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300.871.01 THE RESEARCH AND PROPOSAL WRITING PROCESS II

Term: 4th 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):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the essential elements of dissertation proposal development and the preliminary oral exam process
Constructively critique a dissertation proposal
Make progress on writing their dissertation proposals
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:
  • Thursday 10:30 - 11:50
Final grade applies to all terms
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to 2nd year HPM doctoral students, or consent of department.
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

300.870

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail