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NCJ Number: 74516 Find in a Library
Title: Training Program Development for Criminal Justice Agencies
Author(s): D Cheesebro; G H Skinner
Corporate Author: Michigan State University
School of Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 79-DF-AX-0086
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This monograph, funded by LEAA, discusses how to develop a training program in a criminal justice agency once a needs assessment is completed. It covers learning principles, goals and objectives, curriculum development, lesson plans, and budgeting.
Abstract: A beginning section describes three types of learning: cognitive or knowledge learning, psychomotor or skill learning, and affective or attitude learning. The four major learning principles of motivation, practice, reinforcement, and learning transfer are described as well as their application to training. Another section covers techniques for specifying goals, such as writing a goal statement to express a trainee outcome, and techniques for developing more specific performance objectives that include behavior, conditions, and standards. The design of the overall training program is described in a section dealing with steps in the developmental process: identifying topic areas, sequencing material, selecting instructional data.
Index Term(s): Career development; Criminal justice training; In-service Training; Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA); Staff development training; Teaching/training techniques; Training equipment; Training evaluation
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