Designing Workplace Learning Programs

Subject 482-121 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Pam St Leger
Subject Overview:

This subject is an introduction to the theory and concepts underpinning the design of workplace education and training programs. Topics include: constructs of 'learning', 'training', 'development' and 'education'; constructs of workplace learning including self-paced and self-directed learning, on-the-job/off-the-job and contract learning; designing and developing curriculum including competency-based curriculum and flexible delivery approaches; designing and developing learning strategies that meet individual needs and organisational goals; and introduction to the theory and practice of program evaluation and workplace assessment.

Assessment: Assignments totalling 4000 words or equivalent.
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:Planning Programs for Adult Learners: A Practical Guide for Educators, Trainers and Staff Developers (R S Caffarella (2002)), Jossey-Bass, San Fancisco
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Learning Development and Training

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