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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction & Disaster Cycle

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 68 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Introduction 2m
Introduction to Disaster Cycle and Mitigation Part 1 12m
Disaster Cycle - Mitigation Part 2 13m
Disaster Cycle - Response and Recovery 10m
Disaster Response Panel Discussion Part 1 (optional)15m
Disaster Response Panel Discussion Part 2 (optional)11m
2 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Syllabus10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction & Disaster Cycle30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Personal Preparedness Basics

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 53 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Food 11m
Shelter 10m
Water 16m
Light 14m
2 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Personal Preparedness Basics30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Personal Preparedness Safety

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 78 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Communication 11m
Security 11m
Authority 12m
First Aid 13m
Environmental Concerns 4m
Tools 24m
2 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Personal Preparedness Safety30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Attitudes and Awareness

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 81 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Awareness 17m
Attitude and Awareness - Part 1 8m
Attitude and Awareness - Part 2 15m
Attitude and Awareness - Part 3 10m
Nancy Vickroy - Guest Speaker (optional)26m
2 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Attitudes and Awareness 30m

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