Adult Learning: Assessing Learning Needs
Ensure your learning efforts are aligned to your organization’s and stakeholders’ needs.
This on-demand e-learning course is available online immediately after purchase. Within the course you will have the opportunity to view video and animations, interact with content, and reflect on your learning. You will have access to the course(s) for 12 months from your registration date.
Assessing learning needs is about identifying the goals and purposes for learning and ensuring they support the organization and the individual. This course teaches you to focus on assessing learning needs at three levels: the organization, the job or task, and the individual. Learn the importance of purposefully identifying goals for learning before developing a learning experience. You’ll discover common tools used for assessing learning needs, appropriate uses of these tools, and examples of... Read More
Assessing learning needs is about identifying the goals and purposes for learning and ensuring they support the organization and the individual. This course teaches you to focus on assessing learning needs at three levels: the organization, the job or task, and the individual. Learn the importance of purposefully identifying goals for learning before developing a learning experience. You’ll discover common tools used for assessing learning needs, appropriate uses of these tools, and examples of necessary considerations when assessing learning needs. You will also have the opportunity to make decisions about these considerations, share your own experience, and learn from the experiences of your peers and expert facilitator.
WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?
- Learn why it is important to assess learning needs before developing content.
- Gain an understanding of the different tools for assessing learning needs and when each is appropriate.
- Outline methods for learning about the individual needs of your audience and connect those needs to the design of an effective learning experience.
This course is part of the Adult Learning Certificate program. Enroll in the full certificate program to gain a comprehensive mastery of planning, designing, and developing impactful learning for an adult audience or decide later after taking this course whether to pursue the certificate. Read Less
- Identify the goals and purpose for a particular learning solution.
- Select approaches to assess learning needs for the organization, the task or job, and the individual.
- Recognize assessment items that uncover learning needs.
- Outline methods for learning about the individual needs of your audience, and connect those to the design of an effective learning experience.
- Apply tools and templates to assess learning needs.
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New learning professionals or others who are not familiar with the necessity of assessing learning needs or the tools available for assessment. This could include instructional designers or trainers, but also managers responsible for individuals’ learning or subject matter experts who have been asked to help others learn.
Anyone responsible for creating, supporting, or leading learning experiences for an adult audience will benefit from the foundational concepts in this program. This may include trainers, facilitators, instructional designers, academic educators, community educators, consultants, coaches, and beyond. This program is also applicable if you are not a full-time learning professional but a practitioner or manager who is responsible for developing team members or transferring your knowledge through learning opportunities.
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Things To Know
Full completion of the program within the one-year access period is mandatory in order to receive CEUs. Participants who complete all aspects of the program will see their completion status reflected on their transcript in the ATD Learning Portal.
If applicable, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program.
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