Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
NNFA-0295
Organization Course Number:
M0566
Location:
Online
Length:
6 weeks (10 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 research
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to guide you through conducting solid research within the fire and life safety services field; evaluate and synthesize the data; and identify, promote, and embrace change within the fire and life safety community.

Learning Outcomes:

  • read, interpret, and apply relevant research in such areas as human behavior, fire dynamics, and other emerging issues
  • identify emerging local, state, tribal, and national fire and life safety challenges and develop strategic solutions
  • demonstrate how research plays a part in community risk reduction
  • scan the environment and conduct valid research into new technologies, trends, laws, and products

General Course Topics:

  • Identifying an issue
  • Identifying resources and collecting initial data
  • Research design plan
  • Collecting additional and supporting data, analyzing data, interpreting findings, and stating conclusions
  • Writing
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials