Health Behavior and Health Education

Health Behavior and Health Education
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Author: Karen Glanz,Barbara K. Rimer,K. Viswanath
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9780470432488
Release: 2008-08-28
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Resources for teaching and learning are posted at tinyurl.com/Glanz4e and www.med.upenn.edu/hbhe4. This fourth edition of the classic book, Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and in-depth analysis of health behavior theories that are most relevant to health education. This essential resource includes the most current information on theory, research, and practice at individual, interpersonal, and community and group levels. This edition includes substantial new content on current and emerging theories of health communication, e-health, culturally diverse communities, health promotion, the impact of stress, the importance of networks and community, social marketing, and evaluation.

Physical and Health Education in Canada

Physical and Health Education in Canada
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Author: Barrett, Joe,Scaini, Carol
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781492520429
Release: 2018-07-11
Editor: Human Kinetics

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Physical and Health Education in Canada: Integrated Strategies for Elementary Teachers is a compendium of integrated, evidence-based approaches to physical and health education teaching from leading physical and health educators and researchers from across Canada.

Health Education

Health Education
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Author: Katie Fitzpatrick,Richard Tinning
Pages: 262
ISBN: 9781135072131
Release: 2014-02-05
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Health Education: Critical perspectives provides a socio-cultural and critical approach to health education. The book draws together international experts in the fields of health and education who deconstruct contemporary discourses and practices, and re-imagine a health education that both connects with young people and offers a way forward in addressing issues of health and wellbeing. Chapters within specifically link academic work on neoliberalism, healthism, risk and the body to wider discourses of health and health education. They challenge current practices and call for a re-thinking of current health programs in education settings. A unique feature of this book is the analyses of health education from both political and applied levels across a range of international contexts. The book is divided into three sections: the social and political contexts informing health education how individual health issues (sexuality, alcohol, mental health, the body and obesity, nutrition) articulate in education in complex ways alternative ways to think about health and health education pedagogy. The overall theme of the book offers a perspective that the current approach to health education – promoting a fear of ill health, self-surveillance and individual responsibility – can become a form of health fascism, and we need to be cognisant of this potential and its consequences for young people. The book will be of key interest to academics and researchers exploring the political context of health education.

Adult Education and Health

Adult Education and Health
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Author: Leona English
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781442662483
Release: 2012-04-28
Editor: University of Toronto Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This comprehensive introduction to the study and practice of health and adult education provides the missing link for those seeking to better integrate their efforts in these two areas. Bringing together a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars and practitioners, the book speaks clearly to how teaching and learning insights can be used to improve health in clinical, higher education, and community settings. Along with a broad overview of concepts and strategies in the field, Adult Education and Health includes illustrative practical examples from a variety of contexts and a helpful glossary of key terms. It will be a useful resource for professionals and academics in many areas, including community health education, health policy, First Nations health, and the education of health professionals.

The Essentials of Teaching Health Education

The Essentials of Teaching Health Education
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Author: Sarah Benes,Holly Alperin
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9781492593577
Release: 2021-02-25
Editor: Human Kinetics

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Essentials of Teaching Health Education, Second Edition, presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education that prepares students for success in the 21st century. This practical text is written by seasoned and highly credentialed authors with experience in both university and K-12 settings. It provides educators all they need to build, teach, and assess a health education program that will help their students become health literate, develop self-efficacy, and gain the 21st-century skills they need to maintain or improve health and well-being. What Sets This Book Apart This text meets the unique needs of schools, teachers, and students. It emphasizes an individualized approach to enhancing student learning and developing skills based on current research and national health education standards. This new edition of The Essentials of Teaching Health Education features the following: Two new chapters: one on the role of health education in the 21st century and the other on equity and social justice in health education An updated definition of skills-based health education A revised skill-development model that puts learning theory into practice as well as updated research connecting this approach to health behavior theory and learning theory A new student resource accessed through HKPropel Practical strategies for curriculum design and program development with a skills-based approach—one that makes it easy to put the content into action and make a meaningful impact on students Real-world examples to help readers understand and apply the content, along with summaries, key points, and review questions that aid in retaining the information Vocabulary words and definitions to help students keep up with the ever-changing terminology in health education Ancillaries for adopting instructors are available online. Book Organization The book is arranged into four parts. Part I delves into the skills-based approach to health education, explaining the role of health education, discussing equity and justice in health education, describing the importance of the approach, and demystifying student motivation. Part II focuses on how to teach skills that are based on the National Health Education Standards: accessing valid and reliable information, products, and services; analyzing influences; interpersonal communication; decision making and goal setting; self-management; and advocacy. Part III explores how to use data to inform curriculum planning, outlines the eight steps for curriculum development, and shows teachers how to design meaningful assessments. In part IV, readers learn how to create a positive learning environment, implement a skills-based approach, and meet the unique needs of elementary health education. The final chapter examines professional development beyond the classroom. A Framework for Successful Acquisition of Skills The Essentials of Teaching Health Education, Second Edition, offers evidence-informed strategies as it guides teachers through the critical process of supplying students with the tools they need for success in school and in life. The authors use the Partnership for 21st Century Skills framework to set the foundation for teaching the skills students need. The text is comprehensive and flexible to meet all students’ needs. With all the ancillaries and tools it provides, educators are set to deliver a complete, well-rounded curriculum that will prepare future teachers for success. Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is not included with this ebook but may be purchased separately.

Social Theory and Health Education

Social Theory and Health Education
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Author: Deana Leahy,Katie Fitzpatrick,Jan Wright
Pages: 270
ISBN: 9781351048156
Release: 2020-03-27
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Social Theory and Health Education brings together health education scholarship with a diverse range of social theories to demonstrate the value and impact of their application to associated health and education contexts. For the first time, this book draws together cutting-edge research that demonstrates the productive and impactful ways social theory can be applied to the diversity of research in this field. Topics covered include digital health, health education in sexuality, gender and health, food and nutrition, mental health and wellbeing, environment, and alcohol and drug use. In exploring these topics, each author utilises different theorists and concepts to compellingly demonstrate their application to a range of health education research contexts. This collection provides examples for both students, early career and established scholars that showcase ways that social theory can be utilised in empirical and theoretical research. The collection also highlights how health education scholarship can be enhanced by engaging with social theory. It also explores the viability of various theories for work in this field, and their potential to generate new approaches for research.

Researching Medical Education

Researching Medical Education
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Author: Jennifer Cleland,Steven J. Durning
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781118839201
Release: 2015-08-17
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Researching Medical Education is an authoritative guide to excellence in educational research in the health professions. Presented by the Association for the Study of Medical Education and the Association for Medical Education in Europe, Researching Medical Education includes contributions from a team of international clinicians and non-clinical researchers in health education, representing a range of disciplines and backgrounds. This accessible reference provides readers with the basic building blocks of research, introduces a range of theories and how to use them, illustrates a diversity of methods and their use, and gives guidance on practical researcher development. By linking theory and design and methods across the health profession education research spectrum, this book supports the improvement of quality, capacity building and knowledge generation. Researching Medical Education is the ideal resource for anyone researching health education, from undergraduate, through postgraduate training, to continuing professional development.

Health Promotion in Medical Education

Health Promotion in Medical Education
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Author: Ann Wylie,Tangerine Holt
Pages: 314
ISBN: 9781315357744
Release: 2018-05-08
Editor: CRC Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Health promotion has been a relatively overlooked area in modern medical and health professional vocational curricula. This practical and informative book aims to redress the balance towards health promotion being a visible, integrated curricular component, with agreed principles on quality in health promotion teaching across various faculties. Experienced and enthusiastic writers with expertise in health promotion, public health and medical education explore how curricular structures can accommodate the discipline, providing examples of teaching sessions and methods of teaching health promotion within integrated curricula. 'Do not fear another dry discussion of how to stop patients smoking! This book takes a stimulatingly lateral view of the scope of the subject, goes a very long way to showing why it is essential to medical education, and gives good advice on how to support and develop both the subject and its tutors in today's medical schools.' From the Foreword by Amanda Howe.

Designing Randomised Trials in Health Education and the Social Sciences

Designing Randomised Trials in Health  Education and the Social Sciences
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Author: D. Torgerson
Pages: 210
ISBN: 9780230583993
Release: 2008-03-13
Editor: Springer

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The book focuses on the design of rigorous trials rather than their statistical underpinnings, with chapters on: pragmatic designs; placebo designs; preference approaches; unequal allocation; economics; analytical approaches; randomization methods. It also includes a detailed description of randomization procedures and different trial designs.

Health Education in Context An International Perspective on Health Education in Schools and Local Communities

Health Education in Context  An International Perspective on Health Education in Schools and Local Communities
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Author: Neil Taylor,Frances Quinn,Michael Littledyke,Richard K. Coll
Pages: 278
ISBN: 9789460918766
Release: 2012-09-07
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book presents an international perspective on health education and specifically the influence that context has on this aspect of education. The focus includes both formal and non-formal health education and the factors that impact upon its effectiveness, particularly in non-Western and non-English-speaking contexts (i.e., outside the UK, USA, Australia, NZ, etc.). An important feature of the book is that it draws upon the experiences and research of local experts, representing the perspectives of an extremely diverse cohort across the world (22 countries and 2 regions in total). The book addresses topics such as: the development and implementation of health education in different countries; the influence of political, cultural, societal or religious mores; governmental or ministerial drives; economic or other pressures driving curriculum reform; and the influence of external assessment regimes on health education. By embedding discussions of health education in local contexts and representing a diversity of perspectives on this important topic this book highlights both barriers and enablers to improving health education across the globe.

School Health Education in Changing Times

School Health Education in Changing Times
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Author: Deana Leahy,Lisette Burrows,Louise McCuaig,Jan Wright,Dawn Penney
Pages: 154
ISBN: 9781134577873
Release: 2015-09-16
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book explores the complex nexus of discourses, principles and practices within which educators mobilise school-based health education. Through an interrogation of the ideas informing particular models and approaches to health education, the authors provide critical insights into the principles and practices underpinning approaches to health education policy, curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Drawing on extensive literature and research, the book explores and considers what health education can and should do. Chapters examine the extent to which health education, past and present, has attended to the needs and interests of young people in school environments, as well as assess common pedagogical approaches and whether the outcomes tally with expectations. By considering the problems in teaching health education, curriculum making, health education pedagogies and porous classrooms, the book offers a knowledge base from which educators can consider how theories and models can sit together to shape curriculum and influence practice. School Health Education in Changing Times will be of key interest to postgraduate students, researchers and academics in the field of health education. It will also be a valuable resource for teacher educators, current teachers, and those on professional development courses who want to navigate the moral minefield surrounding health education.

Departments of Labor and Health Education and Welfare and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1977

Departments of Labor and Health  Education  and Welfare and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1977
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Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, and Health, Education, and Welfare, and Related Agencies
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105005970103
Release: 1976
Editor: Unknown

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Annual Report of the U S Department of Health Education and Welfare

Annual Report of the U S  Department of Health  Education  and Welfare
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Author: United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105007603173
Release: 2021
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Mental Health in Education

Mental Health in Education
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Author: Samantha Garner
Pages: 100
ISBN: 9780429762253
Release: 2019-09-30
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Mental health and well-being are becoming increasingly important areas of focus in education, yet schools often find themselves lacking the tools, time and resources to tackle the issues. Mental health support is frequently seen as an additional responsibility of the school setting, rather than a core aspect of it. This practical, fully accessible book provides straightforward guidance and low-budget strategies to help school settings get mental health support right. With a focus on the well-being of both students and staff, chapters focus on techniques to develop self-esteem, manage behaviour and build positive relationships at all levels. Key features include: low-cost and easy-to-implement strategies suitable for the busy classroom environment, as well as whole school approaches downloadable activities and planning sheets based on cognitive behavioural therapy techniques a focus on building strong foundations based on mental health basics Refreshingly honest and conscious of the realities of the school environment, this book is a crucial tool for anybody working within education.

Health Professions Education

Health Professions Education
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Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on the Health Professions Education Summit
Pages: 191
ISBN: 030913319X
Release: 2003-07-01
Editor: National Academies Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Institute of Medicine study Crossing the Quality Chasm (2001) recommended that an interdisciplinary summit be held to further reform of health professions education in order to enhance quality and patient safety. Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality is the follow up to that summit, held in June 2002, where 150 participants across disciplines and occupations developed ideas about how to integrate a core set of competencies into health professions education. These core competencies include patient-centered care, interdisciplinary teams, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics. This book recommends a mix of approaches to health education improvement, including those related to oversight processes, the training environment, research, public reporting, and leadership. Educators, administrators, and health professionals can use this book to help achieve an approach to education that better prepares clinicians to meet both the needs of patients and the requirements of a changing health care system.

Applications of Public Health Education and Health Promotion Interventions

Applications of Public Health Education and Health Promotion Interventions
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Author: Rashid Ansari, PhD
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781466926837
Release: 2012-06-27
Editor: Trafford Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Although there have been many significant advances in health care over the years, there are still issues demanding the attention of health-care professionals, governments, and individuals. Among them are chronic diseases and problems, such as type 2 diabetes, smoking, lack of physical activity, and dietary issues. In Applications of Public Health Education and Health Promotion Interventions, author Rashid Ansari highlights the practical applications of public health education and health promotion in various settings in addressing those health issues in particular and other health problems in general. He also provides health education concepts and processes that provide a combination of approaches to lifestyle change in order to assist individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions on matters that affect the restoration, achievement, and maintenance of their health. A combination of health education and health promotion interventions at the primary level of prevention can be used to facilitate behavioural and environmental changes conducive to health enhancement. Ansari also shows how health inequality among populations can be reduced. Applications of Public Health Education and Health Promotion Interventions provides practical information on how public health theories and hypotheses can be used to combat some of the most prevalent health-care issues of the day.

Departments of Labor and Health Education and Welfare Appropriations for 1959

Departments of Labor  and Health  Education and Welfare Appropriations for 1959
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Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations
Pages: 754
ISBN: SRLF:A0000083618
Release: 1958
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Philosophical Foundations of Health Education

Philosophical Foundations of Health Education
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Author: Jill M. Black,Steven R. Furney,Helen M. Graf,Ann E. Nolte
Pages: 448
ISBN: 0470528656
Release: 2009-11-19
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book covers the philosophical and ethical foundations of the professional practice of health education in school, community, work site and hospital settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. Designed to be flexible, readers are prompted to develop their own philosophical and ethical approach(s) to the field after becoming familiar with the literature related to the discipline. It provides a state-of-the-art, conceptual framework and is targeted for health education majors who seek careers in health education and to provide other health science and health-related majors, who need to gain clear, succinct philosophical principles.

Assessment in Health Professions Education

Assessment in Health Professions Education
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Author: Rachel Yudkowsky,Yoon Soo Park,Steven M. Downing
Pages: 344
ISBN: 9781351681377
Release: 2019-10-01
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Assessment in Health Professions Education, 2nd Edition, provides a comprehensive guide for educators in the health professions—medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy and allied health fields. This second edition has been extensively revised and updated by leaders in the field. Part I of the book presents an introduction to assessment fundamentals and their theoretical underpinnings from the perspective of the health professions. Part II covers specific assessment methods, with a focus on validity, best practices, challenges, and practical guidelines for the effective implementation of successful assessment programs. Part III addresses special topics and recent innovative approaches, including narrative assessment, situational judgment tests, programmatic assessment, mastery learning settings, and the Key Features approach. This accessible text addresses the essential concepts for the health professions educator and provides the background needed to understand, interpret, develop, and effectively implement assessment methods.

A History of Health Education in the United States

A History of Health Education in the United States
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Author: Richard K. Means
Pages: 412
ISBN: STANFORD:36105033396834
Release: 1962
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK: