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220.606.01 Doctoral Seminar in International Health II

Department:
International Health
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  1:30 - 4:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Maria Knoll
Course Instructor :
Resources:
Prerequisite:

220.605 Doctoral Seminar in International Health I

Description:

Discusses how to identify a thesis topic, write a proposal, seek funding, understand challenges in execution, and thesis format and write up. Students read five doctoral theses, one from each Department of International Health program, and student groups lead discussions with the former students and their thesis advisors in class.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Think and write critically
  2. Use a case-based approach to identify a doctoral thesis topic and to understand the challenges of conducting doctoral work from initiation to publication
Methods of Assessment:

The course is pass/fail. Students are graded on class participation and student-led discussion groups.

Enrollment Restriction:

Only first year International Health doctoral students

Instructor Consent:

No consent required