KNOWLEDGE AND RESOURCES ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE

STIA 443
Overview
Course Objective
Prerequisites
Course Format
Syllabus
Program Fall 2002
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
E. WALSH SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM 
STIA 443   E-HEALTH: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTHCARE
(FALL 2002)

R. J. Rodrigues 

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

(a) Lectures by instructor and guest speakers followed by Group Discussions (26 hours).

(b) Paper Summaries at the completion of each instructional unit students are expected to prepare three short outlines (5 pages maximum each) indicating, from the student viewpoint, issues of perceived significance and possible topics for further consideration.

(c) Research Paper a 15-25 pages formal paper on a student-elected health ICT topic completed by the end of the course. The paper will be supported by instructor-provided and student-researched sources. Look at KNOWLEDGE SOURCES LINKS for references and sources on health ICT applications.

A Guide for the preparation of the research paper and for the individual short group presentation are at GUIDE TO ORGANIZING AND WRITING TERM RESEARCH PAPERS. Based on his/her paper, each student will prepare a 10-minute oral presentation followed by a short question and answer period.Student presentations are part of the last two days of class activities (4 hours).

(d) Required Reading a general set of references related to each instructional unit. For some of those, originals for copying will be provided by the instructor.

(e) Complementary Reading by request, references on basic ICT and health issues and an extended set of references will be provided for discretionary reading and for research. Originals for most of those references can be obtained directly from the instructor.

 

EVALUATION