The power of blogs “ The experience was quite enriching, I must say… I was happily surprised with the creativity of the team of facilitators, as well as the strategies and ideas they developed to constantly engage their difficult audience” “ Some ‘less serious’ activities could have easily come across as a ‘waste of time’. But I am happy to say that neither me (maybe especially me) nor my fellow students seemed to think it was not worth to spend those two days away from their desks doing something totally different” “ If you have the opportunity to attend GRADschool then I strongly recommend you do. Aside from improving your communication skills, meeting new and likeminded people, boosting your confidence and learning about yourself, the scheme was actually lots of fun and I guarantee you will walk away with a buzz. I am still unsure about what I would like to do post my PhD, but I now have a much greater self awareness and an understanding of what is important to me”
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Using the #tag
What methods do you currently use to evaluate your training?
What evaluation would you like to do in an ideal world?
A matter of perspective…
Can technology help you collect evidence of the impact of your training?
What are the pros and cons of using technology for evaluation?
Want to explore more?
Integrating technology into researcher training: A Vitae NW Hub good practice workshop
27 May 2010, Manchester, 10:30-15:30
A practical session
Don’t use technology for technologies sake, use it only when it adds value!