1200 ERM MOD 1 ASSIGNMENT

 The following should be included in the Module One Exercises’ submission to be considered complete:

  • Student interactivity exercises embedded in the Module One Lecture PPT (worth up to 20 points)
  • Evidence of your completed FEMA computer based training: Lesson 1 (worth up to 40 points)
  • Evidence of your completed FEMA computer based training: Lesson 2 (worth up to 40 points)Module One Exercises

     

    Student Interactivity Exercises: Module One

     

    Instructions:

     

    Please note that the lecture provides detail important to the successful completion of the Student Interactivity Exercises for this module. Please be sure to review the audio lecture prior to completing these exercises.

     

    In order to fully complete the exercises, please do the following:

    (1) Read the question carefully.

    (2) Identify the major concepts related to the question from the textbook (the lectures are very helpful for this).

    (3) Answer the questions fully, using concepts and terminology from the textbook relevant to the question.

    (4) Answer all parts of the questions.

    (5) Cite your sources using APA formatting using https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

    (6) Put all answers in your own words.

     

    If you have questions at any time regarding the questions, please contact your instructor right away. Thank you!

     

    Student Interactivity Questions for all Chapters in the Module [numbers correspond to slide numbers in lecture]:

     

    · Your Student Interactivity Exercises for this module should be submitted in one document, and should be grammatically correct, with APA formatting used.

    · All research used to complete this assignment needs to be cited using APA citation format.

     

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    · In a one page paper in essay format using APA 6th Edition format answer the following questions from Chapter 1:

    · What are the main origins and roots of emergency management?

    · Why did President Jimmy Carter establish FEMA? What were the reasons it was established?

    · What are some of the major successes and failures of FEMA since 1979? What factors led to these successes or failures?

    · Your exercises for this module should be submitted in one document and should be grammatically correct, with the correct spelling using the APA 6th Edition format. Each exercise should be a separate page in your document; all work will be submitted in one file. When you complete one exercise, start the next exercise on the next page. You also need to have a cover sheet and references page using APA 6th Edition format; the body of the paper needs to be in APA 6th Edition format as well.

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    FEMA Computer Based Training: Hello Students you may begin the FEMA course by going to: IS-230.D: Fundamentals of Emergency Management at http://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-230.d and then begin

    Lesson 1- Emergency Management Overview

     

    · Once you have completed a lesson, you are required to take a screenshot of the “lessons list” and paste it onto the final pages of your Student Interactivity Exercises following the references page (if used). You must paste the screenshot at the end of the Student Interactivity Exercises as proof that the lesson has been completed. There should be a checkmark next to the completed lesson. Failure to do so will result in the loss of the points associated with the FEMA Training.

     

     

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    · Write a one page paper in essay format using APA 6th edition format answering the following questions:

    1. Why is scientific research valuable to the practice of emergency management?

    2. What are some of the benefits to understanding science and research?

    3. Why did the U.S. Military begin funding researchers to study disasters in the 1950s? What kinds of questions did the military want answered? What answers have researchers provided over the years?

    · Your exercises for this module should be submitted in one document and should be grammatically correct, with the correct spelling using the APA 6th Edition format. Each exercise should be a separate page in your document; all work will be submitted in one file. When you complete one exercise, start the next exercise on the next page. You also need to have a cover sheet and references page using APA 6th Edition format; the body of the paper needs to be in APA 6th Edition format as well.

     

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    · Locate and read a recent research article (within the past 5 years) on a topic of emergency management interest to you published in one of the Academic journals listed in box 3.3. then write a one page paper in APA 6th Edition format answering the following questions:

    1. What was the primary research question?

    2. How did the researcher(s) gather data to answer the question?

    3. Do you agree with the findings? How could the research have been improved?

    · Your exercises for this module should be submitted in one document and should be grammatically correct, with the correct spelling using the APA 6th Edition format. Each exercise should be a separate page in your document; all work will be submitted in one file. When you complete one exercise, start the next exercise on the next page. You also need to have a cover sheet and references page using APA 6th Edition format; the body of the paper needs to be in APA 6th Edition format as well.

     

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    · Write a one page paper in essay format using APA 6th edition format answering the following questions:

    1. What are the factors that could explain why the number of natural disasters continue to be increasing? Is it that there are just more disasters, other factors, or both?

    2. What is the general purpose(s) of the disaster scales presented in this chapter? How are they used? For whom are these scales useful?

    3. What are some Natech events that could impact your community? Is there any way to identify prepare for or mitigate Natechs?

    · Your exercises for this module should be submitted in one document and should be grammatically correct, with the correct spelling using the APA 6th edition format. Each exercise should be a separate page in your document; all work will be submitted in one file. When you complete one exercise, start the next exercise on the next page. You also need to have a cover sheet and references page using APA 6th edition format; the body of the paper needs to be in APA 6th edition format as well.

     

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    · FEMA Computer Based Training: Lesson 2 – Emergency Management Partners

    · Once you have completed a lesson, you are required to take a screenshot of the “lessons list” and paste it onto the final pages of your Student Interactivity Exercises following the references page (if used). You must paste the screenshot at the end of the Student Interactivity Exercises as proof that the lesson has been completed. There should be a checkmark next to the completed lesson. Failure to do so will result in the loss of the points associated with the FEMA Training.

     

     

    ERM 1200 Introduction to Emergency Management 3

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