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Evans, Melissa S.; Massey-Stokes, Marilyn; Denson, Kathleen – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to: (a) evaluate the effectiveness of a required Health-Related Fitness (HRF) course in changing dietary behaviors among community college (CC) students, and (b) explore student perceptions about the effectiveness of HRF curriculum activities in changing behaviors. Methods: Pre- and…
Descriptors: Health Related Fitness, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Food
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Johns, Judith A.; Moyer, Matthew T. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2018
Purpose: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, effective health education curricula feature instructional strategies and learning experiences built on theoretical approaches that have effectively influenced health-related behaviors among youth. The attitudes, beliefs and norms (ABN) domain is proposed as an alternative to…
Descriptors: Health Education, Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Health Behavior
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Tettey, Naa-Solo – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2018
Understanding the social determinants of health, health equity, and social justice from a social ecological perspective is vital for public health students. This paper provides an example of a creative method for teaching health disparities, using the HBO television series "The Wire." Methods: The pedagogical strength of "The…
Descriptors: Public Health, Health Education, Access to Health Care, Teaching Methods
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Robinson, Jenelle N.; Stanford, Jevetta; Webb, Fern Jureidini – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate adolescent satisfaction with the curriculum HealthSpeaks. HealthSpeaks was designed to use poetry to increase awareness about healthy behaviors and health conditions. Research has shown that using poetry in education and related fields promotes social connections, information retention, and awareness among…
Descriptors: Poetry, Health Education, Adolescents, Satisfaction
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VanderMolen, Julia – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to share methods of teaching health education management students on the importance of time management and learn how to conduct a meeting within a health education management course and eventually in a professional setting. Methods: The assignments used in the course are current-event relevant and…
Descriptors: Health Services, Management Development, Decision Making, Health Education
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Anderson, Alicia; Spear, Caile; Pritchard, Mary; George, Kayla; Young, Kyle; Smith, Carrie – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2017
Purpose: Healthy Habits, Healthy U (HHHU) is a two-day school-based primary prevention cancer education program that uses interactive classroom presentations designed to help students learn how to reduce their cancer risks. HHHU is a collaboration between a local cancer hospital, school district and university. HHHU incorporates real cancerous and…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Cancer, Health Behavior, Feedback (Response)
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Johns, Judith A.; Moyer, Matthew T.; Gasque, Lisa M. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2017
Purpose: This paper highlights the importance of conducting structured, student-centered discussions, known as debriefs, following experiential learning activities in health education. Drawing upon Kolb's experiential learning theory and literature from scholars in simulation-based training, the authors outline key considerations for planning and…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Health Education, Learning Activities, Learning Theories
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Hayduk, Dina M. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to share classroom teaching methods for introducing and teaching the recognition of the progression of intimate partner violence patterns. Methods: Students are taken through activities to facilitate the recognition of yellow flags and red flags in intimate partner relationships. Students are assessed for…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Risk, Dating (Social), Violence
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Tripken, Jennifer L. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the educational efficacy of an online software decision-making program, The Values Exchange. While ethics is a vital aspect of educating public health professionals, it is both difficult to teach and assess. There is a need to identify best practices in the pedagogy of public health ethics and in…
Descriptors: Public Health, Ethics, Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement
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Becker, Craig M.; Xu, Lei; Chaney, Beth – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Health Professionals are needed to address and improve health status. This paper presents a teaching technique that will help students acquire and develop applied health education and promotion skills. This paper introduces a 7C Framework to encourage teachers to use Challenge, Courage, Commitment, Competence, Connection, Contribution, and…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Teaching Methods, Skill Development
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Fettrow, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Data concerning the prevalence of adult internet and social networking use confirm that Twitter use among adults ages 18-29 years old is greater than any other adult age group. The purpose of this article is to describe how the popular social media platform Twitter can be used as an electronic library, specifically a means of organizing and…
Descriptors: Adults, Internet, Social Media, Telecommunications
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Branscum, Paul; Housley, Alexandra; Bhochhibhoya, Amir; Hayes, Logan – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Purpose: Low consumption of fruits and vegetables is often associated with poor diet quality, and childhood obesity. The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility, and conduct a formative evaluation, of Healthy Heroes, an innovative, social cognitive theory-based program that uses child created photo-comic books to promote fruit and…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Food, Cartoons, Social Cognition
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Cardina, Catherine E.; Fegley, Joshua M. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Purpose: In general, teachers who are highly satisfied are more motivated teachers and positively affect health and student learning to improve academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to provide national-level data with regard to teachers' attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs related to teaching, job satisfaction, and working…
Descriptors: Health Education, Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Johnson, Alycia; Butcher, Melissa; Thomas, Kate H.; Jemsek, Jacqueline; Shields, Margaret M. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Purpose: Prevention advocates work hard to create and deliver sexual assault awareness programs on college campuses, including Christian universities. To do so requires savvy planning and a high degree of cultural competence, as a review of the literature indicates that some Christian campuses shy away from the topic and refuse to allow needed…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Private Colleges, Outcome Measures, Prevention
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Huelskamp, Amelia C.; Dake, Joseph A.; Telljohann, Susan K.; Tappe, Marlene K.; Jordan, Timothy – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Background: Many school health teacher preparation programs do not train teacher candidates in the use of online resources available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some CDC resources, such as the School Health Index, could significantly improve the quality of school health programs. To address this, the CDC and the…
Descriptors: Health Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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