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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

| Evaluated Learning Experience

Instructor Development Course

Minimum 64 hours.
State Police Academy, State Campus, Albany, NY.
Version 1: January 1983 - January 1990. Version 2: February 1990 - June 2004.
Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1: To provide the student with a foundation of the pedagogical skills and tools necessary to become an instructor. Version 2: Apply various learning theories and techniques appropriate to a given lesson; exhibit confidence in the classroom setting; introduce teaching methods that will reduce the stress associated with teaching; conduct a job analysis in order to assess students' needs; apply pedagogical skills that will make teaching more effective; assist students in developing their learning potential; evaluate various forms of verbal and nonverbal communication to enhance classroom presentation; conduct program evaluations; adopt strategies that will motivate students to learn.
Version 1 or 2: Learning theory; needs assessment; research skills; designing instructional material; performance objectives; utilizing visual aids; lesson plans and lesson preparation; evaluation techniques; motivational strategies; and practice in presentation.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1 or 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as an elective in Education (4/85) (4/91 revalidation) (6/96 revalidation) (10/01revalidation).