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410.620.81 PROGRAM PLANNING FOR HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Andrea Gielen
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning.

Description:

Provides an overview of the breadth of programs and diversity of settings in the field of health education in health promotion, and an opportunity to develop skills in program planning. Explains the importance of health behavior as a contributor to current public health problems and the role of health education and health promotion programs in addressing them, drawing examples from the literature on community-based health education, patient education, school health, and work-site health promotion. Also discusses issues of ethical standards and quality assurance in health education and health promotion.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and a needs assessment and program plan.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required