Each of the course modules has associated readings. The readings enhance the module lectures and assignments. You can access the readings through the Modules.
For the purposes of this assignment, the Modules have been divided into two parts:
Module 1: Introduction to Disaster and Emergency Management
Module 2: Disaster Informatics
Module 3: Disaster Management: Research, Organizations, and Information Management
Module 4: Information Professionals and Disaster and Emergency Management
Module 5: Disaster Planning
Module 6: Trends and Course Summary
You will write two (2) summaries – one covering the readings in Modules 1 to 3 (Part I) and one covering the readings in Modules 4 to 6 (Part II).
Instructions for Reading Summary #1
In your summary of Part I, include a listing of five (5) key points that you gained from the readings from Modules 1, 2, & 3. You should provide a brief justification as to why each key point was included in your summary. Your summary should follow APA format and include in-text citations and references to a minimum of at least three (3) readings (one from each module). Provide a list of references at the end of your summary.