Emergency and Civil Protection: Curriculum Design for 30 Hours of Instructional Time

Aurora Jordá
2011 Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management  
This paper describes the experience of designing the curriculum and teaching the subject of Emergency and Civil Protection in a master's program in Spain, from 2006 to the present. With the restrictions set by key descriptors: civil protection, actions in emergencies and major accidents, and an assigned instructional time of 30 hours, the curriculum consists of 3 thematic units: Emergencies, Emergency Plan and Corporate Autoprotection Plan, and Actions. The methodological approach combines
more » ... res with practical exercises, and overcoming the disadvantage of the lack of suitable notes or book for the study, the interest aroused in the students resulted in an egress level of over 80 percent, more than 20 master's theses about autoprotection plans have been defended, and a doctoral thesis is in progress.
doi:10.2202/1547-7355.1908 fatcat:i5na5eq3wvbrnghhkih2laz6fm