People are the most important resource for today's organizations. Organizations must invest in their employees to sustain a competitive advantage and achieve their strategic objectives. Strategic Training and Development translates theory and research into best practices for improving employee knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the workplace. Authors Robyn A. Berkley and David M. Kaplan take a holistic and experiential approach, providing ample practice opportunities for students. A strong focus on technology, ethics, legal issues, diversity and inclusion, and succession helps prepare students to succeed in today’s business environment.

Learning Theories

Learning Theories

Learning Objectives

  • List the domains and subdomains of Bloom’s Taxonomy and organize them from lowest to highest level.
  • Identify which level of Bloom’s Taxonomy is applied to learning objectives.
  • Describe the different learning theories.
  • Identify learning theories used in different training and development interventions.
  • Compare and contrast the differences between pedagogy, andragogy, and heutagogy.
  • Design a training program taking into account adult learning assumptions.
  • Summarize the differing learning theories and recommend the best approach to address different learning styles.
  • Assess the unique needs of each generation in the workplace and recommend training and development interventions consistent with those needs.

While the chief learning officer (CLO) is a common fixture in top management teams today, organizations have not always valued having the human resource function in the C-suite. It took the ...

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