Building and Maintaining Your Emergency Management Program (Lessons Learned). Associate’s Degree and Certificate Levels. Know Your Area Demographics. How many potential students are there?. Who are they? Traditional Older returning Business/industry?. Why are they taking courses?
Associate’s Degree and Certificate Levels
The method of delivery will depend largely on your students and their schedules.
Course offerings can be made in a way that accommodates different schedules, needs, and learning styles.
Courses can be modified or adapted so the information can fit specific needs.
For example, students in an emergency planning course should be able to adapt the material to fit their situations such as businesses, schools, community, etc.
Courses may be offered in 8 or 16 week formats.
Online courses are the most flexible for students’ time
Hybrid courses require a minimal amount of time in class
Traditional courses may fit some (more traditional) students’ schedules
Expect some difficulties getting started until you find out what delivery system works best for your students.
Feedback from the students will help you to adjust the content to fit their needs.
Whatever you decide to do, it is always well to…..
Ask the students!