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340.727.11 Introduction to Health Survey Research Methods

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 06/17/2019 - Fri 06/21/2019
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Course Instructor s:
Resources:
Description:

Exposes students to the practical aspects of health survey research by emphasizing the development of skills to design and administer a survey questionnaire. Introduces students to formative research, questionnaire development, interviewer training, and quality assurance/quality control.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Identify and discuss the theory, frameworks, and contexts of questionnaire development
  2. Distinguish different types of formative research and how these approaches inform survey development
  3. Design, revise and administer questionnaires
  4. Monitor survey data collection and quality control
  5. Review the data collection experience and present results from a survey
Methods of Assessment:

50% Class participation and group presentations – due during sessions; 50% Final paper summarizing survey development and implementation .

Instructor Consent:

No consent required