GRADUATE SEMINAR IN INJURY RESEARCH AND POLICY Syllabus
Course Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of the course, students will be able to identify key determinants of injuries. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify effective or promising strategies for reducing injuries. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify appropriate research methods for studying the causes of injuries.
Students attend weekly seminars offered by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and read literature provided to accompany each presentation. Seminar topics complement the content areas of current courses and include themes of global perspectives in injury control, contemporary thoughts in violence prevention, advanced methods in injury research, and updates in trauma and rehabilitation research. The last week of each course is devoted to an in-depth discussion of the terms' seminars.
injury certificate participants and others interested in injury prevention research
Methods of Assessment
Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on brief critiques of the seminars and class participation.
Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.