CRITIQUING THE RESEARCH LITERATURE IN MATERNAL, NEONATAL, AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH Syllabus

380.662.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 2nd Term | 4 Credit(s)
TTh 8:30:00 AM
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    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.

  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Donna Strobino
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • describe sources for studying maternal, neonatal, and reproductive health,
    • describe the analytic and conceptual basis of various methodological approaches for studying maternal, newborn, and reproductive health,
    • critically evaluate specific research on maternal, newborn, and reproductive health,
    • critique research on Maternal and Child Health and Reproductive Health in general,
  • Course Description
    Discusses the sources of data and analytic and conceptual basis for methodological approaches to the study of maternal, neonatal, and reproductive health. Critically evaluates selected research articles in maternal, neonatal, and reproductive health.
  • Intended Audience
    Graduate Students in the School of Public Health
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation based on oral presentations and written summaries and critiques of research articles and class participation.
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