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410.861.01 Graduate Seminar in Community-Based Research

Health Behavior and Society
2nd term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Class Times:
November 6 and 20, December 4 and 17, 2017.
  • Monday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Bone, Lee
Course Instructors:

Explores faculty-community partnership in community-based research (CBPR), education, and practice. Seminar topics may include CBPR principles and ethics, coalition and partnership building, implementation, dissemination, translation and sustainability, media and marketing, advocacy, policy, cultural diversity, collaborative grant writing, and publishing. Speakers include faculty and also community patrons.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Engage with students, faculty, scholars, and community members from different disciplines and backgrounds in scholarly exchange on issues of community-based research.
  2. Apply CBPR principles across the continuum of the research process, including planning, implementation, evaluation, dissemination and policy implications.
  3. Explain the need for and added value of using CBPR.
  4. Discuss the strengths and challenges associated with community-university partnerships, as well as the successful co-development and impact of interventions to address community issues.
Methods of Assessment:

Evaluations based on class participation (50%) and written assignment (50%)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required