What Is Needs Assessment? - Definition & Examples


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What's the best explanation of a needs assessment?

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1. What is the best explanation of a gap?

2. What state of the needs assessment process involves the discovery of needs and gaps?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are four steps in the needs assessment process that may be followed to obtain the best results. This quiz and worksheet combination will test you on these steps and the purpose of this process to ascertain the level of your understanding of this concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Various steps in the needs assessment process
  • Definition of relative terms including needs assessment and gap
  • Step involving needs and gaps
  • Data gathering and analysis in needs assessment

Skills Practiced

You will have opportunities to practice your studying skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related needs assessment lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as gap and needs assessment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an often ignored step in the process

Additional Learning

Review the related lesson, What is Needs Assessment? - Definition & Examples, to learn more about this process. This lesson will address the following objectives:

  • Define needs assessment
  • Know the steps involved in a needs assessment
  • Relate a real-world example of this process at work, with reasoning for the steps