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This will help the interviewee to begin talking and can help to develop trust and rapport. 2. Place important questions near the beginning of the interview. 3. Place controversial or sensitive questions, including demographic questions, at the end. 4. Specify the amount of time to be spent on each question. 5. Ensure that each question matches a stated objective. 6. Sequence questions from general to specific. 7. Sequence and cluster questions in a logical order. 8. Ensure that questions are clear, concise, and jargon-free.
Important details about the situation and the expected course of action are unknown to both the persons who request a needs assessment and the persons who receive such requests. Similar to the sample requests at the beginning of this section, most requests that lead to needs assessments include fuzzy goals, incompatible beliefs, flawed assumptions, and large leaps in logic. In addition, they contain little diagnostic information about the specific behaviors or mechanisms that produced the current condition, about what particular changes could create the desired condition, or about what support may be required from other people.
Compare features of interviews, focus groups, surveys, and observations. • Identify strategies for analyzing data. • Identify ways to communicate findings. OVERVIEW Needs assessment results reflect the methods that were used to collect the data and the methods that were used to analyze it. Thus, data collection and analysis are cornerstone skills of any needs assessment project. qxd 11/2/06 44 11:35 AM Page 44 A P RACTICAL G UIDE TO NEEDS ASSESSMEN T, SECON D EDITIO N Most needs assessments rely on multiple data-collection methods.
A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment by Catherine M. Sleezer, Russ-Eft, Visit Amazon's Kavita Gupta Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Kavita Gupta,