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    Creating and Implementing an Absorb-Type Activity Needs Assessment

    in Education

    This blog cast is about creating and Implementing an Absorb-Type Activity Needs Assessment.  It is for and about EDU652:  Instructional Design and Delivery.  The instructor is Dr. Deborah Moerland.  A needs assessment is a systematic approach to studying the state of knowledge, ability, interest, or attitude of a defined audience or group involving a particular subject (McCawley, 2009).  This needs assessment is being conducted so that the interested person can verify her own level of knowledge and skill, interests, opinions, and learning habits and preferences (McCawley, 2009).  Collecting and analyzing needs assessment data will allow her to identify what she already knows and answer questions about what she does not known (McCawley, 2009).  Creating and Implementing an Absorb-Type Activity Needs Assessment will discuss what the writer knows, what she wants to know, what she is trying measure, determine, and define; how she will collect and record information, how she will report the collected information, and why this needs assessment was conducted.