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English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Module 1

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 55 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lecture 2A: Definitions of Community33m
Lecture 2B: A Second Perspective and Framework: Offensive, Defensive, and Hidden Communities8m
6 readings
Welcome to Community Change in Public Health2m
Foundations of Global Health Specialization10m
Learning Objectives2m
Grading Policy10m
Pre-Course Survey3m
Community Change Facebook Page1m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 67 min)
4 videos
Lecture 4A: Community Change Models23m
Lecture 4B: Approaches and Tools for Community Participation and Change16m
Lecture 4C: Community Change Models: Conclusions, Lessons, and Thoughts9m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz15m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 52 min)
3 videos
Lecture 6A: What Is Participation?19m
Lecture 6B: Levels of Involvement14m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 46 min)
3 videos
Lecture 8A: Community Participation Onchocerciasis: A Case Study18m
Lecture 8B: Results of Enhancing Community-Directed Treatment12m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz15m

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