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COURSE NUMBER: FIRE170
COURSE TITLE:Fire Instructor I
DIVISION:Liberal Arts
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:135
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will train fire fighters the basics of teaching fire subjects and is structured to provide information about human relations in the teaching-learning environment, methods of teaching and proper method of writing lesson plans.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
By the end of this course the student should be able to recognize the Instructor's role and responsibilities as well as show the ability to instruct future fire fighters.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
Methods of Instruction
The Learning Process
Communication Skills for the Instructor
Lesson Plans
The Learning Environment
Training Today: Multimedia Applications
Safety During the Learning Process
Evaluating the Learning Process
Evaluation of the Learning Process
Learning Process Never Stops

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
National Fire Protection Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs.
Fire Service Instructor Principles and Practiced, Jones and Bartlett, 2009.
Fire Service Instructor Principles and Practiced/Student Workbook, Jones and Bartlett, 2009.

EVALUATION:
The methods of evaluating student achievement will include the following:

Two Student Presentations 40%
Midterm Exam 25%
Fianl Exam 30%
Participation 5%

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 113. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2010