ERIC Number: EJ622304
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Children about Health: An Example of Secondary Gain in an Academic-Community Partnership.
Reed, Virginia A.; Jernstedt, G. Christian
Education for Health, v13 n3 p357-365 Nov 2000
Evaluated a project that paired first and second year medical students with elementary classrooms to help the medical students improve their communication skills by teaching children about health and to support teachers in promoting and teaching health. Comparisons of these classrooms with control classrooms indicated that the program improved medical students' communication skills and increased intervention students' health learning. (SM)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Communication Skills, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Medical Students, Partnerships in Education, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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