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Academic Emergency Management and Related Courses for the Higher Education Program

Catastrophe Readiness & Response Pre-Conference Workshop CD

The one-day (7 hour) session presented during the 9th Annual Emergency Management/Homeland Security/Defense Higher Education Conference, June 6-8, 2006,  consisted of the instructional system design process as applied to the development and implementation of a collegiate- or graduate level course on preparedness for catastrophic disasters. 

CD contains the following:

  • Catastrophe Management Course Resources
    • Books
    • Articles
    • Videos
    • Exercises, Simulations and Games
    • Relevant Websites
  • How to Design and Teach a College Course on Catastrophe Readiness & Response, Power Point Presentation
  • Leading From the Front: Law Enforcement’s Role in Combating and Preparing for Domestic Terrorism (The International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Response to the Attacks on the United States of America on September 11, 2001)
  • Summary Pre-Conference Course on Catastrophic Disaster Course Development, Power Point Presentation
  • Task Assessments: Catastrophic Disaster Course, Power Point Presentation
  • Task Specific Learning Objectives
  • Prepared Tasks – Combined Survey and Conference Course (tasks bulleted, learning objectives indented with dash-)
  • Changing Homeland Security: Teaching the Core (Article by Christopher Bellavita and Ellen M. Gordon published in Homeland Security Affairs, Volume II, Issue 1, 2006, Article 1)

*To order a copy of the CD send an email containing name, mailing address and phone number to Barbara Johnson, Higher Education Project Assistant, at

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