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JEDT 001 - Life Skills
Course Details
Course Code:
JEDT 001

Calendar Description:
Life Skills assists students to develop a comprehensive range of adaptive skills that will enable them to function independently as adults in the community.

Date First Offered:
2010-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 50
Lecture Hours: 50


Total Weeks:
35

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Self Care
Menu Planning
Independent Living
Personal Development (Social Responsibility)
Recreation/Leisure
Community Involvement/Training
Self-Advocacy


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

- Manage personal hygiene, clothing choices, and medication
- Plan weekly menus that include choices from all four food groups
- Perform household management duties including shopping, cooking, cleaning, making beds, and additional household tasks
- Identify and demonstrate normal social behaviour in one-on-one and group interactions in the classroom and in the community
- Explain socially acceptable conduct and behaviours when an individual is out in public/the community
- Identify street signs and explain their meaning
- Participate in the planning of their own life choices



Passing Grade:
Pass (50%)

Grading Weight:
Assignments: 20 %
Participation: 30 %
Other: 50 %


Number of Assignments:
2

Nature of Participation:
Attend to and follow instructions, participate in a group environment, show a positive attitude towards fellow students and instructor, interacts in classroom discussions and be punctual for class

Writing Assignments:
Weekly menu plan and grocery list

Percentage of Individual Work:
10

Percentage of Group Work:
90

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Text Books:

Required - Support Materials, 2000, Discovering Life Skills Volume 1-8 (YWCA). Chapters Covered: Varies
Required - N/A, Support Materials provided by Instructor
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