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220.605.01 DOCTORAL SEMINAR IN INTERNATIONAL HEALTH I

Department:
International Health
Term:
1st term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2015 - 2016
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Joanne Katz
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

None

Description:

Explores selective current and historic topics of relevance to International Health in the first term. Each topic comprises a set of readings, some of which are presented and discussed in class by students working in groups under the guidance of expert content faculty.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Think and write critically
  2. Work in multidisciplinary teams to analyze complex issues of importance in International Health
  3. Use evidence based perspectives to critically examine what interventions, programs and policies work, do not work, and why or why not
Methods of Assessment:

Students are graded on class participation and individual writing assignments. There will be two writing assignments in first term.

Multiterm:

Terms graded individually

Enrollment Restriction:

Only first year international health doctoral students (including Dr.PH)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required