Program Planning for the Training and Continuing Education of Adults: North American Perspectives

The programme planning process touches on all forms of organized learning regardless of the institutional or programme context. The ways in which the process is applied in different settings however can vary greatly. This text familiarizes readers with the conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of programme planning, with examples from different fields of practice. It examines particular tools for the systematic design of learning activities for adults, and explores options for specific steps in planning education or training programmes. It is intended for those professionals, managers, educators, and trainers who attempt to understand and increase their skills and knowledge with respect to the training of educational design for adults.