District Syllabus
Training And Development

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
The study of the various forms of training and development both on 
and off the job. Major topics include learning theory, the role of 
personnel, training and development methods and plans, performance 
improvement, and current issues in the field.              
Required Materials: Books:
  • Beebe, Mottet, and Roach. Training and Development: Communicating, 2nd ed., Pearson, 2013. ISBN: 9780205006120
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the program students will:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of a needs assessment and task analysis is conducted.
  2. Demonstrate correct methods of providing training for Personnel.
  3. Demonstrate the historical evolution of administration thought in law enforcement.
  4. Demonstrate the use of persuasion, motivation, emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence, and influence to gain the power and agreement to ensure the delivery of agreed resources and processes.
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able 
1. Analyze the different methods that adults learn.
2. Demonstrate how a needs assessment and task analysis is conducted.
3. Compose different objectives for a course of instruction along 
with curriculum.
4. Demonstrate the development of course content.
5. List and explain various methodologies of instruction.
6. Explain advantages and disadvantages of each type of training aid.
7. Compose and deliver a training plan.
8. Understand the different techniques of managing conflict in a 
classroom setting.
9. Explain the methods of assessing learning outcomes.
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.  
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

Student Email Accounts: Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.

Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.

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