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410.752.01 CHILDREN, MEDIA, AND HEALTH

Cancelled

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  9:00 - 11:50am
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
  • Dina Borzekowski

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Description:

Participants examine childrens use of media and its impact on health. Using a developmental perspective, this course considers different aged children (from preschoolers to teenagers), multiple media formats (print, radio, television, computer games and the internet) and various health concerns (food preferences, consumerism, smoking, violence, weight, and sexuality).

Methods of Assessment:

Three exercises and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required for undergraduates only.

For consent, contact:

dborzeko@jhsph.edu