Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Teaching Homeland Security: A European Approach

Posted: August 23, 2016 at 2:36 pm, Last Updated: September 14, 2016 at 12:56 pm

Maria Carla De Maggio and Roberto Setola Abstract The appropriate curriculum to build a strong Homeland Security Master’s program is challenging because the environment has no well-defined boundaries.  Indeed, creating a static curriculum would not adequately address the ever-changing needs of our global security concepts. Furthermore, academia is not constrained to a particular definition of […]

Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience: Educating the Next Generation of Private Sector Leaders

Posted: January 21, 2016 at 11:09 am

By Mark D. Troutman, PhD, Director Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security, George Mason University In January of 2015, the Business School of George Mason University introduced a specialized Critical Infrastructure track to complement its existing Executive MBA (EMBA) program.  Now in its second year of offering, this innovative program offers some early insight […]

From Our Partners: TISP Presents the 2016 Collegiate Infrastructure Challenge and Call for Sponsors

Posted: January 21, 2016 at 10:53 am

The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) Council of the Society of American Military Engineers Presents The 2016 Collegiate Infrastructure Challenge at The Critical Infrastructure Symposium (CIS) The Charleston Marriott, Charleston, South Carolina At the 2016 Critical Infrastructure Symposium on April 4th, The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) Council of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) will […]

The Critical Infrastructure Higher Education Initiative – Dynamic Resources for a Dynamic Field

Posted: January 20, 2016 at 11:10 am

Christie Jones, Education Program Manager Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security, George Mason University The Critical Infrastructure Higher Education Initiative (CI HEI), a partnership between the George Mason University Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Infrastructure Protection, continues to be on the forefront […]

Integrating Active Learning into Infrastructure Security and Resilience Curriculum

Posted: January 15, 2016 at 2:51 pm

Ryan Baggett, Ed.D.,Associate Professor, Homeland Security Eastern Kentucky University For decades, the concept of active learning has been an academic “buzzword” with faculty being encouraged to seek innovative alternatives to traditional lecturing in an effort to enhance student learning.   Since the term “active learning” can be defined in many ways, it will be broadly defined […]

Infrastructure Educational Strategies: Understanding the Scope and Scale of It

Posted: January 7, 2016 at 3:07 pm, Last Updated: January 7, 2016 at 3:11 pm

Robert McCreight,  GMU—CIP Fellow  The task of determining the scope and scale of our national infrastructure pulls us toward a frank and thorough assessment of essential infrastructure elements—gaps, vulnerabilities, and requirements.  These discussions demand a formal educational setting with sober reckoning about which systems are in the greatest and most immediate jeopardy and those for […]