Study of determinants of healthful and safe living for various age groups; emphasis on analyses and interpretations of research methods and findings within a social ecological conceptual framework. GE Core: GSB-- Fulfills teacher licensure requirements. Elective for all others.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: 1. State the seven dimensions of health. 2. Explain the concepts of health, disease, health promotion, and disease prevention in a social/ecological context. 3. Identify social, behavioral, environmental, racial, gender, and other demographic factors affecting personal and community health. 4. Discuss relationships among healthful living, behavioral skills, knowledge, and attitudes. 5. Give examples of scientifically derived prevention approaches appropriate for specific health problems, age groups, and community settings. 6. Analyze health information and research findings presented in popular media and scientific or professional sources. 7. Examine the relationships among public policy, personal health, and the delivery of health-related services.
GENERAL EDUCATION GOALS
In the process of achieving the objectives listed above you will also achieve the learning outcomes associated with all courses that carry the social and behavioral science courses (GSB) in the General Education Core curriculum. These learning outcomes include: • Foundational Skills: Think critically, communicate effectively, and develop appropriate fundamental skills in quantitative and information literacies. • Knowledge of Human Histories, Cultures, and the Self: Describe, interpret, and evaluate the ideas, events, and expressive traditions that have shaped collective and individual human experience through inquiry and analysis in the diverse disciplines of the humanities, religions, languages, histories, and the arts. • Knowledge of Social and Human Behavior: Describe and explain findings derived from the application of fundamental principles of empirical scientific inquiry to illuminate and analyze social and human conditions. • Personal, Civic, and Professional Development: Develop a capacity for active citizenship, ethics, social responsibility, personal growth, and skills for lifelong learning in a global society. In so doing, students will engage in free and open inquiry that fosters mutual respect across multiple cultures and perspectives.
COURSE WEBSITE: http://phe.uncg.edu ***Bookmark this website*** • Select the link for HEA 201 – Personal Health • On the login page, your user id is your Novell username (ex. prsmith) • Initial password is ChangeM3 o FORMER STUDENTS: Your password has not been changed. Please send an email if you need your password reset. • The Course Menu on the left of the page is your navigation toolbar.
Course Materials: • Health: The Basics, Green Edition by Donatelle, Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, 2010. ISBN: 9780321626400.
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Grades will be assigned to students based on the points each student earns from the combination of the syllabus quiz, 14 quizzes, 3 assignments, and 3 journals. Grades will be determined in the following manner.
|Syllabus Quiz |10 points |
|Module Quizzes (13x10 points each) |130 points |
|Assignment: 7 Dimensions |60 points