224.864.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 4 Credit(s)
TTh 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Peter Winch
  • Course Learning Objectives

  • Course Description
    Discusses methods for collecting and analyzing qualitative data; quantifying ethnomedical beliefs; and integrating qualitative and quantitative methods. Topics include cultural consensus analysis, scale development and testing, multi-dimensional scaling, analysis of structured observation data, development of manuals for qualitative data collection, and the use of social science data in the design of public health interventions.
  • Intended Audience
    SBI doctoral students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Students will be evaluated on the basis of the final examination (30%), class participation (20%) and written critiques of articles (50%) during each term.
  • Prerequisites
    224.690 and 224.691 or equivalent
  • Course Schedule

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