FFP 2740 Fire Science Course Delivery

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					                               CHIPOLA COLLEGE
                                    COURSE SYLLABUS


COURSE TITLE:                                                   COURSE NUMBER:
Fire Service Course Delivery                                          FFP 2740

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
A course on principles, procedures, and techniques of teaching, with emphasis on methods of
instruction, developing training outlines, use of visual aids, and testing procedures of fire science
instructors. 3 Semester Credit Hours

PREREQUISITES:

NAME(S) OF INSTRUCTOR(S):                          Paul Ladouceur

DATE OF LATEST REVISION:                           2010-2011

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: (Please include title, author, publisher, edition & ISBN)
Active Training, 2nd Edition Mel Silberman

GRADING POLICIES:
The standing of a student in each course is expressed by one of the following letters and
corresponding grading system:
A – 100 – 93
B – 92 – 83
C – 70 – 84
F – 69 – 0
See your First Day Handout for individual instructor practices.
The Chipola Catalog provides specific information regarding other outcomes from the grading
system. A student’s Grade Point Average is derived from the grading system/quality point scale.

DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC [FIRE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY] COMPETENCIES /
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
FFP 2740 is not a general education core course, but is a core Fire Science Course in the area of
Fire Science Technology.
    1. The student will know how to prepare for instruction.
    2. The student will write objectives.
    3. The student will develop lesson plans.
    4. The student will select/prepare learning aids.
    5. The student will analyze tactical considerations.
    6. The student will develop tests.
    7. The student will demonstrate an instructional method/s.
           a) Lecture

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          b) Demonstration
          c) Hands-on
          d) Role plan
          e) Videos
          f) PowerPoint presentations
   8. The student will demonstrate effective speaking techniques.
   9. The student will demonstrate class management techniques.
   10. The student will use learning skills.
   11. The student will promote the learning process by providing a positive learning climate.
   12. The student will evaluate class progress.
   13. The student will administer tests.
   14. The student will critique class performance.
   15. The student will identify procedures for planning/conducting a counseling session.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES FOR [FFP 2740]:
See chart, last page.

MEANS OF ACCOMPLISHING OUTCOMES:
Lecture
PowerPoint presentations
Role play
Demonstrations
Hands on writing projects

LIBRARY AND ON-LINE REFERENCE MATERIALS:
The library is a comprehensive, learning resource center providing information in print,
electronic, and multimedia format to support the educational objectives of the College. In
addition to print media, online catalogs and resources can be accessed through
www.linccweb.org and www.netlibrary.com. Library hours are posted each semester at the
building entrance.
Chipola’s website is located at www.chipola.edu.
See your First Day Handout for individual instructor recommendations and resources.

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES:
The Information Technology Center, located in the library, is equipped with computer
workstations. Lab hours are posted each semester at the building entrance.

ASSIGNMENT SCHEDULE:
 Administration and Orientation
 Preparing for instruction
 Writing objectives
 Developing lesson plans
 Developing tests
 Demonstrate instructional strategies
 Promoting the learning process
 Critique of class performance


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 Identify counseling procedures
 Testing and evaluation
See your First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

ATTENDANCE AND WITHDRAWAL POLICIES:
This program requires that students follow the BFST attendance policy, which basically states
that no student may miss more than 10% of any course. Some class experiences however, have
a mandatory attendance requirement.
Withdrawal policy as stated in the Chipola Catalog.

MAKE-UP POLICY:
Only students with approved absences will be allowed to make up course work and receive
credit. Make-up work will be comparable in content and quality to the course instruction missed.

ACADEMIC HONOR CODE POLICY:
Students are expected to uphold the Academic Honor Code. Chipola College’s Honor Code is
based on the premise that each student has the responsibility to
1) uphold the highest standards of academic honesty in his/her own work;
2) refuse to tolerate academic dishonesty in the college community; and
3) Foster a high sense of honor and social responsibility on the part of students.

Further information regarding the Academic Honor Code may be found in the Chipola Catalog,
Student Governance section.

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES POLICY:
Chipola College is committed to making all programs and facilities accessible to anyone with a
disability. Chipola’s goal is for students to obtain maximum benefit from their educational
experience and to effectively transition into the college environment.

Students with disabilities are requested to voluntarily contact the Office of Students with
Disabilities to complete the intake process and determine their eligibility for reasonable
accommodations.

 LINKING COURSE, DISCIPLINE, AND GENERAL EDUCATION COMPETENCIES

  STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR [FFP 2740]                           COLLEGE LEVEL AND        ASSESSMENT
                                                                     DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC       METHODS
                                                                     GENERAL EDUCATION          USED BY
                       The student will:                               COMPETENCIES*           FACULTY
1.   The student will know how to prepare for instruction.         This course is not a
                                                                   General Education               T
2.   The student will write objectives.                            core Course. It is
3.   The student will develop lesson plans.                        designed to enable
4.   The student will select/prepare learning aids.                students to meet
5.   The student will analyze tactical considerations.             specific
6.   The student will develop tests.                               competencies
7.   The student will demonstrate an instructional method/s.


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 8. The student will demonstrate effective speaking                              identified in the State
     techniques.                                                                 of Florida DOE
 9. The student will demonstrate class management                                Student Performance
     techniques.                                                                 Standards.
 10. The student will use learning skills.
 11. The student will promote the learning process by providing
     a positive learning climate.
 12. The student will evaluate class progress.
 13. The student will administer tests.
 14. The student will critique class performance.
 15. The student will identify procedures for
planning/conducting a counseling session.
                                                       **Assessment Codes
T = Tests                        SP = Skills Performance           Proj. = Projects                 Clin. = Clinicals
Pre/Post = Pre- and Post-Tests   SD = Skills Demonstration         Exp. = Experiments               Port. = Portfolio
OT = Objective Tests             W = Writing Assignments           Cap. Proj. = Capstone Project    Obs. = Teacher Observation
UT = Unit Tests                  E = Essays                        Cap. Course = Capstone Course    Sk. Check = Skills Check-
Q = Quizzes                      DE = Documented Essays            Prac. = Practicum                off Curriculum Frameworks
F = Final Examination            RP = Research papers              Intern. = Internship
CF = Cumulative Final            J = Jury                          H = Homework
                                 R = Recital
For a list of Chipola’s College-Level Competencies, see www.chipola.edu.




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