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Situational Awareness in The Fire Environment

Situational Awareness in The Fire Environment
    • Languages: English
    • Publish Date: 2018-08-03
    • Skill Level: 1
    • Completion Time: .75 - 1.00 h
    • Includes Audio: yes
    • Required Plugins: none
    • Topics:
      Fire Weather
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MKK 2018-11-16 19:17:09

This quiz was extremely frustrating since the questions with multiple choices could have gone either way. Details were never specifically explained in the lesson.
kbowen 2018-10-16 18:33:13

Some of the main concepts of the conceptual model were hard to follow. The quiz brought up questions that did not seemed to be answered well in the lesson. After I went through the lesson, I still felt like I did not fully understand what a conceptual model was and how the monitoring and inputs played into it.
jperezweather47 2018-09-18 08:03:13

anyone interested in fire, wildland fire and communications, take this course
Coley1982 2018-08-31 11:22:05

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vcfiresafety 2018-08-30 12:14:16

The material was very useful. However, I found the presentation to be confusing. To start units out with a quiz, and then not fully explain the answers to the quiz, was frustrating. I went back over the material, and the best I could do was about 80% on the final. I realize that a lot of the selection of inputs is time and incident driven, but there was not a lot of clear notes on what sort of input is good for what sort of situation. For a guy like me who is trying to get up to speed in time for what looks like a busy fall, it was frustrating to have to feel like I was deciphering a code. The class needs work.
2018-08-28 18:58:24

There is no way to determine how to improve after quiz when you don't know what you got correct the first time. At least highlight the correct answers after the quiz. Some of the answers could have overlapped into other categories. One of the worst lessons I have participated in.
meteor35 2018-08-26 13:13:06

The test was ridiculous. The questions were way to complex except for
kyle.fredin 2018-08-26 13:01:02

Answers are quite gray. There are really no black/white or yes/no answers in real-life. It's good that it appears partial credit is given to some answers.
Michelle1 2018-08-25 12:53:16

This was a very informative lesson with loads of valuable tools and resources!
Zeb3lKs 2018-08-24 14:19:37

Excellent background for someone with no experience with fire weather
EKW11 2018-08-23 00:56:05

This lesson is specific to weather / fire behavior forecast staff. As a line fire fighter, we apply situational awareness using slightly different tools. I found some new tools worth bookmarking, to help stay current with the big picture.
Lazaros 2018-08-16 16:12:09

I found the lesson interesting and it helped me better understand some aspects of situation awareness with regards to wildfires. However, the language used appeared to be rather difficult in parts.
jldumas 2018-08-15 11:32:51

As the science officer at a NWS office, I think this lesson will be a great addition to our Fire Weather training series of lessons for new personnel. The lesson is broad enough to apply to any region.
falconquest33 2018-08-14 15:17:20

I would like to see the input section to include spotter reports.
Dianajbr 2018-08-10 10:19:06

Need quiet area to read and understand the complexity of the questions.
2018-08-10 08:51:12

Enjoyed it
shaggy073077 2018-08-05 12:42:36

One concern with this class. Situational Awareness Cycle steps can go in any direction. However can they skip any of them and go right into the other step and skip some more and into another step. And well u get the point and just skip around. Since they can go from right to left or left to right. Just curious if they can skip steps and go directly into another step? Thanks