COMMUNICATION NETWORK ANALYSIS IN PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS Syllabus

410.733.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 1st Term | 4 Credit(s)
TTh 10:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • Define essential terms related to social network concepts and analytic approaches
    • Describe methods for measuring the properties of social networks
    • Interpret books and articles that incorporate social network terminology, concepts, and analytic approaches
    • Apply social network concepts and analytic approaches in their own research
  • Course Description

    Introduces the theory and method of network analysis, its application to public health, emphasizing the dissemination of public health information and the transmission of disease, and the influence of networks on health-related behavior.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on four problem sets and class participation.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.