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700.840.01 Bioethics Program Independent Study

Department:
Berman Institute (Bioethics)
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2016 - 2017
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Travis Rieder
Course Instructor:
  • Travis Rieder
Resources:
Description:

Provides students with a one-on-one independent study experience in which they independently review papers from the current literature and meet weekly with a departmental faculty member to discuss them. Offers opportunities for complementary activities which may include participating in related course discussions, seminars, conferences, etc. Culminates with the completion of a written document, typically a substantial paper.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Summarize and discuss specific fields of research
  2. Formulate an original position on a bioethical issue
Methods of Assessment:

Participation: 20%, Outline: 20%, Final Project/Paper: 60%

Enrollment Restriction:

MBE students only

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required for all students

For consent, contact:

trieder@jhu.edu