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300.870.01 THE RESEARCH AND PROPOSAL WRITING PROCESS I

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Leiyu Shi
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Assists doctoral students in preparing their dissertation proposal through presentations on their progress and faculty lectures on relevant topics, such as identifying research questions and writing hypotheses; reviewing the literature; sources of funding; protocol construction; and the Committee on Human Research.

Learning Objective(s):

Through this course, students will be able to: 1. Describe the essential elements of dissertation proposal development and the preliminary oral exam process 2. Constructively critique a dissertation proposal 3. Make progress on writing their dissertation proposals 4. Involve one’s faculty advisor to assist in achieving the objectives above.


Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation and progress made on the proposal.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 3:30 - 5:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to 2nd year HPM doctoral students, or consent of department.
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail