Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8340520
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Human Resources Development In Education
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AL YILDIRIM
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Various aspects of adult learning and thinking. Concepts and practices related to staff development and in-service education, review of trends in staff development and training to examine implications for the workplace. Use of various training techniques toward the purpose of achieving specific training objectives. Developing training skills through a broad range of training session activities including formal presentation, discussion and peer interaction, modelling, role-playing, case study, problem based learning, simulation, using media, warm-up activities, facilitation, developing customised activities, and modification of packaged activities. Use of informal learning processes (job assignments, mentoring, coaching, and self-directed learning) in training. Preparation of training materials for a specific target audience. Preparing a project outlining training strategies and techniques to be used for a specific training need.