Course Outcomes Guide: Worker  

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Concepts, Themes, Issues

Process Skills

Assessment Tasks

Intended Outcomes

 

Concepts:

 

·    Benefits (pros)

·    Disadvantages (cons)

·    Income

·    Expenses

·    Net (income, pay, expenses)

·    Job, occupation

·    Career

·    Pay: salary, wages

·    Pay: hourly, weekly, monthly

·    Duties, responsibilities

·    Marketable skills

·    Qualifications

·    Job description

·    Resume, vita

·    Interview

·    Application

·    Cover letter

·    Vacation

·    Sick leave

·    Fringe benefits

·    Insurance

·    Worker's compensation

 

Themes:

 

·    Role of worker

·    Role of family member

·    Role of parent

·    Role of provider

 

 

 

 

 

Issues:

 

·    Working vs. staying at home

·    Part-time vs. full-time employment

 

 

·    Self-assess employability skills; family and personal needs/wants

·    Reflect and evaluate- family, job-related issues

·    Read, interpret, and construct charts, tables graphs

·    Create visual representations from data collected

·    Research information

·    Observe critically

·    Resolve conflict

·    Calculate salary, wages per week; per month

·    Solve problems

·    Make decisions

·    Make oral presentations

·    Read and interpreting for understanding-job ads

·    Write a resume and cover letter

·    Complete job application forms

·    Plan and role-play job interviews and worker-related conversations

·    Use technology: computers, internet, phones, ATM s, appliances

 

 

·    Work in pairs, teams

·    Speak

·    Listen

·    Write paragraph descriptions, summaries, and reports

·    Read with under-standing – comprehension

 

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

 

1.   Make informed decisions about job choices. 

 

2.   Identify and gain    marketable skills for employment.

 

3.   Resolve childcare needs related to employment.

 

4.   Use technology.

 

 

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: Worker

Intended Outcome 1:    Make informed decisions about job choices

 Note to instructors:         Due to the commonalities of this outcome with money management skills, we suggest that Outcome #7: Manage money effectively in the family, from the Family/Education unit (See COG: Family) be learned prior to mastery of the following outcome.

Assessment Task A)               

Assess pros and cons of paid employment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 2:  

Identify and gain marketable skills for   employment.        

 

Assessment Task A)        

Design a job search plan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Intended Outcome 2:    Identify and gain marketable skills for employment.

Assessment Task B)               Problem-solve a work situation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 3:                       

Resolve childcare needs related to employment.

 

Assessment Task A)                                      

Identify childcare options in your community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 3:            

Resolve childcare needs related to employment.  

Assessment Task B)                          

Establish criteria for quality childcare, visit and evaluate a program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 3:               

Resolve childcare needs related to employment.  

Assessment Task C)                     

Evaluate employment decisions based on childcare needs and income. (See also: Family/Education Outcome 7: Manage money effectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 4:            

Use technology to accomplish individual and family goals.

Special Note:                       The following performance task is intended for integration across all three themes: Family/Education, Community, and Worker.

Assessment Task A)                           

Prepare documents using word-processing software.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Task B)                             Use home and community electronic devices.

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 4:             

Use technology to accomplish individual and family goals.

Special Note:                       The following performance task is intended for integration across all three themes: Family/Education, Community, and Worker.

Assessment Task C)                           

Use Internet and web searches to complete an assignment.  

 

 

 

 

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