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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ADE7169
Tracking Number - 2095

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2008-06-09
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2008-04-15
  2. Department: Adult Career and Higher Ed, College of Education,
  3. College: ED
  4. Budget Account Number: 17310000
  5. Contact Person: William H. Young
  6. Phone: 9741861
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: ADE
  9. Number: 7169
  10. Full Title: Instructional Development Using Adult Education
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Instructional Development
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites:
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Course Description: This course is designed to develop competencies in a systematic approach to instructional improvement including the knowledge and application of developing curriculum models applied to ACE and HRD.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Students in adult education and HRD need an instructional development course that meets their needs. There is no such course available to these students.
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? Students need a course in instructional development at the doctoral level that meets their needs.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Three times
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Faculty must have a doctorate in adult education or a closely related field of study.
  29. Objectives: Course Goals and Objectives: Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:

    •Increase knowledge in the design of curriculum for those engaged in adult continuing education and human resource development

    •Increase skills for instructional improvement

    •Operationize a systemic approach to instructional development to include the development of new and the application of selected current adult continuing education curriculum development models

    •Apply learned knowledge and skills to the development of an adult continuing education/human resource development program or course

  30. Learning Outcomes: •Provide a class presentation on a selected instructional strategy

    •Participate as a team member in providing an instructional development systematic integrated approach to an already developed course.

    •Develop an adult/continuing education and/or human resource development course. This course could be a credit or a non-credit educational activity.

    •Review and critique three journal articles that relate to instructional development in adult continuing education/human resource development

  31. Major Topics: Content Outline and Topics:

    •The Context of Instructional Development

    •The Instructional Development Process

    •The Performance Improvement Model for Instructional Development

    •Key Steps in Program Development

    •The Relationship between Continuing Education and Staff Development

    •Issues and Analysis of Instructional Development

    •An Integrated Practice Model for a Systematic Approach to Instructional Development

    •Action Learning for Instructional Improvement

    •New Methods for Old Instructional Strategies

  32. Textbooks: Textbook(s) and Readings:

    Required Texts:

    •Langenbach, Michael: Curriculum Models in Adult Education: Krieger Publishing Co. 1988.

    •Dilworth, Robert and Willis, Reginald, Action Learning: Images and Pathways, Krieger Publishing Company, 2003

    •Knox, Alan: Evaluation for Continuing Education, Jossey-Bass, 2002

    •Rothwell William & Kazanas. The strategic development of talent, HRD Press, 2003

    •Knowles, M.S. et al. (1984). Andragogy in action: Applying modern principles of adult education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

    •King, Kathleen: Bringing Transformative Learning to Life

  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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