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Data Collection and Assessment

Finding the Right Tool for the Job

Categorized Under: Organizational Learning + Performance



ICF International's Ethan S. Sanders authored this chapter of the Handbook for Workplace Learning Professionals. In this chapter, Mr. Sanders addresses learning the fundamental rules of data collection and understanding the who's, what's, and how's of measurement. The end result should be that collecting and presenting data should combine solid reasoning, comprehensive research, and thoughtful conclusions.

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  • Ethan Sanders

    FellowICF International

    Ethan Sanders provides human performance consulting services to clients in the public, nonprofit, military, and private sectors. With nearly 20 years of experience, he has held positions as Director of Organizational Development for the U.S. Navy Human Performance Center and Manager of Instructional Design for the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).

    He is the coauthor of Models for Workplace Learning and Performance, Performance Intervention Maps: 36 Strategies for Solving Your Organization's Problems, HPI Essential, and ASTD Distance Learning Yearbook. He teaches several ASTD courses offered through public and corporate seminars. He holds a master's in Applied Behavior Science from Johns Hopkins University.

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Published: Mar 1, 2011
Publisher: The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)

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