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