222.658.01 CRITICAL THINKING IN NUTRITION
Introduces graduate students of nutrition to the seminal literature in the field. Teaches students how to interpret and evaluate literature, and foster discussion and debate among students and faculty on current issues. Faculty selects seminal papers and participates in the discussion. Students are expected to read each paper as well as discuss and explain the methods and results in class.
In this course students will learn how scientific knowledge and experimental findings make their way into the nutritional literature through didactics and examination of selected peer-reviewed journal articles of importance. They will become skilled at critically analyzing journal articles pre-selected by several members of the Nutrition faculty through guided reading, in-class guided discussion and debate, and written follow-up assignments.
- Friday 1:30 - 2:20