Training Agenda

To meet the needs of BEVI users, BEVI training for Authorized Administrators has been extended to an eight-hour workshop. Learning outcomes for such training includes:

  • Building a solid foundation of theory
  • Identifying best practices for group debriefings
  • Designing BEVI assessment or research with best practices
  • Administering the BEVI self-sufficiently
  • Successfully navigating the BEVI administrative site
  • Competently analyzing group reports
  • Confidently delivering group/individual debriefings
  • Knowing where to go/what to do next


COMING SOON: BEVI Authorized Administrators trained under a previous model are welcome to log into the private area of this website (click Log In on the top menu) to access resources and update their instrument analysis and debriefing skills.

Pre-workshop Preparation (2 hours)

A. Take the BEVI

Use the login information from your trainer to access and complete the BEVI. This step is important, not only so that you can experience the instrument yourself from the participant’s perspective, but also so that your trainer can model a group debriefing during the training seminar with an analysis of the administrator trainee aggregate results.

B. Complete Background Reading

Download and study this compiled text that synthesizes several published papers in a more easily digestible format and length, so that you can build a foundation of background knowledge of important concepts and theoretical frameworks related to the BEVI before beginning your administrator training: BEVI Administrator Training Prereading

Part I (4 hours)

1. First impressions, getting familiar, understanding goals and applications

This component of the session sets the stage for the training. We want to spend time getting to know you and your goals, needs, system, organization, or institution. This will allow us to tailor the training content to your context. It will also help us establish norms for interaction that will make the session effective and efficient.

2. Model Debrief Session

After appropriate context-setting, which is essential to understanding what the BEVI is and why it is structured as it is, all session participants will have the opportunity to take the BEVI prior to training. The facilitator then will go through the group report and model debriefing best practices. This is an opportunity to view the experience from your stakeholders’ perspectives and begin to interact with BEVI constructs.

3. Build a Solid Foundation of Theory

This component of the training introduces the lens through which the BEVI views learning experiences. We will cover concepts important to understanding the underpinnings of the instrument.

4. BEVI Scales and Demographic Items

We will define each of the BEVI scales, identify all of the demographic item options and the implications for collecting demographic data, and discuss how these constructs align with your organization’s outcomes assessment goals during this segment of the training.

5. Identify best practices for group debriefings

This session will help you understand common responses to the BEVI and give you an opportunity to practice your approach to debriefing BEVI results.

6. Design BEVI administration with best practices

During this section of the training, you will have an opportunity to reflect on how to successfully administer the BEVI for best data collection results.

Part II (4 hours)

7. Administrative Functions for the BEVI

We will discuss how to deploy the instrument, create groups, generate reports, and interpret reports during this component of training.

8. Administrative Portal Features

You will use your login information to navigate the administrative site, understand the different aspects of the administrative portal and apply functions you need for your specific uses of the BEVI.

9. Analyze group reports

During this component, we will identify all of the aspects of group reports you will need to understand in order to draw meaning and useful information from BEVI reports.

10. Deliver group/individual debrief

We will go over the contexts and best practices for delivering a group debrief. You will also have the opportunity to practice your debrief skills and receive Feedback.

11. Know where to go next

We will discuss where to go for support and troubleshooting as well as discuss any questions you have regarding next steps at your organization. Billing and consulting support capacities will also be part of this segment of training.

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