|Line Number||Section ID||Credits||Days/Times||Room/Bldg||Instructor|
|14557||A||1.0||Friday @ 8:30am - 10:20am||T478 (HST)||Noel S Weiss|
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- Strategies for identifying a dissertation topic and developing a good dissertation proposal
- Critique of dissertation proposal
- Formulate a dissertation project research question that will advance scientific knowledge about a topic of public health importance.
- Develop a brief project description that presents the study aims, scientific background, public health significance and methods for carrying out the dissertation project.
- Develop dissertation project study procedures for the protection of rights of human subjects.
- Describe the critical components of the design, data collection, quality control and data management procedures of the dissertation project.
- Make an oral presentation and lead a discussion on the planned dissertation project.
- Critically evaluate and comment on a research proposal.
Lecture; student presentation of individual proposals; group critique of dissertation proposals
How You Will Be Evaluated
Production of a "short" proposal for a doctoral dissertation