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Course Details

Course Code: EDMG502 Course ID: 2828 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course establishes the theoretical foundation that enables the study and understanding of what constitutes ‘disaster’ as a part of the human condition and experience. Students are given a basic understanding of scientific concepts such as fact, theory, and hypothesis. These are then illustrated by analysis and case studies provided by renowned thinkers and writers in the field of emergency and disaster management. Students leave the class with a quality theoretical foundation from which to conduct all of their future master’s-level work.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session
09/26/2022 - 03/03/2023 03/06/2023 - 04/30/2023 March Winter 2023 Session D 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • LO-1: Assess concepts typically associated with scientific research and literature
  • LO-2: Analyze the scholarly works of scientific researcher with respect to emergency and disaster management
  • LO-3: Evaluate the impacts of theory (abstract) on operations (reality)
  • LO-4: Synthesize the lessons to be learned from a large body of research and writing

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • LO-1: Assess concepts typically associated with scientific research and literature
  • LO-2: Analyze the scholarly works of scientific researcher with respect to emergency and disaster management
  • LO-3: Evaluate the impacts of theory (abstract) on operations (reality)
  • LO-4: Synthesize the lessons to be learned from a large body of research and writing
Book Title:Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters: The Economics of Effective Prevention (available free online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2512)
ISBN:9780821380505
Publication Info:World Bank
Author:World Bank Publication
Unit Cost:$51.35
 
Book Title:What Is A Disaster?: New Answers to Old Questions
ISBN:9781413479850
Publication Info:Xlibris, Corp
Author:Perry, R. and Quarantelli, E.L.
Unit Cost:$27.80
 
Book Title:Various resources from Trefry Library and/or the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom.
ISBN:D2L Note
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.