550.002.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 0 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: • Apply strategies used in the three main stages of the Writing Process. Spiral strategies include brain storming, outlining, drafting, proofreading, rewriting and editing. • Formulate an effective thesis statement • Support thesis with concrete supporting details • Avoid global errors such as fragments, run-on/splice sentences, dangling modifiers • Avoid errors in tenses and agreements • Correctly incorporate quotation, summary, and paraphrase when citing outside sources • Correctly apply required parenthetical documentation and bibliographical documentation format
  • Course Description

    Focuses on academic writing skills including documentation styles, and combines Saturday class meetings with online assignments and one individual conference.

  • Intended Audience

    PH students

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: class 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: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.