Priority 3 Testimonials
At the training in February 2011, about 90 trainees assessed Priority 3 training as “Exceptional” overall. They rated the “usefulness” of the training as 4.8 and their “confidence in the expertise of the presenters” as 4.9 on a scale of 1 – 5 with 5 being high. Trainees praised the effectiveness of the presentations and the high degree of interactivity and opportunity for individual learning during the Practicum.
Sample comments Priority 3 training in February:
“[I learned] we need to go to the students and where they are at [with communication tools], not the other way around. TRIO can take this lead for our institution.”
“The UW Training worked hard to provide TRIO professionals a skill-base to launch TRIO into the 21st Century…Which in turn will assist TRIO students acquire 21st century skills to live [in this new world].
“I really enjoyed getting greater knowledge of educational technology and the increased need for incorporating it into TRIO projects.”
“This is one of the best trainings I have ever attended. It makes me aware of how communication is changing and how we need to keep up with technology. I intend to go back to my program and implement [this].”
“Wow! This is the best training I have participated in. Thank you so much!”