Types of Analyses

Performance Analysis and Needs Assessment

Determine if it is a training/incentive/organizational problem. That is, identify who has the performance problem (management/workers; faculty/learners), the cause of the problem, and appropriate solutions.

Environmental Analysis

Accommodate organizational climate, physical factors, and socio-cultural climate to determine how these factors affect the problem.

Learner Analysis

Identify learner/trainee/employee characteristics and individual differences that may impact on learning / performance, such as prior knowledge, personality variables, aptitude variables, and cognitive styles.

Techniques and Methods for Conducting a Front End Analysis
Extant data analysis Criterion-referenced tests Focus groups
Interviews Questionnaires Job descriptions
Standardized tests Performance appraisals Observations
Brainstorming Customer studies Work samples

Home | Doing an ID Project

Develop Learner Outcomes/ Performance Objectives | Perform a Task Analysis | Select Instructional Models / Theories to Develop Instructional Prototypes | Support Instructional Models with Instructional Strategies and Tactics | Identify Media to Deliver the Instructional Program | Conduct Evaluation of Instructional Program