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  • 4.4
    Dispatcher

    Civilian, University Of Georgia Marketing And Communications (GA)

    Feb 25, 2020
  • Self assessment of skill Before and After Course
     
  1. The course content supported the learning objectives.
  2. The course materials and learning aids effectively conveyed the course content.
  3. The time allocated to accomplish the course objectives was appropriate. (If too long or too short, please explain in other comments or suggestions write-in.)
  4. The course contained useful activities to practice and reinforce the learning objectives.
  5. The instructors were prepared for the class.
  6. The instructors demonstrated thorough knowledge of the course content.
  7. The instructors were able to answer questions clearly and understandably.
  8. The instructors conducted the training in a skilled and competent manner.
  9. The instructors encouraged student participation.
  10. The instructors fostered a positive and stimulating learning environment.
  11. The instructors used instructional time effectively.
  12. The instructors covered all the course learning objectives.
  13. The course provided the knowledge and skills I need to accomplish the job for which I am receiving this training.
  14. Based on the training received, I am fully capable of applying the skills I learned from this course.
  15. The practical exercises enhanced learning of course content. (Respond only if course included practical exercises.)
  16. The course content was appropriate for someone within my professional field.
  17. The course content was appropriate for someone with my level of experience.
  18. Overall, the course content met my needs and expectations.
  19. Overall, the instructors' performance met my needs and expectations.
  20. Overall, the course increased my knowledge, skills and abilities.
  21. I would recommend this course to my peers.

Which part(s) of the course was MOST valuable to you. Please explain why.

Exercises with opportunity to interface with command staff and determine how I would engage as a PIO and how I would collect/analyze the information appropriate for the public.

Which part(s) of the course was LEAST valuable to you? Please explain why.

At the same time, the exercises and more tactical information would good knowledge and context, but do not directly apply to role as a civilian PIO.

Please provide any other comments or suggestions you have for improving this course.

I wonder if there could be a breakout group for PIOs during the computer training or some other way to utilize their time.

What other training is most important to you now that you have completed this course?

EOC, JIC information.

  • 4.6
    Dispatcher

    Civilian, Orange Countty Sheriff's Office (NC)

    Feb 11, 2020
  • Self assessment of skill Before and After Course
     
  1. The course content supported the learning objectives.
  2. The course materials and learning aids effectively conveyed the course content.
  3. The time allocated to accomplish the course objectives was appropriate. (If too long or too short, please explain in other comments or suggestions write-in.)
  4. The course contained useful activities to practice and reinforce the learning objectives.
  5. The instructors were prepared for the class.
  6. The instructors demonstrated thorough knowledge of the course content.
  7. The instructors were able to answer questions clearly and understandably.
  8. The instructors conducted the training in a skilled and competent manner.
  9. The instructors encouraged student participation.
  10. The instructors fostered a positive and stimulating learning environment.
  11. The instructors used instructional time effectively.
  12. The instructors covered all the course learning objectives.
  13. The course provided the knowledge and skills I need to accomplish the job for which I am receiving this training.
  14. Based on the training received, I am fully capable of applying the skills I learned from this course.
  15. The practical exercises enhanced learning of course content. (Respond only if course included practical exercises.)
  16. The course content was appropriate for someone within my professional field.
  17. The course content was appropriate for someone with my level of experience.
  18. Overall, the course content met my needs and expectations.
  19. Overall, the instructors' performance met my needs and expectations.
  20. Overall, the course increased my knowledge, skills and abilities.
  21. I would recommend this course to my peers.

Which part(s) of the course was MOST valuable to you. Please explain why.

The book! As a PIO, I was not in the computer simulations or in a decision making role so the book will become a valuable resource for me to learn more about what I see and how these work.

Which part(s) of the course was LEAST valuable to you? Please explain why.

I would have liked to practice other PIO skills beyond press conference (writing social media posts, press releases, etc/).

Please provide any other comments or suggestions you have for improving this course.

Sound bleed over is a problem - sometimes I didn't know if I was hearing the person I was talking to or someone else.

What other training is most important to you now that you have completed this course?

I would like more reunification practice.

  • 4.9
    Dispatcher

    Civilian, Mcallen Independent School District Police Department (TX)

    Jan 7, 2020
  • Self assessment of skill Before and After Course
     
  1. The course content supported the learning objectives.
  2. The course materials and learning aids effectively conveyed the course content.
  3. The time allocated to accomplish the course objectives was appropriate. (If too long or too short, please explain in other comments or suggestions write-in.)
  4. The course contained useful activities to practice and reinforce the learning objectives.
  5. The instructors were prepared for the class.
  6. The instructors demonstrated thorough knowledge of the course content.
  7. The instructors were able to answer questions clearly and understandably.
  8. The instructors conducted the training in a skilled and competent manner.
  9. The instructors encouraged student participation.
  10. The instructors fostered a positive and stimulating learning environment.
  11. The instructors used instructional time effectively.
  12. The instructors covered all the course learning objectives.
  13. The course provided the knowledge and skills I need to accomplish the job for which I am receiving this training.
  14. Based on the training received, I am fully capable of applying the skills I learned from this course.
  15. The practical exercises enhanced learning of course content. (Respond only if course included practical exercises.)
  16. The course content was appropriate for someone within my professional field.
  17. The course content was appropriate for someone with my level of experience.
  18. Overall, the course content met my needs and expectations.
  19. Overall, the instructors' performance met my needs and expectations.
  20. Overall, the course increased my knowledge, skills and abilities.
  21. I would recommend this course to my peers.

Which part(s) of the course was MOST valuable to you. Please explain why.

The most valuable was learning some basics about handling a press conference with serious information and on short notice.

Which part(s) of the course was LEAST valuable to you? Please explain why.

Because I am not in the field (I'm in school PR) some of the jargon used for police, fire and medical was over my head. I had a steeper learning curve.

Please provide any other comments or suggestions you have for improving this course.

It surpassed my expectations. It was very good.

What other training is most important to you now that you have completed this course?

Media relations training.

  • 4.7
    Dispatcher

    Emergency Management, Durham County Fire Marshal and EM (NC)

    Nov 19, 2019
  • Self assessment of skill Before and After Course
     
  1. The course content supported the learning objectives.
  2. The course materials and learning aids effectively conveyed the course content.
  3. The time allocated to accomplish the course objectives was appropriate. (If too long or too short, please explain in other comments or suggestions write-in.)
  4. The course contained useful activities to practice and reinforce the learning objectives.
  5. The instructors were prepared for the class.
  6. The instructors demonstrated thorough knowledge of the course content.
  7. The instructors were able to answer questions clearly and understandably.
  8. The instructors conducted the training in a skilled and competent manner.
  9. The instructors encouraged student participation.
  10. The instructors fostered a positive and stimulating learning environment.
  11. The instructors used instructional time effectively.
  12. The instructors covered all the course learning objectives.
  13. The course provided the knowledge and skills I need to accomplish the job for which I am receiving this training.
  14. Based on the training received, I am fully capable of applying the skills I learned from this course.
  15. The practical exercises enhanced learning of course content. (Respond only if course included practical exercises.)
  16. The course content was appropriate for someone within my professional field.
  17. The course content was appropriate for someone with my level of experience.
  18. Overall, the course content met my needs and expectations.
  19. Overall, the instructors' performance met my needs and expectations.
  20. Overall, the course increased my knowledge, skills and abilities.
  21. I would recommend this course to my peers.

Which part(s) of the course was MOST valuable to you. Please explain why.

The amount and length of practical exercises.

Which part(s) of the course was LEAST valuable to you? Please explain why.

N/a.

Please provide any other comments or suggestions you have for improving this course.

N/a.

What other training is most important to you now that you have completed this course?

Basic hostage negoitiation to dispatch.

  • 4.9
    Dispatcher

    Chief, Mckinney Fire Department (TX)

    Oct 15, 2019
  • Self assessment of skill Before and After Course
     
  1. The course content supported the learning objectives.
  2. The course materials and learning aids effectively conveyed the course content.
  3. The time allocated to accomplish the course objectives was appropriate. (If too long or too short, please explain in other comments or suggestions write-in.)
  4. The course contained useful activities to practice and reinforce the learning objectives.
  5. The instructors were prepared for the class.
  6. The instructors demonstrated thorough knowledge of the course content.
  7. The instructors were able to answer questions clearly and understandably.
  8. The instructors conducted the training in a skilled and competent manner.
  9. The instructors encouraged student participation.
  10. The instructors fostered a positive and stimulating learning environment.
  11. The instructors used instructional time effectively.
  12. The instructors covered all the course learning objectives.
  13. The course provided the knowledge and skills I need to accomplish the job for which I am receiving this training.
  14. Based on the training received, I am fully capable of applying the skills I learned from this course.
  15. The practical exercises enhanced learning of course content. (Respond only if course included practical exercises.)
  16. The course content was appropriate for someone within my professional field.
  17. The course content was appropriate for someone with my level of experience.
  18. Overall, the course content met my needs and expectations.
  19. Overall, the instructors' performance met my needs and expectations.
  20. Overall, the course increased my knowledge, skills and abilities.
  21. I would recommend this course to my peers.

Which part(s) of the course was MOST valuable to you. Please explain why.

The PIO training. I learned how to organize and break down the information from each event.

Which part(s) of the course was LEAST valuable to you? Please explain why.

The table operation was a bit over my head.

Please provide any other comments or suggestions you have for improving this course.

Having more classes and really getting alot of people trained!.

What other training is most important to you now that you have completed this course?

I need more PIO Training!.

*Unedited comments (including typos and spelling) written by students in their course evaluation


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