Course Outcomes Guide: Community  

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Course Outcomes Guide by Levels: Community
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Course Outcomes Guide: Community  

Overview Graphic for Community

 

Concepts, Themes, Issues

Process Skills

Assessment Tasks

Intended Outcomes

 

Concepts:

·    Social agencies

·    Research

·    Rights and Responsibilities

·    Domestic violence

·    Child abuse and Discipline

·    Driver’s permit and license

·    Car insurance

·    Bus schedule

·    Car seats/seat belts

·    Safety

·    Social action

·    Critical analysis

·    Culture

·    Contract

 

Themes:

·    Community resources

·    Legal rights and responsibilities

·    Community and social issues

·    Cultural awareness

 

Issues:

·    Cultural analysis

·    Cultural conflict

·    Negotiating change in cultural values

·    Making personal and family choices

·    Parent involvement in child’s education

·    Problem-solving

·    Taking social action

·    Being a citizen of the community

·    Public vs private transportation

 

·    Read, interpret and construct poster, chart, collage

·    Make oral presentations

·    Self-reflection

·    Make comparisons

·    Critical analysis of information

·    Make decisions

·    Write a description

·    Write a persuasive letter

·    Interpret legal language

·    Use telephone menus

·    Make an appointment

·    Sign an agreement

·    Evaluate and prioritize

·    Identify personal needs

·    Express opinions

·    Research community agencies, social issues, and history, using Internet, telephone, interviews, newspapers, library, etc.

·    Solve a problem

·    Initiate and/or organize a group activity

 

 

1.   Increase awareness 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 in community decision-making

 

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

 

4.   Participate in community events and celebrations

 

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

 

 

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

 

             

 

What concepts, themes, issues 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   to DO in real-life situations for which we must be responsible  in  this program?

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Course Outcomes Guide by Levels: Community

Intended Outcome 1:    

Increase awareness of and access resources in the community.  

 

Assessment Task A)              

Identify resources in the community  where you need to use English, access services, or get support or help. Prioritize the top three resources needed.  

(see Resource Section for Oregon State Even Start Evaluation pages, Life Skills and Community Resources Inventories)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 1:         

Increase awareness of and access resources in the community.

 

Assessment Task B)              

Research and Access community resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Assessment Task C)              

Use a map to Locate places in the community.

 

 

 

 

 


Intended Outcome 2:   

Demonstrate knowledge of and exercise one’s rights and responsibilities in the U.S.

 

Assessment Task A)  

Negotiate changes in rights and responsibilities from the native culture to U.S. culture in the areas of:

·        Laws about drugs and alcohol

·        Domestic violence (legal rights and responsibilities, cycle of violence, etc.)

·        Laws about housing and race [LVA-GH Lesson 2, 10; Crossroads Café Units 11 and 18]

·        Civil rights (free speech, search and seizure, deportation/immigration, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

  

Intended Outcome 2:             

Demonstrate knowledge of and exercise one’s rights and responsibilities in the U.S.   

Assessment Task B)             

Communicate effectively with the child’s teacher (See Lesson Plans: Sample Lesson 2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Intended Outcome 2:              

Demonstrate knowledge of and exercise one’s rights and responsibilities in the U.S.  

Assessment Task C)                          

Demonstrate understanding of child abuse laws.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 2:    

Demonstrate knowledge of and exercise one’s rights and responsibilities in the U.S.  

Assessment Task D)       

Demonstrate understanding of laws pertaining to driving, car ownership, and                        transportation choices.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Intended Outcome 3:              

Participate and take leadership in community decision-making.

Note to Instructor:           Community can be defined as the family or the classroom. [Taking leadership in the classroom community can include the following: explain, initiate activity that helps a peer, organize activity with instructor, organize an activity with a group of peers, help to orient a new learner.

Assessment Task A)   

Given a community or social issue, gather information about the issue (using the newspaper, internet, TV, friends, etc.) [LVA-GH Lessons I, 8].  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Task B)                                      

Take social action.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 4:             

Increase understanding of community events and celebrations.

 

Assessment Task A)         

Demonstrate knowledge of US history and customs.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Assessment Task B)                                      

Participate in a community event.  

 

 

 

 

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