Fire Service Instructor: Principles And Practice / Edition 1

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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), and International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) are pleased to bring you Fire Service Instructor: Principles and Practice, a new text developed to meet and exceed the 2007 Edition of NFPA 1041, Standard for Instructor Professional Qualifications. This text, which utilizes a case-based approach to learning in order to encourage critical thinking, is the core of an integrated teaching and learning system for Fire Instructor I and II level courses. Fire Service Instructor: Principles and Practice is not only designed to help students meet the requirements to become a fire instructor, but also to empower them to become great educators within the fire and emergency services.

Listen to a Podcast with Fire Service Instructor: Principles and Practice editor Forest Reeder to learn more about this training program!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763749101
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/12/2008
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 1,284,371
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Introduction 1

Ch. 1 Today's Emergency Services Instructor 2

Ch. 2 Legal issues 22

Pt. II Instructional Delivery 39

Ch. 3 Methods of Instruction 40

Ch. 4 The Learning Process 56

Pt. III Practical Applications 73

Ch. 5 Communication Skills for the Instructor 74

Ch. 6 Lesson Plans 88

Ch. 7 The Learning Environment 114

Ch. 8 Training Today: Multimedia Applications 128

Ch. 9 Safety During the Learning Process 148

Pt. IV Evaluation and Testing 163

Ch. 10 Evaluating the Learning Process 164

Ch. 11 Evaluating the Fire Service Instructor 190

Pt. V Program Management 205

Ch. 12 Managing the Training Team 206

Ch. 13 The Learning Process Never Stops 230

App. A Analyzing Evaluation Instruments 242

App. B Resources for Conducting Live Fire Training Evolutions 246

App. C Resources for Fire Service Instructors 258

App. D An Extract from: NFPA 1041, Standardfor Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, 2007 Edition 272

App. E NFPA 1041, Standardfor Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, 2007 Edition, Correlation Guide 276

Glossary 278

Index 282

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