HEALTH SURVEY RESEARCH METHODS Syllabus

340.717.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 4 Credit(s)
TTh 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Susan Sherman
    Vivian Go
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • develop, test, revis, and administer a questionnaire
    • aplly appropriate multi-stage sampling methods for community-based surveys
    • document study procedures specific to survey development and implementation
    • discuss ethical issues of survey research
  • Course Description
    Presents health survey design; sampling methodologies; questionnaire construction and administration; interviewing; coding procedures;. Intended for advanced students.
  • Intended Audience
    Doctoral students.
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation based on participation in all aspects of a field research project designated by the instructor, exercises, and a report.
  • Prerequisites
    340.601 or 340.751 (one course in epidemiologic methods) and 140.621 or 140.651.
  • 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.

  • Disability Support Services
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