Education (EDUC) 317
Training and Development in Organizations (Revision 1)
This course introduces students to human resource development, a systematic approach to providing employees with opportunities to learn the skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary for their current roles, and to prepare them for future job demands.
Students will learn and practice using the concepts, designs, and tools typically employed in organizational training and development. Students will also have the opportunity to reflect on and develop a critical understanding of these practices.
The course is presented in eight units.
- Unit 1 – Introduction
- Unit 2 – Motivation and Learning Objectives
- Unit 3 – Needs Analysis
- Unit 4 – Training Design
- Unit 5 – Delivery Methods
- Unit 6 – Lesson Planning and Delivery
- Unit 7 – Transfer of Training
- Unit 8 – Training Evaluation
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|Written Assignment 1||30%|
|Phone Quiz 2||10%|
|Written Assignment 2||30%|
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
Saks, A., & Haccoun, R. (2016). Managing performance through training and development (7th ed.). Toronto: Nelson.
A print version of the eText can sometimes be purchased from the publisher through a direct-to-student link provided on the course website; you can also acquire the textbook on your own if you wish.
All other learning resources will be available online.
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 1, August 4, 2016.
Updated November 16 2018 by Student & Academic Services