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[00:03] There’s so many great opportunities because education impacts every field. Everybody has a piece of making sure that that’s going to help better our world for the next generation; but also because we have adult education and training tracks, we are in large companies who have a variety of products that they produce. With adult education and training, typically companies will have a department or a few individuals that are trying to make sure that they’re providing training that helps further the company’s interests whatever they may be. [00:30]
[00:32] It’s important that the individuals that are in those roles, understand how do you—how do you create curriculum? How do you make sure that you’re assessing the needs of your learners? You may have a specific set of information that you’re trying to get across, but if you don’t know how to work with adult learners, and how to measure their success, and check for understanding along the way, you could be delivering information that’s not being well received. [00:52]
[00:54] Companies really want someone that is competent and capable of not only the content aspect, but also the delivery. So that program is really designed to help individuals be very, very proficient in the delivery of, and the creation of materials for training. So for an organization to make sure they’re spending training dollars wisely, that they’re getting a good return on investment, you want someone who has the qualifications to be successful in that environment. [01:17]
[01:19] I think one of the things that people don’t realize, about the College of Education that really differentiates us from others in the market, is the fact that we have programs that are designed to meet state and national standards, and we’ve actually sought approval and obtained approval across a variety of states. [01:33]
[01:34] I think that there’s a bigger way to think about the skill sets, within the College of Education, that really impact all sectors. And how do we take what we know to be the best practice in teaching learning assessment and help other people be successful across other fields. That’s an exciting place to be. [01:50]
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