Consider a training course you have taken in the last several years. Which aspects of the training did you find most impactful (e.g., participant guide or other handouts, the learning activities, any pre/post work)? Why did you find these useful?
What are competencies and why are they popular in training departments? How are competency models related to job analysis?
Topic #3 (Optional/As Assigned by Professor)
First, explore the site as a college student (see readings as posted in Syllabus).
Go to http://www.criticalthinking.org/starting/college_student.cfm and read the following articles:
— Becoming a Critic of Your Thinking
— Glossary of Critical Thinking Terms
— Universal Intellectual Standards
— Valuable Intellectual Traits
— Distinguishing Between Inferences and Assumptions
— Thinking with Concepts
Then go to the Online Learning tab (see copy of page below):
NOTE:You are not required to sign up for membership (complimentary) or payto take a test.
If you are interested in taking the Basic Understandings SAMPLE TEST click here. You must be logged in to take the test. Click Here to Login or Register for Membership to the Critical Thinking Community,
Respond here with on one or two concepts or ideas that your found useful to share with your peers.
Be sure to include the source and a link.