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2021-2022 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2021-2022 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ED 222 - Fundamentals of Training

Presents the models of learning, theory, strategies, techniques, and research that help construct the field of Training and Development. It is intended to help the learner discover his/her own definition of “training” and fosters, through application of experience and knowledge, the development of a training program applicable to a specific type of adult learner and setting. The course covers such things as developing a training style, the application of training tools, and addressing and assessing competencies, as well as development and evaluation of programs.

Prerequisites & Notes
EH 106 or equivalent is required. EH 107 or equivalent is recommended.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: Varied Throughout the Term

Interactivity: Discussion Forums

Final Assessment: None

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

  • Define and describe active training as a profession through readings, discussions, assessments, activities, and reflection, and how it is valuable to both organizations and employees.
  •  Compare and contrast adult learning theories as they relate to active training through research and discussion.
  • Assess and evaluate training needs of an organization and/or participant, through needs assessment techniques and training evaluations.
  • Develop and design training objectives and instructional activities as they relate to lesson and course outcomes and goals that are learner centered.
  • Examine learning strategies such as, opening exercises and brain-friendly presentations, and apply them to a training activity with use of technology.
  • Apply the skills, knowledge, and tools you have learned in the course to a case study in training, through reflection, analysis, synthesis and application.

Credits: 3

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