor of the Appreciative Inquiry<br />Efficient use of the organiz...
Questions???<br />
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  1. 1. Needs Assessments<br />By: Dalton Coker<br />Dr. Eileen Newmark<br />
  2. 2. A needs assessment identifies gaps in results, places them in order of priority, and selects the most important for closure or reduction.<br />(Rothwell & Kazanas, 2004)<br />In other words where are the gaps in production? <br />What areas of the organization are not operating efficiently?<br />What is a needs assessment?<br />
  3. 3. A needs assessment plan is a blueprint for collecting information about instructional needs.<br />Steps:<br />Objectives<br />Target audience<br />Sampling Procedures<br />Data Collection Methods<br />Specifications for Instruments and Protocols<br />Methods of Data Analysis<br />Descriptions of how Decisions Will Be Made<br />Needs Assessment Plan<br />
  4. 4. “Apprecitaive Inquiry is about the coevolutionary change search for the best in people, their organizations, and the relevant world around them.”<br /> (Cooperrider& Whitney)<br />Appreciative Inquiry focuses on approaching the needs assessment with a positive attitude.<br />It also focuses on sustaining for the future.<br />Appreciative Inquiry<br />
  5. 5. Affirmitive Topic Choice<br />It is a word or phrase that acts as the focus of the needs assessment.<br />The focus or foundation of the appreciative inquiry.<br />An example would be empowerment, innovation, integrity, etc.<br />Appreciative Inquiry<br />
  6. 6. Discover<br />Dream<br />Design<br />Destiny<br />Appreciative Inquiry<br />
  7. 7. Similarities<br />They both assess needs within the company.<br />The sequence of events of the strategies.<br />Interviews <br />Differences<br />Efficiency<br />Future vs. Now<br />Attitude<br />Compare and Contrast<br />
  8. 8. Structure of the Appreciative Inquiry<br />Positive demeanor of the Appreciative Inquiry<br />Efficient use of the organizations resources from the traditional approach<br />Personal Needs Assessment<br />
  9. 9. Questions???<br />
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