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Are We There Yet? Charting a Path for Success with Course Mapping

  • November 09, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Virtual Meeting
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  • All ATD Memphis members, SHRM Memphis members, guests, and anyone interested in joining ATD & SHRM are welcome to attend. Basically, anyone interested in bettering themselves and the world of talent development.

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Are We There Yet? Charting a Path for Success with Course Mapping
Zelphia A. Brown, EdD, SPHR

To achieve the best possible results from your training activities, you need to follow a purposeful,  strategic Course Map.

What is a Course Map? A Course Map outlines how the objectives, instructions, and assessments in your course will align to help employees attain competency and is typically developed using Backward Design. It serves as an important tool for organizing your course design and development project. 

Simply put, Course Mapping is the simplest, yet most effective way to improve instruction and learning.

In this webinar, we will discuss:

  • What is a Course Map
  • The importance of Course Mapping
  • The benefits and challenges of Course Mapping
  • The concept of course alignment, useful elements of a course map, Backward Design, and the Course Mapping process.


Dr. Zelphia A. Brown, SPHR is a skilled educator, administrator, and human resources professional with 18 years of experience teaching adult learners, 10 years as an academic leadership administrator, 13 years as an online instructor, 15 years of instructional design experience, and 13 years of solid human resources experience.

Dr. Brown is a dynamic member of the Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) University team where she serves as a Training Development Specialist. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and has taught various Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Professional in Human Resources (PHR)/Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Examination Preparatory Course Modules for the University of Memphis Continuing Education Program for five years. 

Dr. Brown earned a doctoral degree in Adult Education (EdD) from the University of Memphis, a master’s degree (MBA) from Arkansas State University, and a bachelor’s degree (BBA) from the University of Memphis. 

Dr. Brown is dedicated to assisting individuals and organizations achieve excellence in ways that support teamwork and integrity.

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