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300.871.01 THE RESEARCH AND PROPOSAL WRITING PROCESS II

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
4th term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  10:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Leiyu Shi
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

300.870

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.

Multiterm:

Final grade applies to all terms

Enrollment Restriction:

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

Instructor Consent:

No consent required