Learning, Training and Development

Module code: PS7586

In this module you will explore psychological approaches to learning, training and development in the workplace, focusing on learning theories, skill acquisition and the organisational and social factors in training and development. We will look at the importance of the training cycle, from needs analysis through design, implementation, transfer to evaluation. We will also consider how training can be organised to bring about effective learning, and look at psychological research on the role of different training media. We will also discuss employability, trainability and theories of occupational choice and career development.

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