About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for INTRODUCTION TO QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH FOR AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH (221.671.11), a course offered by the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Course Description

Acquaints students with Indigenous research concepts and issues and prepares them for the core research methods courses offered by the School of Public Health. JHSPH faculty provide basic overview of Indigenous research, community-based participatory research (CBPR), and quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and their application to research in Native communities. Examines practical issues in study design, conduct and analysis. Applies these methodologies in designing research studies to address health concerns in Native communities. Examples and assignments are drawn from indigenous community settings.

Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Prepare a basic overview of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
  • Explain practical issues in study design, conduct and analysis.
  • Illustrate the application of these methodologies in designing research studies in American Indian Health.

Course Time

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri   8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Course Faculty


Intended Audience

Designed for those who may not have formal training in research methods but may be working or interested in working to address tribal health priorities through research. Students interested in earning the Public Health Training Certificate for American Indian Health Professionals.

Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Participant assessment will be based on class participation and group project. Students taking the course for credit will receive a letter grade and will be required to take quizzes.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

Administrative Contact

Nicole Pare
E-mail: npare@jhsph.edu