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Course Details

Course Code: EDMG515 Course ID: 3849 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course provides an overview of what is known about natural hazards, disasters, recovery, and mitigation, how research findings have been translated into policies and programs, and a sustainable hazard mitigation research agenda. The course also provides an examination of past disaster losses and hazards management over the past 50 years, including factors--demographic, climate, social--that influence loss.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

(LO = Learning Objectives)

LO-1: Demonstrate proficiency in the use of selected research methods and tools.

LO-2: Describe and examine the differences between hazards and mitigation efforts

LO-3: Accomplish specific research tasks: hypothesis construction, conceptualizing terms, literature review, data collection, critical analysis, and communicate findings.

LO-4: Evaluate data and critically assess research findings about local and federal emergency management in disaster mitigation

LO-5: Recognize and implement techniques for hazard mitigation to ensure resiliency in communities.

LO-6: Show graduate level critical thinking and writing.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

(LO = Learning Objectives)

LO-1: Demonstrate proficiency in the use of selected research methods and tools.

LO-2: Describe and examine the differences between hazards and mitigation efforts

LO-3: Accomplish specific research tasks: hypothesis construction, conceptualizing terms, literature review, data collection, critical analysis, and communicate findings.

LO-4: Evaluate data and critically assess research findings about local and federal emergency management in disaster mitigation

LO-5: Recognize and implement techniques for hazard mitigation to ensure resiliency in communities.

LO-6: Show graduate level critical thinking and writing.

Book Title:Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management 1st Edition - eBook available through the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780124201347
Publication Info:Elsevier Lib
Author:T. Islam & J. Ryan, PhD
Unit Cost:$101.35
 
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.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.