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ORGL-57200 Adult Development

Credits: 
3

This course uses the concepts of positive psychology to focus on the development of adults as individuals and persons living in the context of organizations with a focus on the role of leadership in promoting personal maturation and learning. Working with theories of human development, this course develops a foundation for understanding and facilitating adult growth. Psychometric instrument used in this course: VIA Survey of Character Strengths.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Differentiate between current theories of adult learning and development.
  2. Identify the role of affect and embodied knowledge in adult learning and development.
  3. Apply concepts of positive psychology to adult development.
  4. Apply models of critical reflection and experiential learning to promote self and organizational knowledge.
  5. Design a personally and professionally relevant learning project that applies adult learning/development theories and/or methods.
  6. Demonstrate methods for facilitating adult learning through an experiential project.

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