Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 4630 - Global Health, Development, and Policy Issues in Tanzania

Summer. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: NS 4620 . Permission of instructor required. Enrollment restricted to: students in the Global Health and IARD Summer Session and Internship Program in Tanzania.

R. Stoltzfus, J. Moseley.

Engages Global Health minors, IARD majors, and Tanzanian medical students in problembased learning in a cross-cultural small group context in Tanzania. Develop and justify policy recommendations to address a current issue related to global health, nutrition, food safety, or agriculture. Students will work in assigned teams of three to four, designed to mix Cornell and Tanzanian students.

Outcome 1: Gain cross-cultural competence.

Outcome 2: Gain broad knowledge about global health and development issues in Tanzania.

Outcome 3: Learn how to use tools to analyze a policy issue, including stakeholder analysis, problem trees, and policy criteria.

Outcome 4: Gain in-depth knowledge about a health dilemma relevant to Tanzania.

Outcome 5: Work in a cross-cultural team to research a health policy dilemma of their own choosing, and to develop, negotiate, write and present their ideas as a policy case study.

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