Essay on Training and Development

2957 Words Aug 28th, 2014 12 Pages
School of Psychology 2013 Paper Outline
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PSYC573-13A (HAM) Personnel Training & Development
Lecture times/rooms: Thursdays, 09:00am – 10:50am. Room I1.08. Lecturer/Convenor: Donald Cable, Room K1.01. Extn: 8296. Email: Student consultation hours: Thursdays 14:00-15:00. Other times by appointment. Paper Description The aim of this paper is for you to develop an understanding of the theory, research, and practice relating to training and development (including career development) in organizations. Upon successfully completing this course, you should be able to:     understand, and apply personnel training and development psychology theory and research, and bridge the gap
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Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 13(2), 74-101. (Available on Moodle) Assessment Your overall course mark will be based on the following components: Assessment Component % of Course Mark Date 2) Seminars (x 3) 30% as scheduled 3) Applied Project 40% due Friday 31st May 4) Exam (2 hours) 30% date to be announced ___________________________________________________________________ Total: 100%

Paper Assessment: Assessment Component 1: Seminars (x3)
Seminars Presentations: Seminars will be held during scheduled lectures. The seminar schedule will be developed in the first lecture and posted to Moodle. For each of your three seminar presentations, you are required to review and discuss two journal articles or book chapters (published 2000+), drawn from the list of references at the conclusion of the relevant text chapter, and answer the question – “What is the relevance of this to the practice of personnel training and development and how does it relate to the relevant text chapter?” Maximum time for each seminar presentation is 15 minutes. Seminar Reports: The day immediately following your seminar presentation, and based on your seminar presentation, you are required to submit for assessment, either via email or hard-copy, a brief written report (hard-copy, printed one-side, 1.5 line spacing, 500-1000 words, 2-3 pages maximum) of your research findings and critique in essay format and adhering to APA formatting (including a list of your references). Do not

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