Module Two. Artifact 3A: Needs Assessment. This artifact will be submitted to me to grade. After I have graded it and returned it to you with suggestions for revisions, you should make revisions and then upload into TaskStream. Submit to instructor and to TaskStream.
A form of evaluation that assesses the nature, magnitude, and distribution of a social problem; the extent to which there is a need for intervention; and the implications of these circumstances for the design of the intervention.
Evaluation: A systematic approach, Rossi, Lipsey, and Freeman, 2004Examples of Needs Assessments
Pages 79-88 of Surveys-The Tailored Design Method by Dillman, Smyth, and ChristianGuidelines for writing questions
Guidelines for Questionnaires and Surveys:
Guidelines for Focus Groups and Interviews
The candidate will lead the Stakeholder Involvement Plan (SIP) Team in conducting a needs assessment to determine the gaps in communication between the internal and external communities and potential opportunities for involvement of these two communities in decisions that have a direct effect on the community and the schools.Artifact 3A – Needs Assessment
The needs assessment should include a background description of the setting, a clear statement of the purpose of the needs assessment, a list of participants who participated during the needs assessment process and at what stage of the process the participants were active, an analysis of the findings, a set of recommendations that identifies avenues of communication that will be established, and a set of recommendations that includes both short-term and long-term objectives to establish the SIP.(continued)