Maternal and Child Health Education
CLASS SESSION: Thursday, August 21, 2014-Friday, December 05, 2014
General Information: This course will orient you to a public health perspective for understanding the very broad field of maternal and child health. Life course, gender-based, human rights, social justice and ecological approaches to understanding maternal and child health and women’s health are explored. Policy, advocacy and programmatic interventions are focus areas throughout the course. We will examine current and historical issues, theories, principles, programs, and policies from a global perspective. Significant writing including response papers, a policy critique, and final poster and paper are required. Student-instructor interactions will be facilitated through Discussion Board entries and written assignments.
Online Session Information:
This course will be 100% Blackboard-based.
Course Delivery Type: Web: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc.
Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.
(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).
Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate/graduate credit
Instructor: Deborah Billings
Bulletin Course Description: Public health issues, social and behavioral science, policies, programs, and services related to maternal and child health in the United States and other countries.
Information is accurate as of
August 1, 2015, 12:14 pm
(Subject to change)