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340.727.11
Introduction to Health Survey Research Methods

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Department:
Epidemiology
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Dates:
Mon 06/28/2021 - Fri 07/02/2021
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
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:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 50% Group Presentation
  • 50% Final Paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Course will be taught online via Zoom, on the dates and times the course is scheduled. For further information, please see the Institute website jhsph.edu/summerepi