ERIC Number: ED236390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Preventing Cancer in the Workplace and Community. Volume I. Cancer, the Worker and the Workplace. A Teacher's Guide.
Li, Virginia C., Ed.; And Others
This first volume of a two-volume set on prevention of cancer in the workplace is a teacher's guide designed to serve as a basis for lecture presentations and class discussions within the context of a formal course setting and structure. The course is organized into nine modules that can be taught using a lecture and discussion format in single instructional sessions of three hours each or in serial sessions. Each module contains objectives, lists of special terms, suggested teaching methods, special preparation needed, student assignments, information sheets, study questions, handouts, and references. The modules cover the following topics: an overview of cancer in the United States; major cancer theories; physiology, screening and treatment of cancer; carcinogens and cancer; testing carcinogens; carcinogens in the workplace; the impact of carcinogens on the environment; regulating carcinogens; and preventing cancer. A 23-page annotated bibliography, 13 pages of additional references, and suggestions for course-long assignments also are provided in the guide. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Cancer, Citations (References), Classroom Techniques, Conservation (Environment), Course Content, Environmental Influences, Environmental Standards, Health, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Occupational Diseases, Occupational Safety and Health, Radiology, Smoking, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Work Environment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Cancer Inst. (NIH), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll.; California Univ., Los Angeles. School of Public Health.; Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD. School of Hygiene and Public Health.
Note: For a related document, see CE 037 491.