Teaching about Risk and Resilience Courses
These course descriptions have been submitted by faculty from a range of disciplines as part of the 2014 workshop: Teaching about Risk and Resilience.Help
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Environmental Science and Policy
Mary Anne Carletta, Georgetown College
This is an upper level college course for environmental science and sometimes political science majors or others who are interested. It consists largely of class discussions of material from an environmental policy ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Policy, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards
Special Interest: Hazards
Jun Zhuang, SUNY at Buffalo
This course provides an overview of modeling techniques and methods used in decision analysis, including multiattribute utility models, decision trees, and Bayesian models. Psychological components of decision ...
Pamela McMullin-Messier, Central Washington University
This is a sociology course but also serves as an interdisciplinary elective for environmental and policy studies; the course revolves around discussion and application of the concepts and theories of environmental ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Environmental Science, Sociology, Geoscience, Environmental Science:Sustainability
Special Interest: Sustainability, Hazards, Global/National Issue
Natural Hazards Planning
Rebekah Paci-Green, Western Washington University
This interdisciplinary course emphasizes creation of safer human settlements through application of hazard mitigation strategies in community planning, site selection and layout, infrastructure design, and building ...
Subject: Environmental Science, :Natural Hazards, Sustainability
Special Interest: Sustainability, Hazards
Vulnerable Populations & Disasters
Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University
This course is designed to critically examine the relationship between social inequality and disaster vulnerability. Special emphasis will be placed on social theories of disaster vulnerability, research examining ...
Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Environmental Science, Sociology, Geography, Environmental Science:Sustainability
Special Interest: Sustainability, Hazards, Student Selected Problem
Tej Gautam, Marietta College
This is a lecture course with a lab component. It is an interdisciplinary in nature and involves field visits and report writing.