In this course, students will understand the concepts of rights versus responsibilities. Students will discuss the rights and responsibilities appropriate to their own situations, locate law enforcement facilities in their community, become familiar with procedures for dealing with fines and tickets, find and engage the services of low cost legal consultation, utilize consumer protection services, and drive legally and responsibly.
In this course, students will investigate health and safety issues related to prospective housing, understand energy and utility assistance programs, know their rights and responsibilities when renting, understand how to comparison-shop for the best rental units, know the financial support options and opportunities for first-time homeowners, and know the basics about leases, contracts and insurance.
In this course, learners will prepare a resume, cover letter, and post-interview thank you correspondence. They will also practice interview skills, such as greetings, introductions, questions for the interviewer, and appropriate attire and body language. learners will also distinguish between legal and illegal interview questions.
In this course, learners will prepare for the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles knowledge and sign tests for obtaining a driver's license. They will use vocabulary for parts of the interior and exterior of the motor vehicle, traffic signs, directions, and commands that may be used in the road test.
In this course, learners will prepare for the U.S. citizenship interview. They will prepare to answer all of the 100 history and government questions which may be asked as well as the written English portion of the interview.
Students will understand the local/state government structure, identify appropriate local/state government officials, list services provided by the local/state government, list their responsibilities as community members, and understand how to participate in their local/state government.
In this course, students will obtain a library card, navigate the library and its resources, use the checkout system, use the various services and activities the library offers and access information with relative ease from the major resources of the library.
In this course, students will locate schools in the community, learn the entry requirements for children to enter a school, fill out forms accurately, interact with school personnel appropriately, learn the names of children's teachers, understand the importance of memos sent home from school, learn how to get help reading school correspondence if necessary. Students will learn how to display children's work at work, understand report cards and reasonable expectations, understand attendance policies, learn how to report when family moves, understand basic parents' rights, know how to request special services and understand the importance and rules for extracurricular activities.
In this course, students will learn the basic banking services available to them, use cash and money orders safely, open and learn how to manage a checking and savings account, understand interest rates and credit, read bank statements accurately, fill out loan forms accurately, understand basic budgeting, and use credit wisely to establish credit rating.
In this course, students will know the locations and scope of local health care facilities, make and cancel appointments, fill out basic forms accurately, gain a basic understanding of what insurance benefits are, understand what the local immunization schedule is and where services are located, know when and how to use emergency care, understand the importance of following directions when using medical prescriptions, understand basic patients' rights, and ask for and interpreter when necessary.
Introduces the fundamentals associated with the properties of silicon controlled devices used in industry. Both DC and AC operating characteristics will be explored as well as the application of silicon controlled devices used in industrial circuit controls. Circuit analysis utilizes project based labs where students experience the practical application of skills learned in IET 1 and 2.
Explore techniques and approaches to crisis intervention and stress management for providers in the human services field. Determine strategies for initial intervention, diffusion and assessment, resolution and/or referral, with emphasis on safety. Explore physiological processes regarding the short and long term approach to stress. Determine secondary traumatization, burnout and remediation techniques. Evaluate critical incident debriefing. Assess boundaries and ethical issues commonly found with crisis intervention and stress management. Apply basic counseling techniques including motivational interviewing. Apply reflective practitioner methods.
Introduce the concepts of electrical systems including transformers, the potential dangers of electrical power and the application and safety standards related to electrical power components. Utility, industrial and alternative power generation and distribution systems are discussed. Advanced concepts including power factor correction are covered. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Introduces the fundamental principles of direct current (DC) and the effects of resistance, capacitance and inductance operating within the DC electrical and magnetic fields. Circuit analysis utilizes project based labs where students experience the practical application of Ohm’s, Watt’s, Kirchhoff’s and Lenz’s laws. Learning experiences in IET 1 will be continued and expanded upon in IET 2.
Introduces the fundamental principles of alternating current (AC) and the effects of resistance, capacitance and inductance operating at 60 Hertz (Hz) single phase within the AC electrical and magnetic fields. Circuit analysis uses project based labs where students experience the practical application of Ohm’s, Watt’s, and Faraday’s laws. Learning experiences in IET 2 build upon those in IET 1 and will be continued and expanded upon in IET 3.
Evaluate human sexual behavior across the lifespan. Evaluate the history of sex. Analyze sexology. Differentiate between gender roles. Identify physiological differences between sexes. Explore differences in sexual orientation, sexually transmitted diseases and methods of contraception. Analyze sexual abuse and sex for sale. Assess boundaries and ethical issues commonly found when discussing sexual issues with clients. Apply reflective practitioner methods.
In this workshop you will be introduced to a new set of basic tools - the tools of a job site trainer. You will explore the skills that are necessary to be an effective trainer, discover how to deliver hands-on training, and examine the process for giving useful feedback.
Apply advanced concepts involving digital electronics and electronic devices. Operational characteristics of advanced digital circuits will be explored and analyzed. Project based labs will allow learners to demonstrate an understanding of digital integrated circuits including combinational logic, counter circuits and storage circuits. IET 6 expands on IET 3 and IET 5.