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103 A P P E N D I X B Factors to Consider in Determining Whether ISD Was Used in Developing Training
104 Transit Technical Training, Volume 1: Guide to Applying Best Practices and Sharing Resources D Indicators Needs Analysis How were performance gaps identified? What performance gaps will the training address? Learner Analysis Was training customized to the learner profile? Were learners' subordinate skills taken into account while creating the training? Learning Objectives Are learning objectives measurable? Did the learning objectives meet specific competencies? Was the training unit designed to meet certain national or organizational standards? Training Mode Why was this mode chosen? Does it support the learning audience? Is it appropriate for the training topic? Learner Engagement Is the learner provided an opportunity to interact during the training Are there strategies used to keep the learnerâs attention? Are stories used? Is gaming employed to motivate learners? Use of Multimedia Is multimedia used to enhance learning? Tailoring Training for the Learner Is the training unit duration suitable for individual Are the training modules available to learners on demand? Can learners choose the training units at their will? Are supplementary job aids/handouts available to learners Is the training unit 508 compliant (if applicable)? Pre-Test Is there a pre-test to assess the learnerâs knowledge? Checks on Knowledge/ Hands-on Activities Are the knowledge checks consistent with the learning objectives? Assessment Does the training unit include an assessment? What does the assessment seek to achieve? Training Effectiveness/Transfer of Knowledge ISD Indicators ? ? ? Is there a learner survey to gain feedback on the training? If so does the survey address the perceived utility of the training and intentions to use it on the job? Were pre and post tests administered to measure knowledge gains? Will there be data collected regarding on the job performance impact from the training? Are there plans to assess the organizational impact of the training? How will the results of the training effectiveness data be used?