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Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Map

Curriculum Map for Program Student Learning Outcomes

"I" = Introduces the concept     "R" = Reinforces or contributes additional information
"E" = Emphasis (assuming level of mastery)

Program Student Learning Outcomes Course Fund. of Fire Prev. Intro Fire Officership Build- Const. /Fire Code Minc Fire Admin Rescue Practices FF Tactic's and Strategy Fire Protection/ Systems & Equipment Inv./ Fire & Explosions Fire Hydraulics
 Number  FIRE 1020  FIRE 1030  FIRE 1050  FIRE 1100  FIRE 1130  FIRE 1040  FIRE 1070  FIRE 1120 FIRE 1090
Describe the history and culture of the Fire Service as it pertains to all divisions and disciplines  I R I E I R I I R
Discuss the scope, purpose and organizational structure of the fire service beginning at the recruit level to chief office. I I R R I R I I R
Identify the primary responsibilities of personnel in the varied roles in the fire service.  R  R R R R E R R R
Demonstrate understanding of fire size-up, heavy rescue management and various fire emergencies. R R R R I E R I R
Discuss and explain fire behavior as it pertains to fire ignition, growth and travel.  I  R I I I E R R R
Critique operations of a fire, discuss decision-making and consider fallout of poor decisions in fire science. I R R R R R R I I
Review “after action reports” to determine areas needing correction/development on the fire ground. I I I I I I I I I
Develop management, fire operations and manpower objectives as they apply to different fire scenarios and events. E E E E E E R R R
Define the need for cultural change in the fire service. R R R R R R I I R
Explain fire operations as it pertains to leadership and safety. I E I E I E I R I
Identify and explain the 16 safety initiatives as identified in the FESHE Associate Core Curriculum. I R I R R E I R I
Demonstrate understanding of EMS training, patient didactics and practical skills.   I   I E R      
Identify the needs for effective training programs for the fire service at the local and state level as well at the higher education level. I I I I E I I I I
Relate the knowledge needed to advance to higher levels in the fire service to achieve officer status not excluding the chief officer ranks. R R R R R R R R R
Explain water flow, friction loss and water appliances and how they relate to fire hydraulics. I R I E I E E R E
Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan
Academic Year Outcome(s)

WHICH outcome(s) will you examine in the year indicated?
Course(s)/Program Requirements

WHERE will you look for evidence of student learning (i.e., which course(s), or program requirements)?
Assessment Evidence

WHAT student work or other evidence will you examine in order to generate conclusions and recommendations?
 Assessment Year 1  Outcomes 4 and 5 Through class presentations with written reports to demonstrate fire emergencies as well as through class projects explaining fire ignition, growth, and travel. By direct examination and review of student written assignments and project outcomes, evidence will be presented proving student knowledge based on topics.
Assessment Year 2      
Assessment Year 3      
 

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