Teaching about Risk and Resilience Activities
These activities have been submitted by faculty from a range of disciplines as part of the 2014 workshop: Teaching about Risk and Resilience. The activities use a wide array of pedagogic approaches to address teaching about risk and resilience.Help
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Risk Assessment and Regulation in Christchurch, New Zealand
Patricia Stapleton, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
This activity encourages students to apply public policy and risk regulation concepts to the case of the Canterbury Earthquakes in New Zealand. Students review government websites, media reports, and first-person-narratives, analyze and evaluate policy responses, and consider alternate policy solutions.
Subject: Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Natural Hazards, Environmental Science, :Sustainability, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Policy
Special Interest: Hazards, Sustainability
Sea Level Rise and Adaptation
Daniel Spandau, DJS Consulting
Understanding the implications of Sea Level Rise (SER) on coastal communities and the coastal hazards associate with SER.
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning
Special Interest: Sustainability, Global/National Issue, Hazards