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Target audience: students in Applied Health Sciences HLTH 341 Research Methods

Health and Safety at ISU

The Department of Applied Health Sciences is one of eight departments in the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services.

The departmental programs focus on health promotion, individual and population health-related behavior changes as well as on the prevention of chronic and communicable illnesses, injuries, and accidents. The ultimate goal of all the programs in the department is to improve quality of life for both individuals and communities.



Research Methods in Health & Safety

About Hlth 341 at ISU:

An introduction to the scientific method and those research methods most applicable to health and safety. Includes interpreting scientific research; research design; sampling methods; and data collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation. Current text: Baumgartner, T. A. & Hensley, L. D. (2006). Conducting & reading research in health & human performance (4th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to complete the following:

1.   Understand the scientific method and apply it to health and safety professions.

2.   Identify credible sources of information.

3.    Write abstracts of research articles.

4.    Conduct reviews of literature to formulate research hypotheses.

5.   Collect and analyze scientific data.

Marsha Miller

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Marsha Miller

I am semi-retired and working mostly behind-the-scenes on various projects.

I will not have office hours but you are welcome to email me.

The Subjects listed below have been taken over by other Research and Instruction Librarians. Please consult the list of Subject Specialists for updated listings. The list will show up until I am fully retired and complete transfer of all LibGuide elements has taken place.

812.237.2606 [be prepared to leave clear, succinct voicemail]

Library, Research and Instruction (Public Services), room 106
Subjects: Science