Meaningful instructional design requires meaningful evaluation. However, evaluation, like organizational development itself, requires buy-in at many levels. This buy-in's necessary...
- To identify meaningful metrics
- To collect data
- To react to data, making appropriate improvements
- To undertake change management necessary for these improvements
If you've been in this field for any length of time, you've probably come across Kirkpatrick's four levels of evaluation (reaction, learning, performance, & results).