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T&D in the U.S. Estimated $16 billion to $55 billion annually. 1% of payroll are best estimates for large companies. 93% of establishments have formal training programs 50% of all employees experience some kind of companysponsored training program in last 12 mos. Steady increase technical training and the % of employees trained over last 10 years.
Most common types of training are new employee orientation and supervisory / managerial training. Training vs. Development
Training vs. Development Adult Learning Theory
Adult Learning Theory Adults need to know why they are learning something.
Adults desire to be selfdirected.
Adults bring more workrelated experiences to the learning situation.
Adults enter into a learning experience with a problem
Adults are motivated by both extrinsic and intrinsic motivators. A Typical Learning Curve
A Typical Learning Curve Performance High Low Plateau
Time (weeks) Training Design
Training Design Implications of Adult Learning Theory Mutual planning and collaboration in instruction.
Use learner experience as a basis for examples and applications.
Develop instruction based on learner’s interests and competencies.
Immediate application of content.
Problemcentered rather than subject centered learning. Formal vs. Informal Training Most powerful learning experiences come onthejob
Informal training difficult to manage. Training Process
Needs Assessment Training Implementat...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2014 for the course MANA 3320 taught by Professor Boston during the Fall '07 term at UT Arlington.
- Fall '07