410.643.17 APPLIED APPROACHES FOR TOBACCO CONTROL
- Frances A. Stillman
Introduces students to applied research techniques used in tobacco control including direct observational studies, interviewing and focus groups, and analysis of tobacco industry documents. Guides students on the use of qualitative data collection techniques and provides examples of usage of these techniques. Introduces students to the use of the on-line databases and repositories of tobacco industry documents. Classroom sessions include lectures, discussions, and group work.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
describe common applied research designs used in tobacco control
articulate the relative appropriateness of an applied research technique and data analysis approach per a particular research question
understand how applied research may be used to create compelling scientific and advocacy documents