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222.860.01 GRADUATE NUTRITION SEMINAR

Department:
International Health
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Sameera Talegawkar
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Exposes students to the breadth of interests represented by the Nutrition faculty at the School and from other universities and related organizations such as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) through active listening and discussion of the presentations. Specific topics vary over time. Emphasizes the ability to critically evaluate the related research design, approaches and findings, and presentation skills.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Be exposed to the breadth of interests represented by the nutrition faculty at the school through active listening and discussion of each faculty member's research agendum
  2. Be exposed to other research areas, especially, those topics of broader interest to the human nutrition research community and the general public, by attending presentations provided by other invited speakers
  3. Learn the features of an engaging presentation of a nutrition topic, and learn how to research and develop their own presentation
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on attendance and participation in the discussion.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Students taking this course must obtain consent from instructor

For consent, contact:

stalegaw@jhsph.edu