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221.671.11 Introduction to Quantitative and Qualitative Research for American Indian Health

International Health
Summer Inst. term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  8:30am - 12:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Nicole Pare
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only



Acquaints students with Indigenous research concepts and issues and prepares them for the core research methods courses offered by the School of Public Health. JHSPH faculty provide basic overview of Indigenous research, community-based participatory research (CBPR), and quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and their application to research in Native communities. Examines practical issues in study design, conduct and analysis. Applies these methodologies in designing research studies to address health concerns in Native communities. Examples and assignments are drawn from indigenous community settings.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Prepare a basic overview of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
  2. Explain practical issues in study design, conduct and analysis.
  3. Illustrate the application of these methodologies in designing research studies in American Indian Health.
Methods of Assessment:

Participant assessment will be based on class participation and group project. Students taking the course for credit will receive a letter grade and will be required to take quizzes.

Enrollment Restriction:


Instructor Consent:

No consent required