A Framework for Needs AssessmentPresentationObservationFunctionDiagnostics
Are all the ‘bases’ covered?Your reflections on Session 2: Do your processes fit into this needs-ledframework? Where are your processes strong? What aspects, if any, are weaker or missing? Are there any elements you would findchallenging to implement?
Breakout Activity 1 Discuss the framework and identifythe aspect of needs assessmentwith which you feel mostcomfortable – say why! And thearea you feel needs furtherdevelopment – again, say why! Note ideas on your whiteboard.
Feedback from BreakoutActivity 1 Sharing of ideas from each ofthe whiteboards.
A reminder about why we assess To gather evidence of supportneeds To understand the impact ofthese needs To enable students to studyeffectively
Breakout Activity 2 In your small group, discuss the‘skills’ and ‘capabilities’ requiredto fully participate in learning. Note your ideas on yourwhiteboard.
Feedback from BreakoutActivity 2 Sharing of ideas from each ofthe whiteboards.