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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHC7937

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2003-05-11
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1910 2004-09-22
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Community & Family Health PH 6405-000-20
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Melinda S. Forthofer 46681 mforthof@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PHC 7937 Advanced Seminar in Grant-Writing

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    n/a
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Doctoral Status or CI

    Corequisites

    N/A

    Course Description

    This course addresses advanced skills and techniques necessary for writing successful research grant proposals. The focus is on writing grant proposals aimed at public health research and evaluation of public health interventions.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    The course addresses critical skill for career success of graduates

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    The course is required in the CFH doctoral program and services other doctoral programs in health sciences center

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, twice

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Doctoral degree in health or social & behavioral sciences

    Experience with private sector and government-sponsored research


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

    1. Describe the steps in preparation and submission of

    grant proposals;

    2. Investigate foundation and public sources for grant

    funding;

    3. Develop a proposal that addresses a public health

    issue or intervention;

    4. Identify grant writing pitfalls and successful grant

    writing techniques;

    5. Demonstrate an appreciation of ethical considerations

    when writing grant proposals; and

    6. Describe effective post award grant management

    techniques.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

    1. Describe the steps in preparation and submission of grant

    proposals;

    2. Investigate foundation and public sources for grant funding;

    3. Develop a proposal that addresses a public health issue or

    intervention;

    4. Identify grant writing pitfalls and successful grant writing

    techniques;

    5. Demonstrate an appreciation of ethical considerations when

    writing grant proposals; and

    6. Describe effective post award grant management techniques.

    C. Major Topics

    A. Course overview

    B. The Grant Writing Process

    C. Formulating Research Questions

    D. Conceptualizing the Project/Defining Objectives

    E. Grant Writing Pitfalls and Techniques

    F. Evaluating Funding Sources

    G. Conceptualizing the Project/Defining Objectives

    Revisited

    H. Developing the Project Plan

    I. Developing the Evaluation Plan

    J. Proposal Review

    K. Budget Development

    L. Strategic Communication in Grant-Writing

    M. Post award grant management

    D. Textbooks

    Most reading assignments will be available via the internet, at addresses provided in the list of required readings. Supplemental required reading will be distributed in class.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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