Training Evaluation: Audience Resonse System as an Evaluation Tool
R. Lance Hogan, D’Anna Cepela, Brittany Fentress

Training program evaluation is essential in developing and sustaining effective training interventions. More specifically, measuring learning transfer is essential to any training program as it determines whether learning has occurred and if the learning objectives have been met. Kirkpatrick (2005), stated that training program evaluation is used “to decide if a program should be continued, to decide if a program should be modified, and to demonstrate the value of training – and thus justify our existence [as trainers/human performance technologists/consultants]” (p. 19). The purpose of this study was to describe challenges in evaluating training and how technology can aid in this process.

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