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Spring 1 2010

Dr. G. Sorensen, Dr. J. D. Allen
2.5 credits
Lectures. Seminars. One 3-hour session each week.

This course is designed to provide students with skills in intervention research design and methodology. This course will provide an overview of research designs for community studies, application of theoretical models to intervention and evaluation design, linking study design to intervention planning, measurement of outcomes, establishment of community partnerships for intervention planning and implementation, and qualitative/ formative research methods. Emphasis is on domestic examples of randomized trials.

Course Activities: Assigned readings, class participation, term paper.

Course Note: Students will work on group projects aimed at designing a community intervention study and are recommended to come to the first class with an idea for their project. Some experience in community interventions needed.

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 1 2009

Dr. G. Sorensen, Dr. J. D. Allen
2.5 credits
Lectures. Seminars. One 3-hour session each week.

This course is designed to provide students with skills in intervention research design and methodology. This course will provide an overview of research designs for community studies, application of theoretical models to intervention and evaluation design, linking study design to intervention planning, measurement of outcomes, establishment of community partnerships for intervention planning and implementation, and qualitative/ formative research methods. Emphasis is on domestic examples of randomized trials.

Course Activities: Assigned readings, class participation, term paper.

Course Note: Students will work on group projects aimed at designing a community intervention study and are recommended to come to the first class with an idea for their project. Some experience in community interventions needed.

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 1 2008

Dr. G. Sorensen, Dr. J. D. Allen
2.5 credits
Lectures. Seminars. One 3-hour session each week.

This course is designed to provide students with skills in intervention research design and methodology. This course will provide an overview of research designs for community studies, application of theoretical models to intervention and evaluation design, linking study design to intervention planning, measurement of outcomes, establishment of community partnerships for intervention planning and implementation, and qualitative/ formative research methods. Emphasis is on domestic examples of randomized trials.
Course Activities: Assigned readings, class participation, term paper.
Course Note: Students will work on group projects aimed at designing a community intervention study and are recommended to come to the first class with an idea for their project. Some experience in community interventions needed; enrollment limited to 25 students; signature of instructor required. (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 1 2007

Dr. G. Sorensen, Dr. J. D. Allen
2.5 credits
Lectures. Seminars. One 3-hour session each week.

This course is designed to provide students with skills in intervention research design and methodology. This course will provide an overview of research designs for community studies, application of theoretical models to intervention and evaluation design, linking study design to intervention planning, measurement of outcomes, establishment of community partnerships for intervention planning and implementation, and qualitative/ formative research methods. Emphasis is on domestic examples of randomized trials.
Course Activities: Assigned readings, class participation, term paper.
Course Note: Students will work on group projects aimed at designing a community intervention study and are recommended to come to the first class with an idea for their project. Some experience in community interventions needed; enrollment limited to 25 students; signature of instructor required. (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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