BSHS Selectives 2023-2024
Selectives Type: 

Selective Title
Course Number
Responsible Faculty Director:

Other Faculty:
Contact Information
Periods Offered

excluding holiday period 8
Maximum Enrollment

Learning Objectives

Describe the qualifications background and career goals or interests of students who would benefit from the course:

Description of course activities

Proposed time requirement (%) for the student activities per 40-hour week:
Activity Percent of Activity
Faculty contact time

Self-directed study

Data collection/analysis


Method of student evaluation

Check all that apply - complete appropriate section(s) only:
1.  Grading
A. Please specify your grading criteria for outstanding performance:

2.  Written Assignment (Homework, projects, notes, papers, abstracts, etc.)
A. Frequency of written assignment(s)
B. Type of written assignment
  Seminars or tutorials culminating in a research paper.
Basic science research plus documented written report.
Humanities, social sciences, biostatistical or epidemiological research culminating in a scholarly paper or written report.
Clinically-based written reports focusing on a basic science or humanities problem.
Journal club written reports
Grant proposals
Literature review
Oral presentation plus written report.
Other modality with a self-directed, scholarly research component culminating in a written report.
C. Format of written assignment
D. Method of content selection (student-selected, assigned, relate to cases, etc.)

3.  Oral Presentation
  A. Frequency / duration of presentation(s)?
  B. Type and format of presentation
  D. Assessment - Who assesses the student's presentation performance?
    Self-assessment   Peer assessment   Faculty assessment
  E. Method of content selection
    Student-selected topic   Assigned topic

4.  Professionalism
  What expectations do you have for the student to demonstrate participation in the elective (e.g. small group activities, seminars, thoughtful questions, providing resources, journal club, resident lecture attendance)?

The instructor will discuss principles of appropriate attribution and the referencing of literature with the student. The student is expected to understand and to adhere to the principle that all presented work must be solely the student’s own.


5.  Other Modes of Evaluation
  Please explain below.