SOCIAL RESEARCH REPORTSVol. 8/2010
Appreciative evaluation of training programs. Case study: LumenConsulting and Training Center
[Evaluarea apreciativa a programelor de training. Studiu de caz:Centrul de Consultanta si Training Lumen]
, Stefan Cojocaru
, Simona Ponea
Proposed research, performed as a secondary analysis of data on the project"Virtual Center for Training and Consulting" conducted by the LumenAssociation, Iasi, is focused on a qualitative hermeneutic analysis. It showedamong other innovative features made in analyzing "globalization of communication" and the "social space virtualization" or a „virtualization of theframe of the social phenomena, "spiritualization of borders (spiritual andcognitive and distances”. Have been highlighted elements about collaborativecreativity in developing training programs and the transformation method fromthe aquarium training method in a research method and also social creativity.Appreciative Inquirey is a particular way to interview subjects andorganizational development at the same time to foreshadow future through the
The evaluation was made in the Grant “Virtual Consulting and Training Center,”implemented Lumen Association, funded by the Ministry of Youth and Sports,Government of Romania.
Dr. Sandu Antonio, Researcher of Lumen Research Center, Iasi, Tepes Voda, nr. 2,tel: 0040.740151455, email:email@example.com.
Dr. Stefan Cojocaru, Assoc. Profesor, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Iasi, blv. Carol I, nr. 11, phone:0040. 0742 804286, email:
Simona Ponea, Researcher Assistant, Lumen Research Center, Iasi, Tepes Voda,nr. 2, tel: 0040.332802995, email:firstname.lastname@example.org