380.821.01 PFRH Proposal Writing Seminar
- Population, Family and Reproductive Health
- 1st term
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2019 - 2020
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Must be PFRH Doctoral Student; must have completed second year comprehensive exams.
Focuses on development of dissertation project, writing dissertation proposal, and preparation for Department and Schoolwide Preliminary Exams. Explains dissertation expectations and requirements. Reviews dissertation proposal structure and components. Discusses evaluation of existing research, identification of gaps and topics, and design of research projects. Emphasizes clear communication of ideas. Provides opportunity to present work-in-progress and receive peer feedback. Introduces proposal assessment through review of peers’ work. Provides forum to practice Preliminary Exam presentation including answering questions.
- Learning Objectives:
- Demonstrate progress towards completion of a dissertation proposal and successfully completing the School-Wide Preliminary Examination.
- Recognize and critically evaluate the elements of a research proposal.
- Provide constructive feedback on research proposals.
- Methods of Assessment:
To earn credit for the course, students must present their proposal in progress, serve as discussant for another student's draft, and participate actively in class discussions.
- Enrollment Restriction:
PFRH Doctoral Students only
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required