|Short Description:||Disaster Communication|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Humanities & Communication|
|Student contribution band :||Band 3|
|ASCED code :||080509 - Public Relations|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||5 June 2020|
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access for this course.
This course will prepare students for working in a disaster management environment in their own country, and international disaster management principles. Students examine the history of disaster management and the practical application of disaster communication theory. They also investigate disaster management arrangements, the disaster management environment, and leadership in disaster, and examine the role of the communication team in each of these aspects. Students also analyse and apply communication techniques, skills and processes that are unique to disaster communication.
|Semester 2, 2020||Online|