Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Performance

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Performance Appraisal and Productivity   (HRM-332)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Performance appraisal is mandated by the Civil Service Reform Act. This course deals with its basic elements, including goal setting, individual and organizational performance measurement, coaching and counseling, and productivity improvement among both unionized and non- unionized employees.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain how performance appraisal is of strategic important to an organization.
  • Outline the role of performance appraisal in productivity improvement.
  • Discuss the elements in an effective performance appraisal process.
  • Explain how ongoing coaching and counseling contribute to a performance-driven organizational culture.
  • Describe examples of differences between the performance appraisal process for unionized employees and the process for non-unionized employees.
  • Explain the features of different performance appraisal formats.
  • Detail current issues and challenges related to performance management.
  • Present specific steps companies are taking to improve organizational performance.

 
Intermediate Guitar II   (MUS-268)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Further intermediate study of guitar technique, sight reading, and literature. Practice in improvisation, chord playing, accompaniment, solos and group performance. This includes study of performance and history of the guitar comparable to four semesters of disciplined study at collegiate level.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Discuss and demonstrate major, minor, and barre chords on the guitar.
  • Discuss proper left hand and right hand technique for guitar playing
  • Argue who the five most important historical figures of the guitar are citing details and important rhetorical points.
  • Demonstrate and discuss improvisation on the guitar.
  • Demonstrate and discuss finger style playing on the guitar.
  • Submit performance recordings of at least five solo performances from either public or private performance.
  • Discuss each of the pieces played and break them down musically discussing the rhythm, melody, and harmony.

 
Voice Repertoire I   (MUS-433)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Intensive voice performance coaching.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • As this is an advanced level examination of the vocal repertoire, the student's narrative will demonstrate the following:
    • A familiarity with the longer vocal forms and genres of Western music, such as song cycles and operatic excerpts.
    • An intimate knowledge of performance practice for each period and style.
    • Familiarity with important composers and repertoire of each era.
    • Comprehensive technique to instill confidence in singing in the important languages of the repertoire.
  • As part of the portfolio, the student can demonstrate through video performances the level of accomplishment in the categories of outcomes outlined above. Performances can be public or private, and representing a personal performance or one of a student (with evidence of teacher/student relationship).

 
Voice Repertoire II   (MUS-434)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued intensive voice performance coaching. 
Contract Administration   (OPM-409)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Information relative to administering government contracts is provided including contract management and contract administration.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Information relative to administering government contracts is provided including contract management and contract.
  • Analyze the contractor performance for purposes of payment
  • Explain the difference between contract performance and material non-performance
  • Explain difference between government and commercial contracting
  • Explain difference between contracting and subcontracting
  • Explain the different types of contracts

 
Asian Theater   (THA-326)   3.00 s.h.  
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Asian plays and performance forms in their cultural and artistic contexts; myth, ritual, and the theater; performance training, visual presentation of the text; political theater; intercultural performance- the fusion of Asian and Western traditions. 
Latino Theater   (THA-332)   3.00 s.h.  
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Latino plays and performance forms on their cultural and artistic contexts; myths, ritual, and the theater; performance training, visual presentation of the text; political theater; intercultural performance. 
Flight Engineer A   (AVF-341)   3.00 s.h.  
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Regulations governing the duties of a flight engineer, basic aerodynamics, aircraft performance, engines and systems, weight and balance, and normal and emergency procedures. 
Flight Engineer B   (AVF-342)   3.00 s.h.  
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Regulations governing the duties of a flight engineer, basic aerodynamics, aircraft performance, engines and systems, weight and balance, and normal and emergency procedures. 
Flight Dispatcher A   (AVF-344)   3.00 s.h.  
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Federal Aviation Regulations, meteorology, air navigation, aircraft weight and balance, aircraft performance, communications, simulated instrument flight, air traffic control procedures, and practical dispatching. 
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