Behaviorally anchored competencies: evaluation tool for training via distance Academic Article uri icon


  • The purpose of the study was to evaluate and measure perceived learning in a training program delivered via distance education. The program was entitled: Course Design for the Digital Age: Instructional Design and Materials Conversion. The study documents the growth in distance education core competencies of professionals in Costa Rica using a competency-based behaviorally anchored instrument. The study uses both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and analysis. The resulting scores provide outcome assessment measures useful for researchers and practitioners for documenting the results of self-assessment and comparing observable behaviors of competence. 2004 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

published proceedings

  • Human Resource Development International

author list (cited authors)

  • Dooley, K. E., Lindner, J. R., Dooley, L. M., & Alagaraja, M.

citation count

  • 16

complete list of authors

  • Dooley, Kim E||Lindner, James R||Dooley, Larry M||Alagaraja, Meera

publication date

  • January 2004