Unit 8: Discussion
The purpose of unit discussion is to have an open dialogue that helps to expand your understanding of the course material as well as demonstrate your critical thinking abilities. While less formal than unit assignments, your posts should be supported with scholarly research. Participation throughout the assigned unit is encouraged so that you can participate in the give and take of a natural dialogue.
Conduct scholarly research to provide a detailed response to one of the questions listed below. Review rubric for expectations.
Unit 8 Discussion Questions
Think about your knowledge and skills—and, the extent to which you are prepared for the new competencies and roles expected of training professionals today. Conduct a self-assessment based on the models outlined in chapter 14. What competencies do you have, and which ones do you still need to develop? Prepare and present an action plan that describes some of the things you can do to develop your own competencies. What specific elements from our class can you use to help expand your own knowledge?
- Evaluate your own standing as a training professional. (CLO 6)
- Evaluate relevant, scholarly research and synthesize research to complete the required assignments. (CLO 6)
12 to >9 pts
Addresses specifics of question demonstrating critical thinking abilities by synthesizing research. A minimum of 2 scholarly outside sources used. No fewer than 250 words.
5 to >4 pts
All aspects of APA formatting followed with no spelling/grammar errors.