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Course Description

The goal of this course is to prepare the experienced law enforcement officer to be an effective instructor for his agency. The course focuses on principles of learning, the police officer as an adult learner, determining training needs, and defining instructional objectives. The student will become familiar with effective communication and teaching strategies and will make presentations using lesson plans, visual support materials, and contemporary teaching techniques. The contents of this course can be applied to the beginning or experienced instructor of law enforcement topics. This is normally conducted as a 40-hour course. This is a pass/no pass course. ADVISORY: JLE 100

Learning Outcomes

  • Relate and apply three design questions to courses they currently teach.
  • Design questions intended to teach critical thinking
  • Develop and implement a lesson plan design model that incorporates the techniques from this course.
  • Identify the adult learning theories.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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