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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ED 322 - Advanced Training Perspectives

Offers the student deeper exposure to training methods, assessment of needs, planning strategies, instructional design, technology, and evaluation techniques. Students will develop the ability to manage, coordinate, and design training activities in organizational settings. Students gain a more in-depth understanding of the role of the trainer in the 21st century and working with a multigenerational workforce. The course focuses on the ATD competency standards for training professionals, where students will also be introduced to change management, positive psychology, and coaching methods.

Prerequisites & Notes
ED 222.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 5 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Express the challenges, opportunities, and contemporary issues surrounding the profession of training in the 21st century through inquiry, research, and reflection.
  • Design advanced training activities, assessments, and presentations by using gap analysis, technology, and alternative instructional design methods.
  • Create an active training program by applying ATD competencies to activities, assessments, presentations, instructional style, and the training environment.
  • Evaluate and analyze instructional design, presentation methods, and training program outcomes through data collection, data interpretation, and communication.
  • Examine the diversity of a multigenerational workforce by comparing and contrasting the similarities and variances among different generations in a contemporary workforce.
  • Facilitate change and motivation by demonstrating leadership through positive psychology coaching techniques to foster performance improvement.

Credits: 3

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