Weekly study8 hours
The Individual Learner
Can you design training to be of benefit, independent of who the trainee is?
This course explores the role of trainee factors in the efficacy of training. You will consider training for different populations and explore the myths surrounding learning styles. For example, does training need to be different for different age groups, and what is the role and impact of technology, personality and intelligence in a training context?
You will also gain an understanding of the role of individual differences in the design, implementation and evaluation of training.
- Differing training needs for individuals
- Consideration of personality types, intelligence and resistance eg diversity training, within a training context
- Learning styles
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Evaluate the role of the trainee in the training process
- Develop an understanding of the role of individual differences in the design, implementation and evaluation of training
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone looking to understand how to apply learning styles for trainees and explores the role of the learner in the training process.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.