This one-of-a-kind book fills a gap in the literature by providing readers with a systematic approach to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) training for programs and projects. Bridging theoretical concepts with practical, how-to knowledge, the authors draw upon the scholarly literature, applied resources, and over 50 years of combined experience to provide expert guidance that can be tailored to different M&E training needs and contexts, including those for novices, professionals, organizations and their staff, community members, and other groups with a desire to learn and sustain sound M&E practices.
By the end of this chapter readers will be able to . . .
- Explain the value and limitations of using objectives for training
- Write SMART learning objectives for M&E training
- Specify assessment methods for M&E learning objectives
- Organize instructional content for M&E training
- Design well-sequenced training curriculum for M&E training
- Identify key activity types and related considerations for the M&E training curriculum
- Discuss key considerations for including training evaluation and transfer as part of training design
Training design, the next step in the ADDIE sequence, builds upon the information gathered during the training analysis to define specific training objectives, content, and instructional design (curriculum) to deliver training to achieve the objectives. Building on principles of backward design (Wiggins & McTighe, 2005) ...