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Course Code: EDMG503 Course ID: 2827 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This is a survey course that is designed to introduce students to the concepts of emergency management. Topics covered include the history of the field, hazard analysis, mitigation, planning, communication, response, recovery, and terrorism. Students conduct interview research with an emergency manager and conduct a site visit of an emergency operations center. Students can use this course to springboard into advanced topics within the field as offered by other courses, and is a great place for students to begin their emergency management degree programs.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 11/01/20||Summer 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 12/27/20||Fall 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 02/28/21||Winter 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to
Forums: To achieve full credit for a forum, one must: create an original post; respond to a minimum of two classmates; respond to everyone who responded to you. Posts must be thoughtful and responses helpful in a way that enhances understanding of the topics and issues. Forum inputs MUST be accomplished during the assigned weeks.
Reaction Papers and Assignment 1A – 6A: Papers will be graded using the APUS graduate rubric, with attention paid to comprehension, depth of knowledge, and clear expression of ideas and arguments. Additionally, adherence to APA conventions will be required.
|Wk1 Forum: Introduction||4.80 %|
|Wk 1-2 Forum: Risk Assessment, Hazard Identification, Preparedness||8.80 %|
|Wk 3-4 Forum: Hazard Mitigation and Hazard Preparation||8.80 %|
|Wk 5-6 Forum: Global Warming/Climate Change||8.80 %|
|Wk 7-8 Forum: EOC Results||8.80 %|
|Weekly Assignments||60.00 %|
|Wk 1 Assignment: Acknowledgement||0.60 %|
|Wk3-4: History, Risk Assessment, Mitigation, and Preparedness||17.70 %|
|Wk5-6: Protection, Response, Recovery, and Communications||17.70 %|
|Wk7-8 Assignment: EOC Site Visit||24.00 %|
Note: All required texts are available as ebooks from the Amazon.com Kindle store, if not from the publisher. It is not necessary to own a Kindle. A free Kindle app is available for both PCs and MACs. Ebooks in most cases are provided at reduced cost and ebook use is encouraged.
|Book Title:||Introduction to Emergency Management, 3rd ed. - eBook available in the APUS Online Library|
|Author:||Haddow, G.D., Bullock, J.A. & Coppola, D.P.|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
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