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Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 240

Course Number:
FP 240
Course Title:
Emergency Serv Instructor I
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Designed to meet NFPA Standard 1041; Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I. Presents how to organize classroom, laboratory and outdoor learning environments and present prepared lessons utilizing recognized methods of instruction. Includes strategies to adjust and modify presentations based on student learning styles and changing classroom environments. Covers how to write course objectives and student learning outcomes. Prerequisites: WR 121, MTH 65 and COMM 111.

Addendum to Course Description

This course is designed to meet NFPA 1041 requirements for Fire & Emergency Service Instructor I

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion, studnts should be able to:

A. Manage basic resources, records and reports required for instructional documentation

B. Review prepared instructional materials and adapt material and resources to a given target audience and learning environment

C. Organize a classroom, laboratory or outdoor learning environment to maximize effectiveness and safety

D. Present prepared lessons utilizing specified and recognized methods; adjust presentations to changing conditions in the classroom environment, differences in learning styles, abilities and behaviors

E. Administer oral, written and performance tests. Grade results of testing and report test results as required by department policy and/or State Certification.

F. Provide timely evaluation feedback to students that is objective, clear, relevant and specific enough for the student to make efforts to modify behavior

Course Activities and Design

The material in this course will be presented in a lecture, demonstration, and practical application format. Other instructional methods including guest speakers, research papers, simulations and student presentations will also be employed.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

At the beginning of the course, the instructor will discuss the methods used to evaluate student performance and progress and the criteria for assigning a course grade. A course syllabus will be provided. Assessment methods may include one or more of the following: examinations, quizzes, simulations, demonstrations, projects, research papers and classroom participation.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. Program Management: Demonstrate the management of basic resources, records and reports required for instructional documentation
  2. Instructional Development: Demonstrate ability to review prepared instructional materials and adapt material and resources to a given target audience and learning environment
  3. Instructional Delivery: Organize a classroom, laboratory or outdoor learning environment so that lighting, distractions, climate control or weather, noise control, seating, audiovisual equipment, teaching aids and safety are considered
  4. Present prepared lessons utilizing specified and recognized methods; adjust presentations to changing conditions in the classroom environment, differences in learning styles, abilities and behaviors
  5. Evaluation and Testing: Administer oral, written and performance tests. Grade results of testing and report test results as required by department policy and/or State Certification.
  6. Provide timely evaluation feedback to students that is objective, clear, relevant and specific enough for the student to make efforts to modify behavior