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Harvard School of Public Health

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Spring 2 2010

Dr. A. Earle (P), Dr. L. Berkman (S)
2.5 credits
Course Not Offered 2007-2008
Seminars. One 3-hour session each week.

For social research to more positively affect people's lives, researchers need to better understand how research gets translated into action. This seminar will examine successes and failures in the translation of research to programs and policy and the role politics plays in this process. Students will be assigned readings on AIDS, violence, drug, health and welfare policy. Each student will work on their own policy areas, which they will present to the class.
Course Activities: Assigned readings, individual project presentations, class participation, paper.
Course note: Enrollment limited to 25 students; ordinal grading option only; instructor's signature required; course best taken after methodology courses completed. (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 2 2009

Dr. A. Earle (P), Dr. L. Berkman (S)
2.5 credits
Course Not Offered 2007-2008
Seminars. One 3-hour session each week.

For social research to more positively affect people's lives, researchers need to better understand how research gets translated into action. This seminar will examine successes and failures in the translation of research to programs and policy and the role politics plays in this process. Students will be assigned readings on AIDS, violence, drug, health and welfare policy. Each student will work on their own policy areas, which they will present to the class.
Course Activities: Assigned readings, individual project presentations, class participation, paper.
Course note: Enrollment limited to 25 students; ordinal grading option only; instructor's signature required; course best taken after methodology courses completed. (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 2 2008

Dr. A. Earle (P), Dr. L. Berkman (S)
2.5 credits
Seminars. One 3-hour session each week.

For social research to more positively affect people's lives, researchers need to better understand how research gets translated into action. This seminar will examine successes and failures in the translation of research to programs and policy and the role politics plays in this process. Students will be assigned readings on AIDS, violence, drug, health and welfare policy. Each student will work on their own policy areas, which they will present to the class.
Course Activities: Assigned readings, individual project presentations, class participation, paper.
Course note: Enrollment limited to 25 students; ordinal grading option only; instructor's signature required; course best taken after methodology courses completed. (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 2 2007

Dr. A. Earle (P), Dr. L. Berkman (S)
2.5 credits
Seminars. One 3-hour session each week.

For social research to more positively affect people's lives, researchers need to better understand how research gets translated into action. This seminar will examine successes and failures in the translation of research to programs and policy and the role politics plays in this process. Students will be assigned readings on AIDS, violence, drug, health and welfare policy. Each student will work on their own policy areas, which they will present to the class.
Course Activities: Assigned readings, individual project presentations, class participation, paper.
Course note: Enrollment limited to 25 students; ordinal grading option only; instructor's signature required; course best taken after methodology courses completed. (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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