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552.611.81 Globalization and Population Health

Department:
Extradepartmental
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
0.5 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
Internet
Dates:
Mon 02/17/2020 - Sun 03/15/2020
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Contact:
Course Facilitator
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Description:

Evaluates in depth the complex relationship between globalization and health. Discusses this relationship across the four main dimensions of globalization (economic, political, cultural and environmental). Examines the existing evidence on the impact of globalization on global burdens of disease. Explores the opportunities of globalization and strategies for mitigating its negative effects.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Characterize the existing evidence on the impact of globalization on population health
  2. Identify and explain the challenges of globalization and its effect on population health
  3. Propose strategies for catalyzing the opportunities of globalization and mitigating its negative effects
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 20% Participation
  • 40% Interim Assessment
  • 40% Final Exam

Instructor Consent:

No consent required