330.811.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 3rd Term | 1 Credit(s)
F 10:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    This course will prepare you to be able to do the following:

    • Formulate and clearly communicate research questions, study design, and findings.
    • Review and critically evaluate existing literature and/or analytical approaches.
    • Critique and edit the final MHS project.
  • Course Description

    Students are required to conduct a systematic review of the literature or a data-driven paper in partial fulfillment of the Master of Health Science (MHS) degree in the Department of Mental Health. Students will be provided with basic research and organizational skills needed for successful completion of the MHS project. Topics include: conducting a systematic review or literature review for data driven papers, selecting an appropriate research design, and interpreting findings.

  • Intended Audience

    MHS students in Mental Health

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Class presentations, peer review and critiques, writing assignments, attendance

    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:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.