550.853.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 1 Credit(s)
W 12:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Janice Bowie
    Caitlin Kennedy
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe the steps in completing different types of Capstone Projects related to social and behavioral sciences (grant proposal, comprehensive literature review, plan for health behavior intervention, plan for program evaluation, formative research protocol, research project)
    • Access the information and technical support needed to successfully complete the different types of Capstone Projects
  • Course Description
    Introduces students to research and practice activities related to social and behavioral sciences at JHU, and also introduces students to key concepts and tools needed to successfully complete a Capstone Project related to social and behavioral sciences.
  • Intended Audience
    MPH Students in the MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Methods of Assessment
    Participation in seminar
  • Prerequisites
  • 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.

  • Welcome Message

    Welcome to the seminar!


    Class Times and Location:

    Wednesdays, 12:15 – 1:20 pm

    Wolfe St. Building, Room TBD

  • Contact Information(from old syllabus)

    Caitlin Kennedy, MPH, PhD
    Office: E5033
    Tel: 443-287-8794

    Haneefa Saleem

    Janice Bowie, MPH, PhD
    Office: Hampton House
    Tel: 410-614-6119

    Megan Clayton

    Emily Hurley


  • Disability Support Services
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