Emergency Management Degree

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14 Νοε 2013 (πριν από 3 χρόνια και 7 μήνες)

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Jane Kushma, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL


Developing Competency
-
Based
Emergency Management Degree
Programs

Outline


Evolution of emergency management curriculum
development


The case for attention to competencies


Challenges and opportunities


Possible frameworks


Implementation approaches


Resources

Evolution


The early days


Post 9/11 boom


Current trends


Curriculum of the future

The case for competencies


Rationale


The competency literature


Important distinctions… knowledge areas/
skills/professional behaviors; layers/levels; proficiency
metrics

What are the challenges?


Diversity of the “communities”


Lack of consensus re required curriculum


Measurement issues


Motivation and incentives


Others?


Possible frameworks


CEM… the concept
and

the credential


EM Principles


IAEM S&P Competency Framework for Emergency
Managers (TBD)


Other influences and frameworks…?

Implementation strategies


Competency domain development initiative


Assessment development initiatives, e.g., GWU’s VHA work


Share instructional/assessment best practices (e.g.,
experiential learning, simulations, virtual reality
applications)


Others?


EM Resources


CEM
http://www.iaem.com/certification/generalinfo/cem.htm



IAEM EM Principles
http://www.iaem.com/EMPrinciples/index.htm



FEMA ISP, Professional Development Series
http://training.fema.gov/IS/searchIS.asp?keywords=PDS

CBE Resources


Internet Resources for Higher Ed Outcome Assessment
http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/UPA/assmt/resource.htm



Association of American Colleges and Universities,
Assessment Resources
http://www.aacu.org/resources/assessment/index.cfm