Courses Taught by Justin Heinze

HBEHED622: Program Evaluation in Health Education

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Heinze, Justin
  • Offered every year
  • Prerequisites: Biostat 503 or equiv. and a course dealing with health education program development
  • Description: Examination and application, through a series of exercises, of several program evaluation models relevant for health education, including the goal attainment, goal-free, systems responsive, and decision-theoretic models, with emphasis on both process and impact analysis. Design options for measuring program effect, with the associated threats and external validity, are discussed, and several basic statistical techniques are reviewed and examined in terms of their applicability to program evaluation, including sampling and sample size determination for both surveys and experiments.
Concentration Competencies that HBEHED622 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
HBHE MPH Apply research and evaluation methods to understand the effect of health education and health behavior interventions HBEHED622

HBEHED700: Advanced Quantitative Methods in Health Behavior

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Heinze, Justin
  • Prerequisites: N/A
  • Description: This course is an advanced research methods course focused on the quantitative conceptualization and analysis of health behavior research. The course emphasizes the application of multivariate regression to practical questions in public health, and includes an overview of three regression-related techniques: Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), hierarchical linear modeling (HLM), and growth curve modeling (GCM).