Organizational Communication

Dr. Lee McGaan  

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  COMM 333 - Lab Notes, Readings and Handouts

last updated 8/22/2016

NCA Training Standards "Best Practices"

Training Books on Reserve at Hewes Library 

Training Program Design: The Communication Training Model and Keys to Design

Finding Training Resources in the Hewes Library 

Needs Assessment

Sample Needs Assessment Forms Found on CATA 333 Public folders in Outlook.  Open Outlook and go to:

All PublicFolders\Departments\Academic\Communications...\Classes\CATA333\Needs Analysis Forms

  • Training Needs Assessment Interview Guide

  • Management Training Needs Assessment Questionnaire

  • Training Needs Assessment Checklist

Designing Goals for Training Programs 

Tips on Selling Training Programs to MCC -the "Pitch"

Methods of Training

Steps in Creating Effective Training Modules

Sample Training Module

Principles of Adult Learning

Successful Learning

Training Evaluation

  • "Learning 101"  On-line Article from Fast Company Magazine - top Educators and Trainers are interviewed

Training Project Assignment - Part I
Training Project Assignment - Part II

Don Clark's "Big Dog" ISD Page:
A Training Handbook

Ch. 1 - Introduction to Instructional System Design

Ch. 2 - Analysis [ System Analysis, Task and Needs, Performance Measures, Settings ]

Ch. 3 - Design  [ Developing Objectives, Steps, Tests, Sequence and Structure ]

Ch. 4 - Development  [ Learning and Learner Styles, Learning Theory, Instructional Design Models ]

Ch. 5 - Implementation  [ Trainer Skills, Styles and Psychology ]

Ch. 6 - Evaluation  [ Internal and External, Revising ]

Glossary and Appendixes