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300.870.01 THE RESEARCH AND PROPOSAL WRITING PROCESS I

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2015 - 2016
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Leiyu Shi
Course Instructor:

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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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing 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.

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to 2nd year HPM doctoral students, or consent of department.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required