1_Intro - Todays Class RESEARCH DESIGN IN THE SOCIAL AND...

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1 RESEARCH DESIGN IN THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES Elaine Eggleston Doherty Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Third Term, 2012 Today’s Class Go over syllabus My background Introductory ideas to research design Day 1 Exercise in groups My Background University of Maryland Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Post-doc in Drug Dependency Epidemiology, Mental Health Assistant Scientist, Health, Behavior and Society Areas of Interest Life Course Perspective Violence (offending and victimization) Drug use Longitudinal research; quantitative Focus on adulthood life events that alter social bonds creating a mechanism for change
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2 Current Projects Woodlawn Study Drugs and Crime (completed Dec, 2011) Drugs and Psychological Distress Violent Criminal Careers (start January, 2012) Turning Points in Drug Use (pending) Evaluation of Incentive Mentoring Program Mentoring program in Dunbar and ACCE Successful but no formal evaluation until now Why Research Design? Public Health is a scientific discipline Gain the skills to create your own research questions and answer them Gain the skills to read and evaluate others work Hone your skills as a critical thinker, reader, and writer Bloom s Taxonomy Bloom, 1956; Anderson & Krathwohl, 2001
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