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HLS8008 - Research on Health Promotion/Positive Health Research

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The course takes up different perspectives in health promotion research. The course gives historical background for the development of Health Promotion Research, the theoretical approaches that is most evident and the empirical methods that is basis for the research. The course aims at giving background for critical discussions both on the theoretical approaches as well as to the empirical research, and challenges the students to be innovative in thinking on how translational research can contribute so empirical research results can be understandable to practise areas, and implemented and evaluated in practical settings. The course will focus on the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion procedures and research in the health service and in society. This and other health theoretical approaches will be basis for discussions in a salutogenic framework. The areas that the course offers approaches to will typically be in global health research, health promotion among the ill, health promotion in the life span, health promotion in the work place and Best Practice in health promotion.

Learning outcome

This course aims at updating the students on new theoretical and empirical research on the health promotion research area. The course further has as an objective to develop critical thinking both toward theoretical approaches and empirical research on that area. Students are also given the opportunity to give feedback on other people's research and to critically evaluate their own research. It is a goal to develop a deeper understanding for different methods used on the research area, both in quantitative as well as in qualitative measures. It is further a goal to develop an understanding in the students that there is much to gain from studying bordering research areas and possible contributions theoretically as well as methodologically.The course also focuses on the implementation of research results.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, student presentations of papers with feedback from the teachers and audience. Emphasis is placed on student active learning with some lectures. The course may be taught in English. If less than 5 persons are registered the course may be cancelled.

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation, presentation of paper and paper discussions

Further on evaluation

The students is required to submit a paper (10-15 pages double line spacing, references inclusive), which must sendt in about two weeks before the course starts and be presented in the course. The content of the paper may be theoretical or empirical - material you work with in your project or thesis for instant, work in progress. There will in advance be appointed discussants among the students and facilitators for each paper, the student discussants must be well prepared and will act as opponents.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

Admission reguirements: The student must be enrolled in the PhD programme in Medicine, Health Science or Social Sciences. Candidates not yet enrolled can be assessed individually.

Course materials

Will be given at the announcement of the course. Usually journal articles.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science
  • Ocupational Therapy
  • Farmakologi
  • Physiotherapy
  • Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Radiography
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Nursing and Midwife
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Public Health and Nursing

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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