Courses Taught by Marc Zimmerman

HBEHED501 Principles of Health Behavior Theory and Education

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 1 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Zimmerman, Marc
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Description: HBHE 501 is an online, 1 credit introduction to psychosocial determinants of behavioral risk factors that affect health. We discuss theories, models and frameworks of health behavior and explore the practical application of theory to practice. Classes will be primarily asynchronous, but include 3 synchronous classes for online group discussion.

HBEHED503 Introduction to Health Behavior Theory and Approaches

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Zimmerman, Marc
  • Description: HBHE 503 provides an introduction to the psychosocial determinants of behavioral risk factors that affect health. We address these determinants within theories, models and frameworks of health-related behavior and explore the practical application of theory to public health practice. This is a hybrid course including online sessions and in-person meetings.

HBEHED620 Behavioral Research Methods in Public Health

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Zimmerman, Marc
  • Offered every year
  • Description: Principles of design of behavioral research on public health problems and programs. Objectives, philosophy, and methods of science including causal inference, the role of hypotheses, criteria for establishing adequate hypotheses, research designs and data collection techniques. Formulation of a research problem within a program setting.