410.631.01 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH: PRINCIPLES AND METHODS
- Health Behavior and Society
- 2nd term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- M W, 10:30 - 11:50am
Introduces students to the fundamental principles of, rationale for, and key considerations in conducting community-based participatory research (CBPR). Offers knowledge of and skills in CBPR that emphasize the importance of community inclusion and partnership as a viable approach to constructing and increasing the acceptance of interventions and improving the health and well-being of populations.
- Learning Objectives:
- describe the principles of CBPR
- determine the rationale and appropriateness for conducting CBPR
- assess the strengths and limitations of using CBPR approaches
- distinguish how CBPR differs from community-based research and basic research
- critique the application of CBPR in research/evaluation planning, implementation, dissemination, and translation via review of CBPR case studies
- Methods of Assessment:
Class participation and written assignments.
- Enrollment Restriction:
Not open to students who completed 410.841.11.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
Master's and doctoral students interested in CBPR.