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410.733.01 COMMUNICATION NETWORK ANALYSIS IN PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS

Term: 1st term
Credits: 4 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Introduces the theory and method of network analysis, its application to public health, emphasizing the dissemination of public health information and the transmission of disease, and the influence of networks on health-related behavior.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Define essential terms related to social network concepts and analytic approaches
Describe methods for measuring the properties of social networks
Interpret books and articles that incorporate social network terminology, concepts, and analytic approaches
Apply social network concepts and analytic approaches in their own research

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on four problem sets and class participation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 10:30 - 11:50
  • Thursday 10:30 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail