12 classes matched your search criteria.

Spring 2020  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigration, Health and Public Policy (57586)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option No Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Enrollment Status:
Open (26 of 40 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, and background information on US immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing. Community visits required. Online course.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu?fenne007+PA5451+Spring2020
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers, advocates, or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant well being. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Who Should Take This Class?:
See syllabus

Learning Objectives:

Students will:

1. acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S.

2. understand the major characteristics, health and social needs of new immigrants, and learn to apply them to analyses of new populations.

3. design "culturally competent" health or educational programs.

4. advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing.

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading and large assignments; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line, although there are assignments in your local community . Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/57586/1203
Syllabus:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
5 January 2020

Fall 2019  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigration, Health and Public Policy (23977)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2019 - 12/11/2019
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Enrollment Status:
Open (28 of 40 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, and background information on US immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing. Community visits required. Online course.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?fenne007+PA5451+Fall2019
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/23977/1199
Syllabus:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Spring 2019  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigration, Health and Public Policy (58268)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/22/2019 - 05/06/2019
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Enrollment Status:
Open (30 of 40 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, and background information on US immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing. Community visits required. Online course.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu?fenne007+PA5451+Spring2019
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/58268/1193
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Fall 2018  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigration, Health and Public Policy (24374)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/04/2018 - 12/12/2018
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Enrollment Status:
Open (26 of 40 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, and background information on US immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing. Community visits required. Online course.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?fenne007+PA5451+Fall2018
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/24374/1189
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Spring 2018  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigration, Health and Public Policy (66849)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/16/2018 - 05/04/2018
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Enrollment Status:
Open (30 of 40 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, and background information on US immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing. Community visits required. Online course.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu?fenne007+PA5451+Spring2018
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/66849/1183
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Fall 2017  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigration, Health and Public Policy (33530)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, and background information on US immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing. Community visits required. Online course.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?fenne007+PA5451+Fall2017
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/33530/1179
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Spring 2017  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigration, Health and Public Policy (55462)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Independent Study
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Grade Sort
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/17/2017 - 05/05/2017
12:00AM - 12:00AM
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, and background information on U.S. immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing. Community visits required. Online course. prereq: Instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?fenne007@umn.edu+PA5451+Spring2017
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/55462/1173
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Fall 2016  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigration, Health and Public Policy (21396)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Independent Study
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Grade Sort
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
12:00AM - 12:00AM
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, background information on U.S. immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for needed policy changes to promote immigrant health and wellbeing. Community visits required. Online course. prereq: instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?fenne007+PA5451+Fall2016
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/21396/1169
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Spring 2016  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigrant Health Issues (69151)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Independent Study
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Grade Sort
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/19/2016 - 05/06/2016
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, background information on U.S. immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for change to promote immigrant health. Community visits required. Online course. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?fenne007+PA5451+Spring2016
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/69151/1163
Syllabus:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Fall 2015  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigrant Health Issues (15590)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Independent Study
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Grade Sort
Online Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/08/2015 - 12/16/2015
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, background information on U.S. immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for change to promote immigrant health. Community visits required. Online course. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?fenne007+PA5451+Fall2015
Class Description:
This course is taught entirely on-line, but the interaction among students and between the students and the instructor permit us to get to know one another and to have lively exchanges of ideas and reports on community-based assignments. It is designed for current or future policy makers or service providers who want to understand how to design effective and culturally relevant programs and services for immigrants.. Note that no previous health background is required. 'Health' is defined broadly to include social characteristics and access to services. The course can be taken for either four-credits (with final project), or three-credits (without final project) Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major social and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant wellbeing. Contact the instructor for more information.

The course fulfills requirements for the 7-credit SPH Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration, the University-wide Human Rights minor, and the HHH global policy and human rights.masters programs

Grading:
Grades are based upon:: 1) Posted reactions to reading; 2) Quiz grades; 3) Research and community work assignments; 4) Class participation on the website; and 5) (four-credit students only) Final project advocating for needed action on an issue related to immigrant health.
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There are brief, online quizzes based on the reading and course videos.
Class Format:
The class is entirely on-line. Weeks begin on Monday, with weekly postings due by the following Sunday. Students are required to post and submit assignments by specified due dates.
Workload:
Comparable to other graduate courses. Although we don't meet face-to-face, the equivalent "class time" is made up with community assignments and web-based reading and research.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/15590/1159
Syllabus:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 September 2015

Fall 2014  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigrant Health Issues (15926)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Independent Study
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/02/2014 - 12/10/2014
Off Campus
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, background information on U.S. immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for change to promote immigrant health. Community visits required. Online course.
Class Description:
This course is either a four-credit (with final project) or three-credit (without final project) on-line computer-based course for public policy or health an education professionals who plan to work with immigrants or refugees and to become 'culturally competent.' See the FAQ for more information on how the class works. All other interaction takes place on the web site and in the community. Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major characteristics and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent? health programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant health.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/15926/1149
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
11 December 2013

Fall 2013  |  PA 5451 Section 001: Immigrant Health Issues (21820)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Independent Study
Credits:
3-4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2013 - 12/11/2013
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms NORMREQD
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
How to access demographic, health, background information on U.S. immigrants. Characteristics and health needs of immigrants. Designing culturally competent health programs. How to advocate for change to promote immigrant health. Community visits required. Online course.
Class Description:
This course is either a four-credit (with final project) or three-credit (without final project) on-line computer-based course for public policy or health an education professionals who plan to work with immigrants or refugees and to become 'culturally competent.' See the FAQ for more information on how the class works. All other interaction takes place on the web site and in the community. Course Objectives: 1. Students will acquire research skills necessary to access demographic, health, and background information on immigrants in the U.S. 2. Students will understand the major characteristics and health needs of new immigrants. 3. Students will be able to design `culturally competent? health programs. 4. Students will learn to advocate for needed changes to promote immigrant health.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/21820/1139
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Spring2020.pdf (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_garza001_PA5451_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/fenne007_PA5451_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
11 December 2013

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