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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Bruno Takahashi, Michigan State University
This course addresses research on the communication of health and environmental risks. We will address current thinking about the nature of risk, risk perceptions, decision-making and theoretical perspectives on ...
Subject: Sociology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Environmental Science, Geoscience
Special Interest: Hazards
Economics of Hazards & Disasters
Lorraine Motola, Metropolitan College of New York
This course, Economics of Hazards and Disasters, provides a comprehensive overview of the economic aspects of hazards and disasters through a review of the concepts, analytical tools and policies to aid emergency ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Sustainability
Special Interest: Sustainability, Hazards, Student Selected Problem
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 ...