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How To Design A Training Course

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Much time and money is devoted to training - but courses do not always produce the outcomes desired. As a result many training organizations need to rethink the way they plan, design, deliver and evaluate their courses. Here Peter Taylor shows how to improve the quality of the entire training process - from initial assessments through to delivery and evaluation - by creating effective partnerships between trainers, trainees and other stakeholders. This wonderfully practical guide will allow users to adapt the PCD...

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Overview

Much time and money is devoted to training - but courses do not always produce the outcomes desired. As a result many training organizations need to rethink the way they plan, design, deliver and evaluate their courses. Here Peter Taylor shows how to improve the quality of the entire training process - from initial assessments through to delivery and evaluation - by creating effective partnerships between trainers, trainees and other stakeholders. This wonderfully practical guide will allow users to adapt the PCD approach to their local conditions and create a sustainable improvement in training quality.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826456953
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Pages: 178
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Taylor works for VSO. Formerly he has taught in Botswana and was lecturer in Agricultural Education and Training at Reading University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part I - Participatory Curriculum Development and Learning - Some key concepts and issues Section 1: Participatory curriculum development Section 2: Learning change and course design Part II: Making it work - PCD in action
1. Situation analysis / training needs analysis
2. Develop curriculium outlines ot frameworks
3. Plan and develop detailed curricula
4. Deliver/ use new curricula
5. Develop and refine PCD evaluation system
6. Maintain PCD cycle References Index.

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