Old Course Code: ITIIR
Instructional Hours: 36.00
ACE Code: ITIIR
Objective: To prepare the student to use instructional methodologies that address various learning styles and teaching methods and to plan and develop lessons and programs for the purpose of delivering instruction. Versions 1 and 2
Learning Outcome: Version 1: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe and define instructional terms, use reference materials, use various instructional methods and techniques, use instructional materials and aids, evaluate learning, maintain training records and reports, describe concepts of learning, use communications methods and skill and be aware of instructor rolls and responsibilities. Students must demonstrate proficiency in instructional skills, receive satisfactory evaluations on classroom presentation and complete a term paper. Students must also complete an out-of-class "take home" examination and score 70% or better on the in-class, multiple choice examination.
Version 2: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to plan and develop all aspects of course curriculum, including a needs analysis, task analysis, course goals and objectives, a lesson plan, instruction support materials and evaluation instruments. (NFPA 1041: Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications) Students must demonstrate proficiency in instructional skills, receive satisfactory evaluations on classroom presentation and complete a term paper. Students must also complete an out-of-class "take home" examination and score 70% or better on the in-class, multiple choice examination.
Course Content: Version 1: Major topics covered in the course are the development process, task analysis, developing goals and objectives, course development and lesson outline, developing instructional materials, instructional techniques, lesson preparation and delivery, evaluation process and methods, student records and reports, and participation in group activities and presentations.
Version 2: Major topics covered in the course are planning instruction, the five-step process for planning and training management; needs analysis; course objectives; task analysis; lesson plan components; formats; creating, modifying, adapting, and using lesson plans; testing and evaluation; management and supervision of training; policies, records, scheduling, and standards; recruiting and selecting instructors; and budget and resource management.
Methods of Instruction: Version 1: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, case studies, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, research paper preparation and presentation, test, presentations and a research paper.
Version 2: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, a research paper, papers, observations and developing and presenting a training program.
The prerequisite for this course is successful completion of MFRI Instructor I (MGMT 110), OR MFSPQB, NPQS, or IFSAC Fire Service Instructor I certification.
Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for:
- Fire Service Instructor II
- Fire Service Instructor III