Dissertation Workshop (For African-Related Topics) OpenCourseWare: Free Doctoral Level Online Course by Johns Hopkins University

Published Dec 28, 2008

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Students looking to write a dissertation about Africa can learn the methodology for developing and presenting a research proposal from Johns Hopkins University's free OpenCourseWare class, 'Dissertation Workshop (For African-Related Topics).' This course is intended for doctoral students with an interest in such African-related research topics as urban development and health systems.

Dissertation Workshop (For African-Related Topics): Course Specifics

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Dissertation Workshop (For African-Related Topics): Course Description

'Dissertation Workshop (For African-Related Topics)' is offered by the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. The workshop, intended for doctoral students, teaches students to prepare and propose a research topic for their dissertation. The course material focuses on Africa-related topics, although the basic substance can be applied to other related research areas. Students learn to formulate a hypothesis and present supporting qualitative and quantitative data. This OpenCourseWare is taught by Johns Hopkins University's School of Public Health lecturer Henry Mosley.

This course includes PDF lecture slides which correspond with MP3 audio lectures, a list of recommended and required reading and six exercises. For more information about this free course, visit the dissertation workshop course web page for Africa-related proposals.

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