222.659.01 CRITICAL THINKING IN NUTRITION II
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.
This course will prepare students to: 1. Understand the peer review process and he construction of a research paper. 2. Analyze critically the key elements of specific journal articles in the field of nutrition through guided discussions and written assignments. 3. Construct alternative ways to answer research questions when the article being criticallly analyzed falls short or has limitations.
- Tuesday 3:30 - 4:20