410.653.98 Contemporary Issues in Health Communication
- Health Behavior and Society
- 2nd term
- 1 credit
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- Barcelona, Spain
- Fri 11/16/2012 - Fri 11/16/2012
- Class Times:
- Friday, 8:30am - 6:00pm
Introduces the role of health communication in public health programs. Features health communication theory; the role of social marketing and mass media; management of communication programs; interpersonal communication; social networks and social change; and formative research and evaluation.
- Learning Objectives:
- Know at least a half-dozen researchers/faculty at Johns Hopkins who conduct research in Health Communication
- Be able to identify three or four different ways that contemporary Health Communication research is done
- Learn about current domestic and international programs that utilize different Health Communication theories and approaches to influence and improve health behaviors
- Be able to identify and critique important elements that affect the success of a Health Communication research and projects
- Methods of Assessment:
Students will be evaluated based on class participation and an in-class presentation.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Full-time degree candidates must obtain permission from Judy Holzer in HPM prior to registration.
- For consent, contact: