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Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Family & Community Collaboration - Chapter Summary
Explore comprehensive video lessons that take a closer look at family and community collaboration in education. These lessons provide the knowledge you need to answer questions on the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment that address the following:
- Understanding parenting styles and family systems
- Defining the non-traditional family
- Examining divorce, violence and other family challenges
- Identifying tips for managing parent-teacher conferences
- Describing types of work teams, including functional, cross-functional and self-directed
- Examining communication in the workplace
- Analyzing partnerships and interactions with the community
Instructors offer video lessons that make the learning process fun. They present the methods and definitions you need to fully understand family and community collaboration in a visually entertaining package.
Objectives of the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Family & Community Collaboration Chapter
The Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment gauges your readiness to secure an educator license and interact professionally with students from adolescence to young adulthood. The topics in this family and community collaboration chapter are located in the professional environment portion of the exam, which constitutes approximately 16% of the test with an additional 10% dedicated to a written assignment. The self-assessment quizzes that follow the lessons in this chapter and the chapter exam can test your comprehension of these concepts.
The majority of the questions on the assessment are multiple-choice. They typically take the form of a short paragraph, sentence or question and are accompanied by four answers, one of which you must choose as the correct option. Two questions on the assessment are constructed-response and are presented as a work product and case study. Both questions ask you to review a written assignment and then construct a response in 200-300 words.
1. Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful
How do parenting styles differ from one another, and which are most effective? You'll follow expectant parents, Mary and Larry, as they walk their neighborhood and try to learn from other parents.
2. Family Systems: Definition and Types
Families come in all shapes and sizes. In this lesson, we'll examine what makes a family, as well as some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended families.
3. What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options
Although traditional families once dominated many neighborhoods, today, there are lots of ways to form a family beyond the traditional idea of a married mother and father raising children.
4. Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence
The following lesson covers some of the more challenging issues a growing number of families are currently facing, including divorce, blending of families, and abuse. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
5. Issues with Changing Family Patterns
Families have changed a great deal over time. In this lesson, we'll look at dual career, single parent, and blended families. We'll consider the unique issues each can present.
6. Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers
This lesson looks at the best tips for teachers for parent-teacher conferences, in order to help create positive results for both student and teacher. It gives practical examples of real-life situations. The lesson is followed by a practical quiz.
7. Types of Work Teams: Functional, Cross-Functional & Self-Directed
Teams have become a popular way of organizing employees in organizations. This lesson identifies three different types of work teams: functional, cross-functional and self-directed teams.
8. The Communication Process
This lesson describes the process of communication. Terms such as sender, receiver, channel, encoding, decoding, noise, and feedback will be defined and explained with examples.
9. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral
This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.
10. Elements of Effective Communication in the Workplace
Effective communication is a necessity in the workplace. There are four elements of effective communication that help improve the two-way information sharing process. These four specific elements involve being concise and clear, practical, factual and persuasive.
11. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions
Businesses and communities depend on each other for support to create a flourishing, stable, and profitable society. In this lesson, you will learn about the interdependencies between companies and communities as well as their collaborative partnerships.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) APK (003): Practice & Study Guide course
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Cognitive & Physical Development
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Sexual & Social Development
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Learning Processes
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Diversity
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Assessments
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Interpreting Assessment Data
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Curriculum Planning
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Instructional Approaches & Best Practices
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Motivation & Communication
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Classroom Management
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Educator Responsibilities
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Education Oversight & Advancement
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