Ompare and Contrast Models and Approach to Evaluations

Assignment Preparation:
1. Please review all Books and Resources for this week.
2. Use the Northcentral University Library and or other resources you may find helpful to research more detail regarding this weeks topic.
3. Review APA Form and Style.
4. Research the following models:
a. Tylers Objectives Approach (behaviorally oriented approach)(1949)
b. Kirkpaticks (1959 and recently updated) Learning Evaluation Model
c. CIRO (Content, Input, Reaction and Outcome model (Bird et al., 1970) Input, Process, Output, Outcome (IPO)
d. Model (Bushnell, 1990)
e. Context, Input, Process, Product (CIPP)
f. Model (Worthen & Sanders, 1987)
g. Training Validation System (TVS) Approach (Fitz-Enz, 1994)
h. Input, Process, Output, Outcome (IPO) Model (Bushnell, 1990)

For this assignment, write a paper in which you provide a critical evaluation and comparison of four (4) models of evaluation presented above (one must be the Kirkpatrick model). Include the following in your paper ensure to capture all listed below:
Which models or approaches seem similar or compatible? In what ways are they similar or compatible?
Which models or approaches have different orientations? How might these differences manifest themselves in an evaluation?
Which of the models or approaches would fit within the context of the organization or organizations with which you typically work?
Discuss when and how do you think one decides which models and approaches to use for any one evaluation?
What criteria would you use to determine the most appropriate model and approach for a given evaluation context?
Discuss the implications of using various evaluation models and approaches for an evaluation study in your organization(if you dont have an organization; make one up) and in general.

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages, include introduction, conclusion and title all topics. Must cite all work

References: Minimum of 3-5 scholarly resources.

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your paper should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Review APA Form and Style.

Reference Instruction
Phillips, P. P. (2010) ASTD handbook of measuring and evaluating training. Read Chapter 2
Reference Instruction
Praslova, L. (2010). Adaptation of Kirkpatricks four level model of training criteria to assessment of learning outcomes and program evaluation in higher education.
Read Article
Reference Instruction
Kirkpatrick Partners.

Barnett, K., & Mattox, J. (2010). Measuring success and ROI in corporate training. Journal Of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 14(2), 28-44.

Nickols, F. (2003). A stakeholder approach to evaluating training.
/ Handouts/ice08 handout TU321.pdf

Phillips, P. (2010). ROI for people who think they hate ROI. ROI Institute.

Phillips, P., Phillips, J. J., Stone, R., Burkett, H., Morgan, K. M., & Duncan, J. R. (2008). The ROI fieldbook: Strategies for implementing ROI in HR and training by Patti Pulliam Phillips, CPT, Jack J. Phillips, Ron Drew Stone, and Holly Burkett, CPT. Performance Improvement, 47(1), 45-47.
/ Evaluation (Jan 05).pdf

Stone, R. (2011). ROI is like a box of chocolates. Chief Learning Officer, 10(1), 36-39.

eLearnerEngaged. (2011, November 28). Needs Assessment Video File.