- Schedule of Classes - February 21, 2020 7:14PM EST
- Course Catalog - February 21, 2020 7:15PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
This course will explore the principles and current state of the field known as translational research. In short, translational research is concerned with the application of research-based knowledge or evidence to the development and dissemination of programs, practices, and policies. This course is particularly focused on social and health-related programs and policies.
When Offered Spring.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: CIPA and graduate students. Enrollment preference given to: students in public health majors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite/Corequisite: CIPA students who did not pass the English Language Assessment offered by CIPA during orientation are required to take PADM 5051, PADM 5053, or PADM 5055. Recommended prerequisite: introductory statistics and research methods.
Comments This course is reading and writing-intensive.Outcomes
- Learn how to translate ideas effectively across disciplinary contexts.
- Learn concepts and methods to translate research knowledge into practice, programs, or policy.
- Learn to think critically about the research and policy literatures.
- Achieve quantitative literacy with regard to various methodologies related to research utilization and the evaluation and dissemination of programs.
- Learn writing and communication skills.
- Further develop interpersonal skills related to class participation and team projects.
- Develop increased sensitivity to issues related to the conduct of research in diverse community-based settings.
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