Blended Course Map: NUTRI SCI 379 — Introduction to Epidemiology
This blended course map was created by a participant of the Blend@UW Course Design Series. It represents an example of how activities could be designed for one unit of a course to achieve the course and unit outcomes.
Example of a blended course map from NUTRI SCI 379 — Introduction to Epidemiology
Name: Devika Suri
SCID: College of Agricultural & Life Science
Department: Nutritional Sciences
Course Name: NUTRI SCI 379 — Introduction to Epidemiology
Supported Program Outcomes:
- SPO1: Understand the global burden of disease, threats to well-being, and the root causes of these conditions.
- SPO2: Identify parallels between local, domestic, and international health issues.
- SPO3: Become informed citizens in an increasingly interconnected world.
- SPO4: Collaborate and communicate effectively with diverse colleagues and local partners.
- CO1: Communicate principles of epidemiology and describe epidemiological tools and methods
- CO2: Calculate basic epidemiological measures
- CO3: Evaluate strengths and weaknesses of epidemiological studies/evidence
- CO4: Interpret and communicate epidemiological evidence to diverse audiences
- CO5: Connect epidemiology with its use in public and global health
- CO6: Explore how epidemiology is related to their field of interest or career path
- CU1: Fundamental Concepts and Measures
- CU2: Types of Epidemiology, Study Designs and Inference
- CU3: Disease Investigation, Additional Types of Epidemiology and Applications
Unit Being Redesigned:
CU1: Fundamental Concepts and Measures
- UO1: Define epidemiology and recognize its historical roots
- UO2: Explain the use and importance of epidemiology in public and global health
- UO3: Construct graphs and tables from a dataset
- UO4: Interpret data presented in figures and tables
- UO5: Calculate basic statistics and make inferences
- UO6: Define and critique key epidemiological terms and measures (e.g. rate, incidence)
- UO7: Identify sources of data and evaluate their quality
|Pre-Class Activities||In-Class Activities||Post-Class Activities|
Expansion on in-class
activity (done individually):
Case study write-up;
Graphs and figures