Ch 12: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Family & Community Collaboration

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Let us guide you through your preparation for the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment with expert instruction and self-assessment quizzes. You can watch engaging video lessons in this chapter to refresh your knowledge of family and community collaboration in education.

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.

11 Lessons in Chapter 12: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Family & Community Collaboration
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Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful

1. Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful

Parenting styles significantly impact a child's behavior and have long-term consequences. Explore three main parenting styles, including authoritarian, permissive, and neglectful, and examine their near-term and potential long-term effects on children.

Family Systems: Definition and Types

2. Family Systems: Definition and Types

There is no one way to define a family system. Examine some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended, and discover the impact each type of family has on child development.

What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options

3. What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options

The US has recorded a significant increase of non-traditional families in its community. Read through the definitions of different types of non-traditional families existing in the U.S.

Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence

4. Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence

Families openly face challenges today that were kept private back in the day. Explore some of the most common problems and challenges facing modern families, including divorce, mixed families, and family violence.

Issues with Changing Family Patterns

5. Issues with Changing Family Patterns

Family structure varies across culture, and changes over time. Explore dual career, single parent, and blended families, learning the features and potential issues of each and how as life changes people, the family structure may adjust as well

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers

6. Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers

Parent-teacher conferences are meetings organized to gain insight into a student's behavior, with the goal of helping them to succeed. Learn the 8 Ps that can be used to organize parent-teacher conferences: preparation, professionalism, partnership, productivity, proactivity, phone calls, policy and procedure, and principal.

Types of Work Teams: Functional, Cross-Functional & Self-Directed

7. Types of Work Teams: Functional, Cross-Functional & Self-Directed

Work teams have become a popular way of organizing employees in organizations due to their benefits. Learn about the three different types of work teams: functional, cross-functional, and self-directed teams, and how they benefit the organization.

The Communication Process

8. The Communication Process

The communication process requires three basic components: a sender, a channel, and a receiver. Learn more about encoding and decoding, as well as how feedback loops and 'noise' either help or hinder understanding.

Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

9. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

Communication, increasingly important in the workplace, comes in several varieties. Learn more about types of communication including: interpersonal, nonverbal, written, and oral/verbal.

Elements of Effective Communication in the Workplace

10. Elements of Effective Communication in the Workplace

There are a few ways to improve communication in a place of employment. Learn more about the four elements of effective communication in the workplace and it's purpose.

Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

11. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

The relationships between businesses and their communities can be either problematic or beneficial if both parties can see eye to eye over things such as employment, the economy, and the environment. Learn more about partnerships, interactions, and the importance of collaborations, and see some examples.

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