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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Safe Living Basics

2017/2018
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
1
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 1 модуль

Преподаватели

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course provides students with ability to master basic concepts and methods of ensuring human life safety. The course let students obtain a holistic view of contemporary mechanisms of influence on the most important spheres of security in public and educational life and get practical skills in providing safety in the framework of life activities at the university, in the big city (St.-Petersburg), as well as skills of observance of personal safety in information space and psychological sphere.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • develop knowledge and skills required to ensure safety necessary for professional activity.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Know the basic approaches to the definition, study and understanding of content, role and value of safe behavior in natural, man-made and social-generated emergencies; health and a healthy lifestyle, ways to ensure the information and psychological security of the individual; state system of population protection and its legal framework; duties, rights and opportunities of students in the process of training; creates and maintains safe living conditions, also in emergency situations
  • Know the basic approaches to the definition, study and understanding of content, role and value of safe behavior in natural, man-made and social-generated emergencies; health and a healthy lifestyle, ways to ensure the information and psychological security of the individual; state system of population protection and its legal framework; duties, rights and opportunities of students in the process of training
  • Be able to identify important components and areas of life safety; formulate the requirements for safety of society and the environment of learning / living in a big city; recognize and evaluate situations and risks dangerous to life and society; act and use means of individual and collective protection, provide first aid to the victims.
  • Have the skills (to gain experience) of application of scientifically grounded technologies of observance of information security; use of psychological relaxation techniques and building safe relations in an educational institution; development of personality traits necessary for safe behavior, both in emergency situations and everyday life in a large city; adherence to a healthy lifestyle.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Students at the academic environment of NRU HSE
    1.1.Target installation discipline, assessment criteria, expectations from students, a brief overview of the modules of the discipline. 1.2. HSE structure. 1.3. Fundamentals of safe education at HSE 1.3.1. Features of education at HSE • What is the difference between a research university and a university? • Modules. Exam weeks. • ECTS. • 10-point grading system. • Rating system. • Educational standards. 1.3.2 Regulatory and legal framework of education at HSE: • HSE Statute • Inner order rules. • Regulations on the organization of intermediate certification and current monitoring of student performance • Fellowship Regulations. • Other regulatory documents governing student learning. 1.4. Academic Development at HSE 1.4.1. How to engage in scientific activities and research. 1.4.2. Academic mobility programs. 1.4.3. Academic ethics
  • Information medium of NRU HSE
    The structure and rules of use of the library. Reference and search apparatus of the library: the formation of a search query, the order of literature, electronic reader card. • Site. • Computer classes. • Email. • LMS (familiarize yourself with the work and register). • Electronic resources: journals and books with on-line access, specialized databases. • Media library and remote access to electronic information resources, licensing restrictions on the use of resources.
  • Safety of a student at the megapolis
    Safe behavior in a big city: The danger of abductions and methods of warning. Rules of behavior with dogs. 3.2. Transport security. Basic safety rules in public transport and on the subway. Responses and prevention of pickpocketing and other excesses. 3.3. Security in crowded places. Security measures for street riots. Rules of communication with the police and other official structures. Self-defense, its legal foundations and limits. 3.4. Criminal hazards: extremism, terrorism as risk factors and methods to counter them (including elements of mini-training) • Characteristics of terrorism and issues of ensuring the safety of the population. • General characteristics, goals and objectives of terrorism. • Methods of terrorist activity. • Forces and means of terrorist activity. • Preventive anti-terrorism measures • Features and rules of conduct in the situation of victims of terrorism, hostage taking.
  • Corporate culture and extracurricular activities
    4.1. Recovery techniques for intensive training and emotional stress. 4.2. Options for solving personal problems. 4.3. Training on the development of communication skills. 4.4. Time management. 4.6. Volunteering. What is volunteering? How to become a volunteer? 4.7. Mugs. Studios. Sections 4.8. Overtime work. What to do after class?
  • The rules of survival at the University as complex system
    5.1. Student safety in the field of professional activity. Security sociologist in the "field" and the university. 5.2. Work with student's student documentation. Preparation of elements of the portfolio. Writing documents that are part of the portfolio.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Final Exam
  • non-blocking Project work
  • non-blocking Seminar Participation
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (1 module)
    0.4 * Final Exam + 0.4 * Project work + 0.2 * Seminar Participation
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Harries, J., & National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. (2006). Promoting Personal Safety in PSHE. London: SAGE Publications Ltd. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=258416

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Bain, W. (2006). The Empire of Security and the Safety of the People. London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=171259