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Graduate Seminar in Community-Based Research

East Baltimore
4th term
Health Behavior and Society
1 credits
Academic Year:
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method:
Class Times:
  • Monday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Undergrads Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructors:
Amy Knowlton

Explores faculty-community partnership in community-based research (CBPR), education, and practice. Seminar topics may include CBPR principles and ethics, coalition and partnership building, implementation, dissemination, translation and sustainability, media and marketing, advocacy, policy, cultural diversity, collaborative grant writing, and publishing. Speakers include faculty and also community patrons.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Engage with students, faculty, scholars, and community members from different disciplines and backgrounds in scholarly exchange on issues of community-based research.
  2. Apply CBPR principles across the continuum of the research process, including planning, implementation, evaluation, dissemination and policy implications.
  3. Explain the need for and added value of using CBPR.
  4. Discuss the strengths and challenges associated with community-university partnerships, as well as the successful co-development and impact of interventions to address community issues.
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 50% Participation
  • 50% Written Assignment(s)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This seminar is open to all divisions in the University and community.