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Intermediate Level

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Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Can explain how humans have understood and accepted disasters and how they have worked to reduce them.

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    Can summarize the theories that explain the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

No prerequisite required

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Conceptual framework for disaster risk management

This module introduces concept of disaster.

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1 video (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 video
1 reading
Concept of Disaster50m
1 practice exercise
Conceptual framework for disaster risk management30m
Week
2
8 hours to complete

Disasters in Korea

This module shows major disasters and theories.

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6 videos (Total 65 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Major Disasters and Following Response Evolution14m
Power-law distribution 18m
Power-law distribution 211m
5 readings
Disaster Risk Management30m
Evolutionary Trajectory30m
Disaster Theories1h 10m
Major Disasters and Following Response Evolution1h 30m
Power-law distribution30m
5 practice exercises
Disaster Risk Management30m
Evolutionary Trajectory30m
Disaster Theories30m
Major Disasters and Following Response Evolution30m
Power-law distribution15m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Sound DRM policies of Korea

This module explains the major DRM policies of the Korean government in accordance with the disaster management phase.

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2 videos (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 readings
Prevention and Mitigation30m
Preparedness, Response, and Relief30m
2 practice exercises
Prevention and Mitigation30m
Preparedness, Response, and Relief30m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Management

This module explains how geospatial information technology can be utilized for disaster damage estimation.

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4 videos (Total 29 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 readings
Analysis of Disaster Damage using Geospatial Information 130m
Analysis of Disaster Damage using Geospatial Information 240m
Moving platform for Acquiring On-site Disaster Information1h
Practice of SFDRR Indicator using Korean Statistical Data10m
Practice of SFDRR Indicator using Korean Statistical Data30m
1 practice exercise
Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction33m

Instructor

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Sohn, Hong-Gyoo

Professor, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

About Yonsei University

Yonsei University was established in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea. Yonsei’s main campus is situated minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul’s metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world. Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia....

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