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2009
Document 024803
National Institute of Corrections Training Evaluation Project: Training, Leadership, and Organizational Change: Focus on CLD and MDF
By Wells, James B.; Minor, Kevin I.; Parson, J. Stephen. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Commonwealth Research Consulting, Inc. (Brookline, MA).
Results from the Training Evaluation Project assessing the training offered by the National Institute of Corrections are presented. “The primary purpose of this bulletin is to examine leadership from a 360 degree perspective, and to assess relationships between training, leadership, and organizational change” (p. 3). It appears Correctional Leadership Development increased transformational leadership practices while Management Development for the Future had a small effect on leadership change.... Read More
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16 pages
2009
Document 024802
National Institute of Corrections Training Evaluation Project: 2008 Evaluation Supplement: Learning, Application, and Action Plan Progress
By Wells, James B.; Minor, Kevin I.; Parson, J. Stephen. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Commonwealth Research Consulting, Inc. (Brookline, MA).
Results from the Training Evaluation Project assessing the training offered by the National Institute of Corrections are presented. This bulletin’s primary purpose is to update CwRC-NIC Bulletin 4 (NICIC no. 024801) results about four recent training programs not included in the pilot project findings. The programs are Inmate Behavior Management, Administering a Small Jail, Conducting Prison Security Audits, and How to Run a Direct Supervision Housing Unit—Training for Trainers. Participants re... Read More
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18 pages
2008
Document 024801
National Institute of Corrections Training Evaluation Project: 2008 Evaluation Results: Satisfaction, Learning, and Action Plan Progress
By Wells, James B.; Minor, Kevin I.; Parson, J. Stephen. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Commonwealth Research Consulting, Inc. (Brookline, MA).
Results from the Training Evaluation Project assessing the training offered by the National Institute of Corrections are presented. Evaluations are made of more recent trainings instead of those conducted during the pilot phase of this project. The programs are Inmate Behavior Management, Administering a Small Jail, Conducting Prison Security Audits, and How to Run a Direct Supervision Housing Unit—Training for Trainers. On a 5 point scale, participants rated satisfaction with training and train... Read More
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22 pages
2008
Document 024800
National Institute of Corrections Training Evaluation Project, 2005-2007: Training Results, Activity Level Changes, and Implementation Results
By Wells, James B.; Minor, Kevin I.; Parson, J. Stephen. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Commonwealth Research Consulting, Inc. (Brookline, MA).
Results from the Training Evaluation Project assessing the training offered by the National Institute of Corrections are presented. This bulletin covers “training results (progress on training objectives), activity level changes (pre- and post-training behavior), and implementation results (in the workplace)” (p.1). Participants made moderate to substantial progress in meeting training objectives, engaged in 70.4% of key training-related behaviors, and made moderate progress implementing trainin... Read More
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14 pages
2007
Document 022693
National Institute of Corrections Training Academy Evaluation Project, 2005-2006: Participant Demographics, Overall Evaluation of Training, and Applicability Ratings
By Wells, James B.; Minor, Kevin I.; Wallace, Lisa H.; Parson, J. Stephen. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Eastern Kentucky University. Center for Criminal Justice Education and Research (Richmond, KY).
Initial results from the Training Academy Evaluation Project (TAEP) assessing the training offered by the National Institute of Corrections' Academy are presented. Sections of this bulletin are: highlights; research strategy; findings regarding participant demographic and background profile, participants' overall evaluation of training, participants' evaluations of training applicability, and pre/post comparison of perceived applicability; and future directions. Overall, participants rate the t... Read More
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12 p.
2007
Document 024799
National Institute of Corrections Training Academy Evaluation Project, 2005-2006: Participant Evaluation of Trainers
By Wells, James B.; Minor, Kevin I.; Parson, J. Stephen. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Eastern Kentucky University. Center for Criminal Justice Education and Research (Richmond, KY).
Results from the Training Academy Evaluation Project (TAEP) assessing the training offered by the National Institute of Corrections' Academy are presented. This bulletin discusses how participants felt about individual trainers. Some highlights include: twenty-eight of the 34 trainers received high marks for satisfaction while also receiving an average score of 98% for them to lead classes again. The trainer strength most noted was knowledge of the field (27%), with the trainer weakness most oft... Read More
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