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340.865.01 Teaching Epidemiologic Methods and Concepts at the Graduate Level

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
4th term
Credits:
99 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Laura Camarata
Course Instructor:
Resources:
Prerequisite:

340.753 AND passing the deparment of epidemiology's written comprehensive exam at the doctoral level

Description:

Review and evaluate critical skills in teaching and communicating science, epidemiology, methods, and theory to a wide range of individuals. Provides a feedback mechanism for learning best practices in education at the graduate level.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Guide learners to interpret and critique epidemiological studies, epidemiologic data and make valid inferences from study findings
  2. Communicate effectively in oral and written formats with students, professionals and the public on issues related to epidemiology and public health
  3. Provide epidemiologic critique and advice though advising students and professionals on epidemiologic concepts and methods and conducting peer review activities
Methods of Assessment:

Preparation of goals statement (30%), class preparation (20%), Leading Individual and Group Discussions (30%), Professionalism (20%)

Enrollment Restriction:

PHD students in Epidemiology

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Doctoral students must be approved to serve as a teaching assistant prior to registration

For consent, contact:

lcamarat@jhsph.edu

Special Comments:

Doctoral students must complete and communicate their teaching goals for the term prior to the start of the term. Students should attend all course activities assigned to the TA role.