EDTH - EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY & HUMAN RESOURCES

EDTH - 4760   HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours]  Provides an introduction to the professional practice of Human Resource Development (HRD) for the interested undergraduate student.  The course focuses on HRD within the context of Human Resources in organizations.

EDTH - 5700/7700   HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours]  An in-depth introduction to the professional practice of Human Resource Development (HRD) for the interested graduate student.  The course focuses on HRD within the context of Human Resources in organizations.

EDTH - 5710/7710  TRAINING FOR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
[3 hours]  Focus is on the organizational context in which training programs are designed, developed, implemented and evaluated.  Extensive use of simulations, case studies and other strategies maximizes active participation.

EDTH - 5950/7950   WORKSHOP IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours]  A course developed around topics of interest and concern to HRD students.  Students must meet prerequisites prior to taking this course.  Advanced level students are expected to complete all the basic requirements of the course, as well as an additional, detailed application of the skills and knowledge which is the basis for the course.  This may include an additional paper/presentation, leading a team through a problem solving/development process, or completion of a research project in the completion of the course content.  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8100, 6/8200

EDTH - 5990/7990   IND STUDY IN HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
[1 - 3 hours]  The student works individually with a faculty member on a specified project.  Meetings are held as per an established schedule.  Deadlines and evaluation criteria are established and observed.  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8100, 6/8200; Permission of Instructor required.

EDTH - 6100/8100   TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEMS
[3 hours]  Students learn and apply the process of designing and developing instructional systems, including performance support systems.  The application of concepts takes place in a project team setting.  Prerequisite: EDTH 5/7700, 5/7710

EDTH - 6200/8200   NEEDS ASSESSMENT THEORY AND TECHNIQUES
[3 hours]  Students learn how to systematically assess organizational, group and individual needs in organizations in order to design appropriate HRD interventions, such as training, job aids, performance support systems, and others.  Prerequisite: EDTH 5/7700, 5/7710

EDTH - 6210/8210   CURRENT HRD THEORY AND PRACTICE
[3 hours]  Students investigate current trends in HRD and assist one another in pursuing detailed individual study of one major topic area.  Requirements involve research, lesson design and presentation of findings.  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8100, 6/8200

EDTH - 6220/8220   ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours]  The course provides an in-depth exploration of several types of organizations in which HRD plays a significant role, and which also provide major placement opportunities for HRD professionals.  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8100, 6/8200

EDTH - 6230/8230   CONSULTING AND CONTRACTING IN HRD
[3 hours]  Addresses relevant models, practices and concepts of both internal and external consulting in HRD.  Proposals and contracts receive special emphasis  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8100, 6/8200; Permission of instructor required.

EDTH - 6250/8250   MOTIVATING & TRAINING ADULT LEARNERS
[3 hours]  Students learn how to identify and motivate adult learners in a variety of settings.  Based on these factors, strategies are selected to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of training.  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8100, 6/8200

EDTH - 6300/8300   HRD PERFORMANCE INTERVENTION ANALYSIS
[3 hours]  Focus is on the conceptual framework and procedures involved in the analysis of various HRD interventions (including training) for improving performance and, ultimately, organizational results.  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8100, 6/8200

EDTH - 6400/8400   PRACTICUM IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours]  This culmination of the HRD student�s program is a project experience in an organization.  Master�s students in project teams are supervised by doctoral HRD students and monitored by HRD faculty.  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8220; Permission of instructor required

EDTH - 6940/8940   FIELD EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[1 - 6 hours]  Students complete structured assignments and projects under joint supervision of a field site supervisor and an HRD faculty member.  A written contract specifies the product(s) and evaluation criteria.  Prerequisite: EDTH 6/8100, 6/8200; Permission of instructor required.

EDTH - 8900   GENERAL SEMINAR IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours]  This course will consider problems and provide advanced study in Human Resource Development.  Prerequisites must be satisfied, and permission of the instructor must be obtained before registering.  Prerequisite: EDTH 8100, 8200; Permission of instructor required.

EDTH - 8950   INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours]  Considers issues and problems in Human Resource Development.  Focus will be on interaction of HRD with other areas of professional practice and/or scholarly inquiry.  Prerequisite: Permission of instructor required.

EDTH - 8960   DOCTORAL RESEARCH DISSERTATION IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
[1 - 12 hours]  Student and instructor meet regularly to assist student in completing doctoral research leading to completion of the dissertation.  Prerequisite: Permission of instructor required.

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