|Assignment ID Number||AFFGEHU83939HD|
|Type of Document||Essay|
|Number of Pages||10 Pages|
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Policies
Develop an 18-22 slide analytical PowerPoint presentation that evaluates the effectiveness of policies designed to respond to disasters.
Your presentation should address the following:
Use the following identified measures in assessing the effectiveness of disaster response effort policies:
Have disasters been accurately predicted?
Have citizens and stakeholders been properly notified/warned about disasters?
Have there been effective response and recovery efforts to disasters?
Has there been effective future mitigation efforts in response to disasters?
Are disaster response policies and systems cost efficient?
Apply those measures to specific policies. Provide examples and details.
Analyze and then evaluate the effectiveness of those policies. Are they working, based on the measures you used? If not, why not?
Answer the following questions based on your analysis and evaluation:
Are DHS and FEMA properly organized to effectively deal with natural and technological disasters?
Should FEMA be removed from DHS and made an independent agency reporting to POTUS?
How effective are federal government disaster response policies?
In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the Assignment, you should format your presentation in accordance with the following guidelines:
Include at least two sources in your presentation.
Use one basic slide design and layout.
Use charts and graphs as needed.
Limit slides to between 6 and 8 lines of content.
Use bullets for your main points.
Use speaker notes to fully explain what is being discussed in the bullet points as though you are presenting to an audience.
Use APA citations on appropriate slides.
|Criteria||0 – 1 Points||2 – 3 Point||4 – 5 Points||Total|
|Professional communication||Unprofessional communication; many errors; no APA||Minor grammar, spelling, and APA errors||Postings are professional and in standard written English with APA|
|Complete addressing of assessment criteria||Criteria not fully addressed||Minimal response to criteria; minor aspects missing||All criteria are fully addressed|
|Evidence of critical thinking or extending information||Critical thinking or extending information not evident||Obvious responses to questions; little thought evident||Posts demonstrate critical thinking with evidence base from research or experience|
|Course connections.||No connections provided||Minimal connections provided to readings/activities||Clear connections to readings/activities|
|Submitted an overview / summary of the case selected for analysis. Also identified those procedural steps to be analyzed.||Did not provide an adequate overview or summary of the selected case or failed to identify those steps to be analyzed.||Provides an adequate overview or summary of the selected case and steps to be analyzed though may not be clear or complete.||Case overview is clearly presented including all appropriate investigative steps to be analyzed.|