IU R561 Required Reading List - Evaluation

Required Textbooks - R561

Shrock, Sharon and Coscarelli, William (2000). Criterion-Referenced Test Development, 2nd ed. Washington, DC: International Society for Performance Improvement.

Phillips, J. (1997). Handbook of Training Evaluation and Measurement Methods (Improving Human Performance Series) 3 rd Edition. Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN: 0884153878

You should already have:
Morrison, Gary R., Kemp, Jerrold E., & Ross, Steven M. (2001) Designing Effective Instruction (4th edition). New York: John Wiley & Sons. [required text – core]

Van TiemVan Tiem, Darlene M., Moseley, James L., Dessinger, Joan Conway (2004). Fundamentals of Performance Technology: A Guide to Improving People, Process, and Performance, 2nd Edition. Washington , DC : International Society for Performance Improvement. Available at www.ispi.org.

Also:

Andersen [in electronic reserves]. Luebke, J. F. & Bumpass, S. E. (2000). Managing the information of an executive development program. In J. J. Phillips (Ed.), Performance analysis and consulting (pp. 167-179). Alexandria, VA: ASTD.

Birnbrauer, H. (1996). Improving evaluation forms to produce better course design. Performance & Instruction 35:1, 201-204.

Bragg, D.D. (1995). Working together to evaluate training. Performance & Instruction 34:10, 195-199.

Brethower, D. & Smalley, K. (1998). Integrating Evaluation into Performance-based Instruction. In Performance-Based Instruction. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Chapter 12, pp. 156-181.

Brinkerhoff, R. O. & Dressler, D. (2002). Using evaluation to build organizational performance and learning capability: A strategy and a method. Performance Improvement 41:6, 14-21.

Burkman, E. (1987). Factors Affecting Utilization. In R.M. Gagne (ed.) Instructional Technology: Foundations. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. pp..429-455.

Caudron, S. (1997, February). The human side of a technology launch. Training & Development 52:2, 21-24.

Dormant, D. (1986). The ABCDs of Managing Change. In Introduction to Performance Technology. Washington: National Society for Performance and Instruction. Chapter 17, pp. 238-256.

Duck, J. D. (1998). Managing Change: The Art of Balancing. In Harvard Business Review on Change. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing, pp. 55-81. (originally published in November/December, 1983 issue of Harvard Business Review).

Garland, K.P. (1995). Diffusion and Adoption of Instructional Technology. In G.J. Anglin (Ed.) Instructional technology: Past, present, and future, 2nd ed. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, pp. 282-287.

Kaufman, R., Keller, J, and Watkins, R. (1995). What works and what doesn’t: Evaluation beyond Kirkpatrick. Performance & Instruction 35:2, 205-209.

Kifer, E. (1995). Evaluation: A General View. In G.J. Anglin (Ed.) Instructional technology: Past, present, and future, 2nd ed. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, pp. 384-392.

Kirkpatrick, D. L. (1998). The Four Levels: An Overview. Ch. 3 in Evaluating Training Programs: The Four Levels, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Kirkpatrick, D. L. (1998). Evaluating Reaction. Ch. 4 in Evaluating Training Programs: The Four Levels, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Korth, S. J. (2001). Consolidating needs assessment and evaluation. Performance Improvement 40:1, January, 38-43.

Kotter, J. P. (1998). Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail. In Harvard Business Review on Change. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing, pp. 1-20. (originally published in March/April, 1995 issue of Harvard Business Review)

Lee, S.H. and Pershing, J. A. (1999). Effective reaction evaluation in evaluating training programs: Purposes and dimension classification. Performance Improvement 38:8, September, 32-39.

Leshin, C.B., Pollock, J., and Reigeluth, C.M. (1992). Develop Performance Measures for Each Task. In Instructional Design Strategies and Tactics, pp. 54-72.

Molenda, M. & Pershing, J. A., (in press). The strategic impact model: An integrative approach to performance improvement (PI) and instructional systems design (ISD). TechTrends.

Newby, Tony (1992) Training Evaluation Handbook. San Diego, CA: Pfeiffer. (Chapters 1 - 4) [This book is out of print and not available, unfortunately.]

Pershing, J. A. & Pershing, J. L. (2001). Ineffective reaction evaluation. Human Resource Development Quarterly 12: 1, 73-90.

Pershing, J.L. (2002). Using document analysis in analyzing and evaluating performance. Performance Improvement 41:1, January, 36-42.

Peterson, B. D. & Bothell, T. W. (1999). Measuring the Impact of Learning and Performance: The Franklin Covey Company. In J. J. Phillips & T. K. Hodges (Eds.), Measuring Learning and Performance (pp. 115-134). Alexandria, VA: ASTD.

Pershing, James A. & Lee, Sung Heum. Analyzing Needs for Performance Improvement: Processes and Core Competencies. Draft, 1999. Sections 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, & 22. Available at Collegiate Copies. (these are linked from each lesson as PDFs).

Rogers, E. M. (1995). Diffusion of Innovations, 4th Edition. New York: Free Press. Chapter 1 – pp. 1-37 and Chapter 5 – pp.161-203.

Strebel, P. (1998). Why Do Employees Resist Change? In Harvard Business Review on Change. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing, pp. 139-157. (originally published in May/June, 1996 issue of Harvard Business Review)

Wang, C. (2000). How to grade essay examinations. Performance Improvement 39:1, January, 12-15.

Yeh, S. S. (2001). Tests worth teaching to: Constructing state-mandated tests that emphasize critical thinking. Educational Researcher 30:9, December, 12-17.

Recommended Textbooks:

Mager, Robert F. (1997) Preparing Instructional Objectives. Atlanta, GA: Center for Effective Performance Press. Available at www.ispi.org.

Pyrczak, Fred (2003). Making Sense of Statistics: A Conceptual Overview, 3rd ed. Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing. Available at www.pyrcazk.com.

Rossi, Peter H., Lipsey, Mark W. & Howard E. Freeman. (2004). Evaluation: A Systematic Approach, 7th Edition. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Van TiemVan Tiem, Darlene M., Moseley, James L., Dessinger, Joan Conway (2004). Fundamentals of Performance Technology: A Guide to Improving People, Process, and Performance, 2nd Edition. Washington , DC : International Society for Performance Improvement. Available at www.ispi.org.