Overview of HRD Paradigms
Two paradigms dominate most HRD
research and practice:
HRD is the field of study and practice responsible
for the fostering of a long-term wo
Leah Chong & Emily
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Review the program evaluation approach to
Review the metrics approach to accountability
Provide resources for conducting evaluations
Purpose and Challenges
Chapter 14- The Nature of the Change Process
1. Why is change management so important in HRD?
Change management is a necessity for any organization to thrive and be successful is
ever challenging market, hence it is an import construct for HRD profession.
1. Read Chapter 10 in our text and the "Southwood School case study. Analyze the case
using the Training for Performance System (TPS) model. Please illustrate each phase in
the model using examples and information from the case. If any phases a
1. What are the core ideas underlying each of the following theories of learning:
behaviorism; cognitivism; humanism; and constructivism?
The study of learning through scientific methods started from the beginning of 20th century.
Learning is a process of
After reading and reviewing the PowerPoint for Chapter 7, please identify the paradigm
(Learning or Performance) that aligns best with your personal philosophy of HRD. Then
answer one of the following questions:
If the Learning paradigm aligns m
1. Please give a brief summary of the three main psychology theoretical frameworks.
Why are these important for HRD?
Psychology theory in HRD helps to capture the human approach to function within the
systems and evolution of frameworks. Within psychology
1. What is the difference between a model and a theory? Please give an example of each.
A model and a theory may mean the same thing for many people, these words may interchange
based on context in daily life as well as in business or scientific jargon. T
Since the beginning of time, a need for work has existed for human civilization to survive.
During our presentation, we will discuss the transformation of a human from caveman to
modern worker. It has been a great journey.
During pre-historic years, human