HR 421 Corporate Training & Develop
F2QQ 2012 HI
Brown, Ninetta W.
Doctor of Philosophy, Organization Management & Human Resource ManagementMaster of Arts, Human Resources ManagementBachelor of Science, Social Psychology
Hill AFB, UT
October 22 - December 16, 2012
7:30 - 10:15 PM
Textbook: Employee Training and Development, 5th Edition, by Dr. Raymond Noe. ISBN: 007-3530344
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, reading, dialogues, examinations, videos, guest speakers and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contraditctions relating to training and development.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: In-Class Participation: During weeks 1 - 8, each student will receive a qualitatively based score, which is determined by the value of participation to the class discussions (including interaction with guest speakers). 10 points per class (160 points)
Weekly Article Review - During weeks 1 - 3 and 5, each student will present a 7-10 minute article review on a training and development subject, analyzing the details of the article. The articles will be presented on Wednesday's. The articles should consist of three paragraphs with the last paragraph stating the student's personal opinion. The article will be graded on grammar and spelling. Articles may be found under "Additional Resources" in the syllabus. NOTE: Articles submitted after midnight on Wednesday will be deducted 10 points due to the article wasn't briefed or submitted during class. 25 points per article (total 100 points)
Company Training Needs Analysis Project - During week one, each student will select a company (from pages 572 - 575 in back of book) and address a contemporary organizational training and development plan. The topic must be approved by the instructor. Project will consist of 3 pages, APA format. Points will be awarded for application of course concepts, use of APA format and creative. Paper will be submitted via eCompanion during week seven. (150 points)
Oral Presentation (Company Training Needs Analysis Project) - The second part of this assignment will be to present findings of training need analysis. Each student will present a 10 -15 minutes class presentation on their approved/selected company training needs. Assessment will be influenced by preparedness, speaking flow, thought transition, content, and communication ability (voice control, animation, etc). Student may use handouts or other training aids; assignment due week seven. (150 points)
Midterm Exam - The midterm exam will cover the concepts presented in Chapters 1 - 6 of the text. It will be a closed book test consisting of multiple choice and essay questions and will be administered in class during week 4. (140 points)
Final Exam - The final exam will be a comprehensive exam, covering the concepts presented in chapters 7 -13. It will be closed book test consisting of multiple choice and essay questions and will be administered in class during week 8. (300 points)
Grading: The final grade will be determined using the following categories:
Company Training Needs Analysis Paper 15% (150 points)
Oral Presentation 15% (150 points)
Midterm Exam 14% (140 points)
Class Participation 16% (160 points)
Weekly Article Review 10% (100 points)
Final Exam 30% (300 points)
Total 100% (1000 points)
B= 80-89% (800 - 899 pts)
C= 70-79% (700 - 799 pts)
D= 60-69% (600 - 699 pts)
F= Below 60% (599 or Less)
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Each person will respect the ideas of others in the class. Professionalism will be expected with discussions.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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