SUBJECT: LED II Interpersonal Communications and Aerospace Science II Course Syllabus
1. Welcome to AFJROTC, LED II Intercommunication Skillsand Aerospace Science II, The Science of Flight. This course has two parts. The first part includes Wellness and Physical Fitness, the Cadet Handbook, the Leadership Education textbook ,and the Drill and Ceremonies textbook. The second part is the Aerospace Science of Flight and workbook.
2. The Cadet Handbook is your procedural guide for successfully completing this course. It maybe accessed through the DHS website and contains our unit policies, and governing directives and serves as an all-purpose guide for all DHS AFJROTC cadets.
Our Leadership Education course, Intercommunications Skills Leadership II hours stress communications skills and cadet corps activities. Written reports and speeches compliment academic materials. Cadet corps activities include holding positions of greater responsibility in planning and execution of Corps projects.
Course Objectives for Leadership Education:Intercommunication Skills
Comprehend the concepts of effective communications.
Understand himself/herself in relations to others and society in which we live.
Comprehend how teams work to succeed in improving quality and productivity.
Comprehend that Leadership is a very complex art that is essential to the success of the mission.
The Science of Flight is designed to acquaint the cadets with the aerospace environment, the human requirements of flight, principles of aircraft flight and the principles of navigation. The course begins with a discussion of the atmosphere and weather. After developing and understanding of the environment, how that environment affects flight is introduced. Discussions include the forces of lift, drag, thrust and weight. Students also learn basic navigation including map reading, course plotting, and the effects of wind.
Course Objectivesfor Aerospace Science II – The Science of Flight
Understand the atmosphere environment
Understand why Bernoulli’s principle and Newton’s Laws of Motion are applied to the theory of flight.
Know the basic elements of navigation, the four basic navigation instruments, and current methods of navigation.
The Drill and Ceremonies textbook covers the basic aspects of Drill and Ceremonies, such as Drill Positions and Movements, Drill of the Flight, Marching Movements, Drill of the Squadron/Group/Wing, and Formal Drill Ceremonies.
Protocol. In the military, when an officer or military instructor enters the classroom, it is customary for students to call the room to attention until the officer or military instructor tells you to sit down. At Dunnellon High School, we will do the same when a school administrator enters the classroom. See the Cadet handbook for the attention, seats, and at ease commands. At the conclusion of class, students again come to attention until dismissed or until the instructor leaves the classroom.
Discipline. Our class discipline procedures will comply with the Dunnellon High School Discipline Guidelines.
C. Timeliness. All cadets will be in their seats and ready for class at the time
class is scheduled to begin.
D. Class Attendance Policy. I expect you to attend all the Aerospace
Science Course classes and the extra-curricular activities. If you are not
present after 10 minutes of class time, you are considered absent. A
student will be considered truant when absent without parental or guardian permission. A student who is absent is required to make up all coursework missed, regardless of whether the absence is excused or unexcused. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain assignments upon returning to class immediately following an absence. Students will be given a reasonable amount of time to make up any work assignments which were missed during an absence. At least one (1) day shall be allowed for each day of missed work. Students will have no less than the number of days he/she was absent to complete the hand in make-up work for credit. Assignments given by the teacher/instructor two or more weeks (ten school days) in advance will be due on the assigned date. The time and place for a make-up exam will be scheduled by your instructor. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure make-up work/exams are completed and on time. Students shall be excused from any exam, study, or work assignment for observance of a religious holiday or
because the tenets of his/her religion forbid secular activity at such time. The student’s parents/legal guardians must give advance written notification to the school and instructor when a student will be absent for religious reasons. Students will be given an opportunity to make-up any missed exam, study, or work assignment. Students must provide the school/instructor with written documentation for an absence to be excused. Viable excuses are: medical treatment by a licensed physician, observance of a religious holiday, law enforcement order or court subpoena, death of a family member, a natural disaster, or a traffic accident that directly involved the student.
E. Preparation for Class. I expect all cadets to be fully prepared for each class activity. This includes reading the assigned homework material, being prepared to answer the instructor's questions, and participating in class
discussions. Also, be advised that you may receive a quiz about the previous class lecture the next day.
F. Leadership Laboratory (LLAB). $20 Lab Fee required. This is the military training portion of the AFJROTC program. In LLAB, you will learn about military customs and courtesies, and formal military formations; such as, formal school parades, events, and unit formations. Field Trips to Military Bases and Dining-In/Outs (which are part of Lead Lab) will help you gain knowledge and understand the military way of life.