330.611.01 Writing Publishable Manuscripts for the Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Mental Health
- 2nd term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- M W, 1:30 - 2:50pm
Students must begin the course with a well-formulated idea for an empirical research paper and completed (or near completed) data analysis.
Provides training in the preparation of manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals, with a focus on empirical papers and systematic reviews. Develops students' ability to serve as reviewers and critically evaluate the written work of peers. Covers topics relevant to effective communication and dissemination of ideas, including journal selection, preparation of cover letters, and responses to reviewers. Incorporates informal presentations from diverse JHSPH faculty members, as well as student critiques of other students' works in progress.
- Learning Objectives:
- Understand how to formulate and organize an empirical paper and systematic review
- Produce a manuscript to be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal
- Offer critical feedback as a peer reviewer
- Methods of Assessment:
Based on class participation, a written review of a class member's work, and a final paper in the form of an empirical research paper suitable for submission to a peer-reviewed journal
- Enrollment Restriction:
Enrollment is restricted to PhD students in the second year or beyond.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
- Consent Note:
Consent is required to establish that interested students have a well-developed paper idea and completed (or near completed) data analysis.
- For consent, contact: