Training and Development - Online and Distance Education

Training and Development

 

Courses

Core Courses (27 hours)

EAC 556 - Organization Change in HRD: Theory & Practice

Units: 3

Organization Change in Human Resource Development provides an introduction to the theory and practice of change within the context of adult education programs, other organizations, communities and societies. Graduate standing or PBS status required.

Offered in Fall and Spring

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

EAC 559 - The Adult Learner

Units: 3

An inquiry into the characteristics and background, learning processes, motivation and participation of adult learners in a variety of educational contexts. Emphasis on adult learning theories, models, principles and their application to educational design and delivery.

Offered in Fall Spring Summer

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

EAC 580 - Designing Instructional Systems in Training and Development

Units: 3

Introduction to instructional design models including needs assessment, systematic training design and development techniques and proactive strategies for evaluating training programs. Instructional design issues of work-based training, learner characteristics and effects of technology on instructional design, implementation and evaluation processes. Graduate standing or PBS status required.

Offered in Fall Spring Summer

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

EAC 581 - Advanced Instructional Design in Training and Development

Units: 3

In-depth analysis of instructional systems design [ISD] theory and practice using professional competency models. Organizational training requirements, development of performance objectives and measures, design of instructional materials, and address of evaluation issues in training programs in business and industry. Research and development of instructional design projects relating to ISD process and model. Graduate standing or PBS status required.

Offered in Fall and Spring

YEAR: Offered Alternate Odd Years

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

EAC 582 - Organization and Operation Of Training and Development Programs

Units: 3

Overview of occupational education practice in business and industrial settings. Presentation of roles common to training and development specialists, including managerial concerns related to organization, operation and financial training and development programs.

Offered in Fall Only

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

EAC 583 - Needs Assessment and Task Analysis in Training and Development

Units: 3

Current needs assessment and task analysis methods and techniques used in business and industrial settings. Development of comprehensive needs assessment plans for diagnosing and documenting human performance deficiencies/improvement opportunities through training programs in business settings. Graduate standing or PBS status required.

Offered in Fall and Spring

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

EAC 584 - Evaluating Training Transfer and Effectiveness

Units: 3

Philosophy, strategies, and procedures for evaluating effectiveness of training programs. Development of multi-level evaluation plan for use with training program to study outcomes and process of training from perception to organizational impact. Design of evaluation methods and instruments, data collection, analysis, and interpretation for each level of evaluation emphasizing transfer of training. Graduate standing or PBS status required.

Offered in Fall and Spring

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

EAC 585 - Integrating Technology into Training Program

Units: 3

Appropriate technologies for design and delivery of effective training programs. Performance-based training models for distance and individualized learning through audio, video, computer-based, and multimedia technologies. Planning decisions for selecting/developing appropriate technologies to support specific training outcomes, adult learner characteristics, and organizational training resources. Graduate standing or PBS status required.

Offered in Fall Spring Summer

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

EAC 586 - Methods and Techniques Of Training and Development

Units: 3

Methods and techniques common to model occupational education programs in business and industrial settings. Focus on design and evaluation of effective learning programs and instructional methodologies. Graduate standing or PBS status required.

Offered in Fall and Spring

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

Electives (3 hours)

One elective may be selected in consultation with your advisor.

Research Course (3 hours)

EAC 551 - Research in Adult & Higher Education

Units: 3

Introduces master's students studying adult learning and higher education to two major research paradigms in education, quantitative and qualitative research, and to the research literature of disciplines related to the education of adults. Students will learn how to distinguish between research and non-research materials, and how to evaluate quantitative and qualitative research studies on the basis of their research merit.

Offered in Fall Spring Summer

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

Portfolio (3 hours)

EAC 692 - Research Projects In Education

Units: 1 - 3

A project or problem in research in education for graduate students, supervised by members of graduate faculty. Choice of research on basis of individual students' interests and not to be part of thesis or dissertation research.

Offered in Fall Spring Summer

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term