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224.864.01 DOCTORAL SEMINAR IN RESEARCH METHODS IN APPLIED MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY II

Department:
International Health
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Peter Winch
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

224.690 and 224.691 or equivalent

Description:

Discusses methods for collecting and analyzing qualitative data; quantifying ethnomedical beliefs; and integrating qualitative and quantitative methods. Topics include cultural consensus analysis, scale development and testing, multi-dimensional scaling, analysis of structured observation data, development of manuals for qualitative data collection, and the use of social science data in the design of public health interventions.

Methods of Assessment:

Students will be evaluated on the basis of the final examination (30%), class participation (20%) and written critiques of articles (50%) during each term.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

For consent, contact:

pwinch@jhsph.edu