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Program Outcome Guide (POG): Family Literacy       

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Table of Assessments Tasks and Intended Outcomes
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Table of Assessments Tasks and Intended Outcomes

Themes, Concepts, Issues      Process Skills            Assessment Tasks                 Intended   Outcomes

  Concepts:

·      needs

·      goals

·      cultural differences

·      laws

·      rights/         responsibilities

·      employment

·      family roles: parent, children, relatives, in‑laws

·      education

·      child development

·      community

·      social services

·      welfare

·      job skills

·      technology

·      interpersonal relationships

·      job search

·      conflict resolution

·      advancement and promotion

·      budget/money management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issues:

·      healthcare

·      childcare

·      employment: part-time vs. full-time

·      safety

·      inclusion/prejudice/         bias

·      money

·      citizenship

 

Themes:

·      parent/family member

·      community member

·      worker

  (adapted from the 16 EFF Standards —

See Resource Section)

Communication:

·      read with understanding

·      convey ideas in writing

·      speak so others can understand

·      listen actively

·      observe critically

Decision-making:

·      use math to solve problems and communicate

·      solve problems and make decisions

·      plan

Interpersonal relations:

·      cooperate and work with others

·      advocate and influence peers

·      resolve conflict and negotiate

·      guide and help others

Lifelong learning:

·      initiate and take responsibility for learning

·      reflect and evaluate

·      learn through research

·      use information and communication technologies

 

 

Goal Setting:

1. Assess and set individual and family goals

  1. Identify family and individual goals
  2. Identify steps to take and activities toward achievement of goals

2. Review quarterly to check progress and revise as needed.

  Family:

1.    Balance demands and needs of family members.

A.      Identify and analyze time use in the three roles.

B.       Identify sources of stress and solutions.

2.    Clarify roles in a new cultural context.

  1. Clarify roles and personal comfort level.
  2. Reflect on personal history and transmit culture to children.

3.    Use a problem-solving process to resolve a family problem.

4.    Take an active role in child’s healthcare.

  1. Describe common health problems.
  2. Make an appointment and take child to well-child visit.
  3. Demonstrate healthy dental practices.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of good nutrition.
  5. Create a book on healthcare.

5.    Take an active role in child’s education.

  1. Participate in a parent-teacher conference or home visit.
  2. Attend at least one school function in addition to parent-teacher conference. 
  3. Do an activity at home with your child on a regular basis for six weeks.
  4. Observe your child’s play and evaluate his development.
  5. Make informed decisions about television as a family activity. 
  6. Tell a story to your children.

6.    Establish a safe home environment.

  1. Evaluate your home for child safety.
  2. Demonstrate how to select, install, and use a car seat for your child.
  3. Conduct a fire drill in your home.
  4. Demonstrate how to get emergency help
  5. Make a First Aid kit for your home.

7.    Manage money effectively.

  1. Clarify family roles and attitudes toward money.
  2. Evaluate the effects of advertising on buying behavior.
  3. Use comparison-shopping to manage expenses.
  4. Create a plan to manage money in your family or for a fictional family.

Community:

1.        Increase awareness of and access resources in the community

  1. Identify and Prioritize community resources
  2. Research and Access resources
  3. Use a map to locate places in the community

2.        Demonstrate knowledge of and exercise one’s rights and responsibilities in the US

  1. Negotiate changes in rights and responsibilities from the native culture to the US culture
  2. Communicate effectively with child’s teacher
  3. Demonstrate understanding of child abuse laws
  4. Demonstrate understanding of laws about driving, car ownership, and transportation choices

3.        Participate and take leadership in community decision-making

  1. Gather information about community or social issue
  2. Take social action

4.        Increase understanding of community events and celebrations

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of US history and customs
  2. Participate in a community event

Worker:

1.        Make informed decisions about job choices

A.      As a parent, assess the pros and cons of paid employment

2.        Identify and gain marketable skills for employment

A.      Design a job search plan

B.       Problem solve a work scenario

3.        Resolve childcare needs related to employment

  1. Identify child care options
  2. Visit and evaluate a provider
  3. Analyze income and expenses incurred from a possible job and make final decisions

4.        Demonstrate the use of technology

  1. Prepare documents using word processing software
  2. Use home and community electronic devices
  3. Use internet and web searches to complete assignments

Themes

Culture:

1.    Deepen knowledge of both one’s own cultural identity and the US culture.

2.    Identify and negotiate points of conflict

Personal Development:

1.    Assess and set individual and family goals.

2.    Review regularly to check progress.

Roles

Family/Education:  Based on family and individual strengths, parent can…

1.    Balance demands and needs of family members

2.    Clarify roles in a new cultural context

3.    Apply strategies to resolve a family problem.

4.    Support children’s development by taking an active role in their healthcare

5.    Recognize their role as their child’s first teacher and take an active part in their education

6.    Establish a safe home environment

7.    Manage money effectively in the family

 

Community:   As an integral member of the community…

1.    Increase awareness of and access resources in the community

2.    Demonstrate knowledge of and exercise one’s rights and responsibilities in the US

3.    Participate and take leadership in community decision-making

4.    Increase understanding of community events and celebrations

Worker:

1.    Make informed decisions about job choices

2.    Identify and gain marketable skills for employment

3.    Resolve childcare needs related to employment

4.    Demonstrate the use of technology

What themes, concepts must be understood? What skills must be learned? What can students do in this program to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the outcome? What do students need to be able real-life situations for which we are responsible in this program?

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