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Ch 14: Ohio APK Multi-Age: Family & Community Involvement

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Let us assist in your review of parenting styles, types of families, successful parent-teach conferences and workplace communication. These videos and quizzes can help you correctly answer questions on family and community involvement in education on the Ohio APK Multi-Age exam.

Ohio APK Multi-Age: Family & Community Involvement - Chapter Summary

Refresh your knowledge of families, parenting, workplace communication and interactions with the community as you study for the Ohio APK Multi-Age exam. Brush up on the following topics with our videos:

  • Parenting styles
  • Family systems and non-traditional families
  • Challenges in the family, such as divorce and violence
  • Changing family patterns
  • Work teams
  • Tips for parent-teacher conferences
  • The communication process and types of communication
  • Effective workplace communication
  • Partnerships with businesses and the community

You can review these lessons on a computer, phone or tablet, anytime you have a few extra minutes. You can proceed through the chapter on your own schedule and stop to review key passages when needed.

Objectives of the Ohio APK Multi-Age: Family & Community Involvement Chapter

In Ohio, passing the APK Multi-Age exam is one of the requirements for licensing to teach several subjects, including computer information science, dance, health and English to speakers of other languages. There are three domains on the exam, and the material from this chapter is covered in questions in the Student Development and Learning domain. That domain accounts for 24% of the exam's total score.

Like the quizzes that follow our lessons, the exam is computer delivered, and all questions in this domain are multiple choice. Our quizzes offer experience in answering questions in this format and also let you gauge your learning to see where you might need extra review.

11 Lessons in Chapter 14: Ohio APK Multi-Age: Family & Community Involvement
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful

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.

Family Systems: Definition and Types

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.

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

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.

Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence

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.

Issues with Changing Family Patterns

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.

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

6. 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.

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers

7. 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.

The Communication Process

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.

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

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.

Elements of Effective Communication in the Workplace

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.

Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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