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Critically analyze and contrast "Education" and "Training." Discuss the importance of both, as well as their similarities and differences. Give examples of both.

Fabri, P.J. (2008). Is there a difference between education and training?, American College of Surgeons.Retrieved February 14, 2014 from: http://www.facs.org/education/rap/fabri0408.html.

Wheeler, K. (2013). What's the Difference Between Training, Education, Development and Learning?, Future of talent Institute. Retrieved February 14, 2014 from: http://futureoftalent.org/whats-difference-training-education-development-learning/.

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Education and Training
Critically analyze and contrast "Education" and "Training."
Discuss the importance of both, as well as their similarities and differences.
Give examples of both.
Minimum 4 pages, references should be properly cited in the text and reference section.
Fabri, P.J. (2008). Is there a difference between education and training?, American College of Surgeons.Retrieved February 14, 2014 from: http://www.facs.org/education/rap/fabri0408.html.
Wheeler, K. (2013). What's the Difference Between Training, Education, Development and Learning?, Future of talent Institute. Retrieved February 14, 2014 from: http://futureoftalent.org/whats-difference-training-education-development-learning/.
If a person is a part of an education department, the terms training and education are
often used meaning the same type of event. Usually people who are taking courses, on the job
training or certification do not simple stop to think there may be a difference in the terms. For
those who are involved in the activities of learning, the difference is very important. To assist
with the understanding of these terms, one should first become familiar with the concept of
Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Domains. These concept was first developed by first developed
by Dr. Benjamin Bloom in 1965. The three domains are the cognitive, affective and
psychomotor. The cognitive domain is related to mental skills or acquiring knowledge. The
psychomotor domain is the physical activity or manual learning of skills. The affective domain
is always a little harder to teach and evaluate. It is the teaching or change of attitude or
emotional areas (http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/bloom.html), Also, embedded into
Bloom's Taxonomy is are levels of difficulty that start from basic to more advanced as a pupil
becomes more advanced in learning and thinking.
Training is the learning of a psychomotor skill. Most of the time, this is a task or type of
skill that allows a person to work in a situation that does not require them to think beyond the
steps that they are asked to follow. This does not mean they are not thinkers. The training is in
hopes of obtaining a specific job. They are can be ...

Solution Summary

This is a discussion on the difference between education and training, looking in particular at the Dreyfus Model and Bloom's taxonomy.

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