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Ratnapradipa, Dhitinut; Rhodes, Darson L. – Health Educator, 2010
This activity is designed to provide students with an overview of environmental health and to encourage them to think critically about how they can minimize their potential negative health impacts from environmental exposures. Objectives: Students will (a) define environmental health, (b) analyze media wherein environmental health issues are…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Prevention, Risk, Critical Thinking
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Gary, Juneau Mahan – Journal of School Counseling, 2010
The impact, incidence, prevalence, and severity of violence and trauma adversely affect students academically, behaviorally, emotionally, and socially. For students residing in geographically isolated or self-sequestered communities, trauma may be exacerbated when school counselors may be unprepared to respond effectively and timely because…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Internet, Social Isolation, Incidence
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Banks, Aaron L. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2010
The incorporation of a self-defense unit of study within secondary physical education programs is becoming commonplace in 21st-century curricula. The threat of crime to oneself, one's belongings, or one's home is very real and is a particular concern to youths, because teens and young adults experience the highest rates of crime as reported by the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Crime, Prevention, Young Adults
Wyatt, Tammy – American Journal of Health Education, 2009
Risk assessment can be an effective pedagogical strategy for sexuality education. Objectives: After learning about the modes of transmission and prevention strategies of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), students engaged in this teaching technique will define sexual intercourse and sexual activity, assess the level of STI risk associated…
Descriptors: Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexuality, Teaching Methods
Shimon, Jane; Gibson, Terry-Ann; Spear, Caile – American Journal of Health Education, 2009
Objectives: By participating in this Stop the Tears teaching strategy, students will be able to: (1) analyze how alcohol and drug abuse could affect their lives as well as the lives of their friends and family and, (2) create a media message, such as a poster, pamphlet, poem, or song, in which alcohol and drug prevention is advocated specific to…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Prevention, Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse
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Pribela, Ivan; Ivanovic, Mirjana; Budimac, Zoran – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2009
This paper discusses Svetovid, cross-platform software that helps instructors to assess the amount of effort put into practical exercises and exams in courses related to computer programming. The software was developed as an attempt at solving problems associated with practical exercises and exams. This paper discusses the design and use of…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Prevention, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior
Basta, Tania Barman; Barman, Charles R. – American Journal of Health Education, 2008
Objectives: At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to (1) identify methods of contraception that are the least/most effective for HIV/AIDS prevention, (2) describe modes of HIV/AIDS transmission, (3) demonstrate proper condom use, and (4) describe the consequences of unprotected sexual behavior. Target Audience: Students enrolled…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Contraception, Health Education, Prevention
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Miller, Deborah A.; Ellis, Edith B. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2006
Although critical to understanding human sexuality and reproductive physiology, the male and female reproductive anatomy is often minimally covered by teachers. For teachers and students alike, it is often an embarrassing topic to discuss. This activity allows students and teachers to identify the parts of both reproductive systems with little…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Prevention, Physiology