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Department: International Health
Term: 1st term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Lawrence Cheskin
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:

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.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
How scientific discuss 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

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation is based on attendance and contribution to discussion.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday 1:30 - 2:20
Enrollment Minimum: 2
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail