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223.861.01 GLOBAL DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CONTROL PROGRAM DOCTORAL SEMINAR

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

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Prerequisite:

None

Description:

Strengthens research skills through critical appraisal of published research results and preparation of research protocols or projects.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Intelligently discuss the role of research in the improvement of the health status of populations throughout the world
  2. Identify and compare aspects of the philosophy of science that are critical to the conduct of research
  3. Constructively critique research methods employed by public health scientists
  4. Formulate research questions that may develop into dissertation topics
Methods of Assessment:

Based on oral presentations, written critiques, and class participation.

Enrollment Restriction:

IH doctoral students

Instructor Consent:

No consent required