Perceptions: What do people believe people do in thier jobs? Norms: What do people believe should be done in the job?
Future Changes or plans: What should people be able to do in the future?
A task analysis takes the job analysis to a deeper level by further analyzing a task. A task analysis provides additional information about the task associated with job duties. During task analysis, each task is carefully analyzed to identify component elements and determine performance requirements. A task analysis involves breaking a task down to identify the following: •Subtasks (also called performance steps)
•Sequence of steps
•Conditions or limits under which the task will be performed •Standard of performance that must be achieved
Breaking tasks down into subtasks, conditions, and standards provides a focus for training. This breakdown enables the Instructional Development Team to better understand the tasks and enables them to develop more accurate learning objectives and more effective instructional materials that are supportive of the tasks.
Content analysis provides detailed information about the content to be presented in a course. A careful analysis enables the Instructional Development Team to break the content down into smaller chunks of related information. These chunks of information are then organized into a logical...