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EDUC6444 Training Models and Evaluation

Module Overview

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

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Recognise and critique the major processes of training and development
  • Be able to effectively select and use a variety of evaluation methods
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the models and theories that underpin training and development
  • Introduce students to the process of evaluation and its relationship to training and development
  • Help students interpret and critique current research in the field of training and development
  • Have knowledge of the main approaches to training and development
  • Have an understanding of evaluation methods in training and development
  • 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
  • Be able to read critically the current training and development literature

Syllabus

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.

TypeHours
Completion of assessment task170
Preparation for scheduled sessions6
Lecture24
Total study time200

Resources & Reading list

Oppenheim, A. (2000). Questionnaire Design. 

Wragg, E. (1999). An Introduction to Classroom Observation. 

Pallant, J. (2007). SPSS Survival Manual. 

Kvale, S. (2008). Interviews: Learning the Craft of Qualitative Research Interviewing. 

Tamkin, P., Yarnall, J., & Kerrin, M. (2002). Kirkpatrick and Beyond: A Review of Models of Training Evaluation.. 

Phillips, J. (1999). Handbook of Training Evaluation and Measurement Methods: Proven Models and Methods for Evaluating Any HRD Program.. 

Fink, A. (2009). How to conduct Surveys: A Step by Step Guide. 

Software requirements. Appropriate electronic resources and materials including the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) will be made available to you.

Gagne, R., Wagner, W., Golas, K., & Keller, J. (2005). Principles of Instructional Design. 

Blaikie, N. (2003). Analysing Quantitative Data. 

Assessment

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Written assignment 100%

Referral

MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework assignment(s) 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

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