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Harvard School of Public Health

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Spring 2009

Cross-listed at KSG as API-214
Dr. R. Blendon
5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Public opinion polling has become an essential tool in public policy decision making and media reporting. This course focuses on helping students interested in these areas learn the basic skills required to design, use, and critically interpret surveys measuring public opinion. The lectures in this course will be given by Harvard faculty and guest speakers who are involved currently in national polling activities. Guest speakers will include experts in newspaper and television polling, political campaign strategy, and election exit polling. In addition, class participants will get "hands on experience" analyzing and critically evaluating existing opinion surveys, designing polling questions and interpreting results.
Course Note: No auditors; cross-listed: HSPH students must register for HSPH course. (5.06)

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Spring 2008

Cross-listed at KSG as API-214
Dr. R. Blendon
5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Public opinion polling has become an essential tool in public policy decision making and media reporting. This course focuses on helping students interested in these areas learn the basic skills required to design, use, and critically interpret surveys measuring public opinion. The lectures in this course will be given by Harvard faculty and guest speakers who are involved currently in national polling activities. Guest speakers will include experts in newspaper and television polling, political campaign strategy, and election exit polling. In addition, class participants will get "hands on experience" analyzing and critically evaluating existing opinion surveys, designing polling questions and interpreting results.
Course Note: No auditors; cross-listed: HSPH students must register for HSPH course. (5.06)

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Spring 2007

Cross-listed at KSG as API-214
Dr. R. Blendon
5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Public opinion polling has become an essential tool in public policy decision making and media reporting. This course focuses on helping students interested in these areas learn the basic skills required to design, use, and critically interpret surveys measuring public opinion. The lectures in this course will be given by Harvard faculty and guest speakers who are involved currently in national polling activities. Guest speakers will include experts in newspaper and television polling, political campaign strategy, and election exit polling. In addition, class participants will get "hands on experience" analyzing and critically evaluating existing opinion surveys, designing polling questions and interpreting results.
Course Note: No auditors; cross-listed: HSPH students must register for HSPH course. (5.06)

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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