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Expand your education expertise and knowledge with Capella individual courses that feature hands-on experience.

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Principles of Instructional Design

Learners develop professional skills and competencies pertaining to instructional design process, theories, and strategies. Learners evaluate the decisions that instructional designers make, the principles and concepts that drive those decisions, and the ways the decisions are interrelated. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer or credit for prior learning.

4 quarter credits
Project Management for e-Learning Development

This course presents project management topics, techniques, media strategies, and ethical standards specific to e-learning development. Learners identify and apply the tools, methods, and processes used to effectively budget, implement, and manage e-learning development projects.

4 quarter credits
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Introduction to Training and Performance Systems

This course is an overview of training and human performance improvement (HPI). Learners review the evolution of HPI through the introduction of associated theories, concepts, and processes. Learners experience the power and value of HPI in organizations by reviewing and assessing real-world projects that include business, performance, gap and cause analyses, intervention selection and implementation, and change and evaluation plans. Prerequisite(s): ED5010 or EDD8010 or HRM5002. Cannot be fulfilled by credit for prior learning.

4 quarter credits
Needs Assessment: Models and Procedures

This course is a survey of the needs assessment models and procedures used to diagnose the causes of organizational performance problems. Learners design and develop needs assessment instruments and collect and analyze data to differentiate organizational performance issues that require training solutions from those that require non-training interventions. Cannot be fulfilled by credit for prior learning.

4 quarter credits
Evaluating Training and Performance Improvement Systems

Learners explore reasons that evaluation is essential: so that courses or performance solutions can be improved and so that it can be clearly shown how a particular training intervention can improve both personal and organizational performance. This course provides learners with an understanding of measurement and evaluation theory, principles, and procedures. Topics include quantitative and qualitative measures, performance objectives, Kirkpatrick’s five levels, and reporting strategies. Cannot be fulfilled by credit for prior learning.

4 quarter credits
Designing Training and Performance Solutions

Learners in this course explore various training and performance gaps and solutions associated with information, resources, incentives, knowledge, and capacity. Learners examine theoretical models used to match performance gaps with potential solutions and identify the factors needed to enhance the success of a performance improvement intervention. Learners then select a performance gap to address using an intervention selection tool. Cannot be fulfilled by credit for prior learning.

4 quarter credits
Delivery Systems for Training and Performance Improvement

This course provides learners with an in-depth, application-based overview of methods for implementing training and performance improvement interventions. Learners develop techniques for administering training, feedback, incentive interventions, and learn about change management strategies. Cannot be fulfilled by credit for prior learning.

4 quarter credits
ED7675 *
Return on Investment in Training and Performance Improvement

Learners in this course use a return-on-investment (ROI) methodology to develop a plan to measure the impact of an intervention. The process model includes evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis, and reporting. The course provides learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct an impact study and support achievement of ROI Certification from the ROI Institute. Prerequisite(s): ED7631, ED7641; or EDD8534, EDD8536. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer or credit for prior learning.

4 quarter credits

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If you plan to take more than three courses, consider keeping the momentum going by pursuing your education degree in a master's, or doctoral program.³

³A maximum of three courses taken as a Capella nondegree student can be applied to a subsequent Capella degree program.

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