The content of this module will typically cover:
- The major instructional design models such as ADDIE
- The links between learner theory, organisational development and approaches to training and development
- The range of evaluation models such as Kirkpatrick, Return on Investment and Self Evaluation
- The wider relationship between training and broader approaches
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Recognise and critique the major processes of training and development
- Have knowledge of the main approaches to training and development
- Help students interpret and critique current research in the field of training and development
- Be able to effectively select and use a variety of evaluation methods
- Introduce students to the process of evaluation and its relationship to training and development
- Be able to read critically the current training and development literature
- Be able to engage critically with current models of training and formal learning
- Be able to evaluate and critique your own training and development practices and understandings
- Have an understanding of evaluation methods in training and development
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the models and theories that underpin training and development
The teaching and learning methods will include lectures, workshops, seminars that involve group discussions, presentations, activities and self-directed study
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
The teaching and learning methods will include lectures, workshops, seminars that involve group discussions, presentations, activities and self-directed study.
|Completion of assessment task||170|
|Preparation for scheduled sessions||6|
|Total study time||200|
Resources & Reading list
Software requirements. Appropriate electronic resources and materials including the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) will be made available to you.
Tamkin, P., Yarnall, J., & Kerrin, M. (2002). Kirkpatrick and Beyond: A Review of Models of Training Evaluation.. London: Institute for Employment Studies.
Phillips, J. (1999). Handbook of Training Evaluation and Measurement Methods: Proven Models and Methods for Evaluating Any HRD Program.. New York: Gulf Professional Publishing.
Pallant, J. (2007). SPSS Survival Manual. Buckingham: Open University Press.
Fink, A. (2009). How to conduct Surveys: A Step by Step Guide. London: Sage.
Blaikie, N. (2003). Analysing Quantitative Data. London: Sage.
Gagne, R., Wagner, W., Golas, K., & Keller, J. (2005). Principles of Instructional Design. Belmont, Calif: Wadsworth Publishing Co.
Oppenheim, A. (2000). Questionnaire Design. London, UK: Continuum.
Kvale, S. (2008). Interviews: Learning the Craft of Qualitative Research Interviewing. London: Sage.
Wragg, E. (1999). An Introduction to Classroom Observation. London: Routledge.
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
Repeat type: Internal & External