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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Nassau County Fire Service Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

New York State Principles of Instruction

Location: 
Nassau County Fire Service Academy, Old Bethpage, NY.
Length: 
15 hours (5 weeks).
Dates: 
July 2005 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and use the five steps in teaching technique; select effective teaching methods and utilize proper training aids to deliver appropriate fire service training for a target audience; convert a skills checklist on a fire service topic into a valid performance evaluation; instruct a psychomotor lesson and successfully complete a written cognitive test.

Instruction: 

This course is designed to provide fire service personnel with a background in general teaching methods and introduce them to the delivery of classroom-based instruction.  Methods of instruction include: lectures, class discussions, demonstrations, in-class exercises, audio/visual materials, and supervised practice lessons.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Fire Services Supervision, Leadership, or Educational Methods (8/10) (3/13 revalidation) (4/18 revalidation). 

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