3behavior is one domain of human behavior in general – thus linking the field of healthpromotion/prevention to the broader context of social/behavioral theory.
Section III. Putting Theory Into Practice (Chapters 8-13)
The third section will introduce theory-based program planning and application, providingreal-world examples across a range of settings – including community, school, and workplaceprograms, global health, mass media/communications, and programs targeting specialpopulations. This section will also show how theory links program design, implementation, andevaluation.
Section IV. Current Trends (Chapter 14)
In the final section, current issues in the applied field of health behavior/health promotionwill be reviewed.
COURSE ASSIGNMENTS AND GRADING:
The course will be taught online and utilizeonline discussions guided by questions specific to the issues and learning objectives covered.Some of those questions appear below. Course grading will be based on the following:50%
. See below for details about Discussion Board postings.50%
Short Written Assignments
. There will be four short written papers assigned in thecourse. Each will require you to write 3-4 pages about a specific topic.
These assignments arebest submitted to me as e-mail attachments
. If some problem develops regarding transmission,please let me know right away. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the Emailsection of the upper left hand menu of the course website. Again, do not hesitate to contact meregarding any difficulty.
Discussion Board Postings
Questions will be posted on the Discussion Board. Try to incorporate relevant backgroundmaterial from the chapters into your responses.You are required to participate in the online discussion by answering questions posed in theassignments and responding to at least one other student's post for each module (there is no"back of the classroom" in online discussion).Here are the ground rules for discussion postings:
Answers to assignment questions should be 200-250 words long
Responses to others can be shorter, 1-2 paragraphs
All posts must be written in complete, grammatically correct sentences
A civil, respectful tone must be maintained in all posts,
when you disagree