FS 131 Fire Service Instructor • 3 Cr.
Emphasizes the study, application, and evaluation of teaching methodology and techniques that can prepare an individual as a fire service instructor. Course meets NFPA 1041 standards.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Identify the basic traits of adult learner.
- Describe the basic elements that motivate people to learn.
- Given a demonstration, identify four components of communication.
- List five characteristics of effective instruction.
- Identify and describe the following components of a lesson plan:
- Identify and discuss instructor attitudes and language that contribute to student success.
- Describe the learning environment and how it impacts student retention.
- Demonstrate effective use of media equipment and various teaching aids.
- Repoduce a 20 minute lesson plan using two tyes of instructional media.
- Recall the importance of the use of questioning as a learning tool.
- Demonstrate the ability to speak in a clear, modulated voice, free of distracting mannerisms, and language errors.
- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate student performance during the 20-minute presentation.
- Demonstrate appropriate evaluation of a written test, an oral examination and a performance test.
- State the benefits and purpose of training records and report forms including progressand achievement reports.
- Describe equal opportunity and affirmative action programs in relationship to fire service instruction.
- Identify NFPA standards that regulate safety practices.