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Resources for teaching and learning are posted at tinyurl.com/Glanz4e and www.med.upenn.edu/hbhe4. This fourth edition of the classic book, Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and in-depth analysis of health behavior theories that are most relevant to health education. This essential resource includes the most current information on theory, research, and practice at individual, interpersonal, and community and group levels. This edition includes substantial new content on current and emerging theories of health communication, e-health, culturally diverse communities, health promotion, the impact of stress, the importance of networks and community, social marketing, and evaluation.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Karen Glanz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2008-08-28
File: 592 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470432488

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The Essentials of Teaching Health Education presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education that prepares students for success in the 21st century. This practical text is endorsed by SHAPE America and written by seasoned and highly credentialed authors with experience in both university and K-12 settings. It provides all you need in order to build, teach, and assess a health education program that will help your students become health-literate individuals, develop the 21st-century skills that they need for success in college and in their careers beyond, and maintain or improve health outcomes. What Sets This Book Apart This text meets the unique needs of schools, teachers, and students. It emphasizes an individualized approach to enhancing student learning and developing skills based on current research and national health education standards. The Essentials of Teaching Health Education features the following: • Practical strategies for curriculum design and program development with a skills-based approach—one that makes it easy to put the contents into action and make a meaningful impact on students • Real-world examples to help readers understand and apply the content, along with summaries, key points, and review questions that aid in retaining the information • Vocabulary words and definitions to help students keep up with the ever-changing terminology in health education Ancillaries to Facilitate Teaching and Enhance Course Content The text is accompanied by a test bank, a presentation package, a web resource, and an instructor guide, all designed to facilitate your preparation, teaching, and assessment of students’ knowledge. These ancillaries come with tools: • Teaching slides and tests for each chapter • Supplemental learning activities and web links • Chapter review questions and answers, teaching tips, suggested readings, and chapter objectives and summaries Book Organization The book is arranged in five parts. Part I delves into the skills-based approach to health education, explaining the importance of the approach and how to understand student motivation. Part II focuses on how to teach skills that are based on the National Health Education Standards: accessing valid and reliable information, products, and services; analyzing influences; interpersonal communication; decision making and goal setting; self-management; and advocacy. Part III explores how to use data to inform your curriculum planning, outlines the eight steps for curriculum development, and shows you how to design meaningful assessments. In part IV, you learn how to create a positive learning environment, implement a skills-based approach, and meet the unique needs of elementary health education. Finally, in part V, you examine pertinent topics beyond the classroom, including professional development, advocacy, and cross-curricular connections. A Framework for Successful Acquisition of Skills The Essentials of Teaching Health Education offers evidence-informed strategies as it guides you through the critical process of supplying students with the tools they need for success in school and in life. The authors use the Partnership for 21st Century Skills framework to set the foundation for teaching the skills students need. The text is comprehensive and flexible to meet all of your students’ needs. With all the ancillaries and tools it provides, you are set to deliver a complete, well-rounded curriculum that will prepare future teachers for success.

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Genre: Education
Author: Sarah Benes
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2016-02-18
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492585428

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Physical and Health Education in Canada: Integrated Strategies for Elementary Teachers is a compendium of integrated, evidence-based approaches to physical and health education teaching from leading physical and health educators and researchers from across Canada.

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Genre: Education
Author: Barrett, Joe
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2018-07-11
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492520429

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Discover the Tools You Need to Become Proficient in Conducting Health Education Programs -- Inside and Outside the Classroom! The skills necessary to plan and deliver effective health education programs are fundamentally the same in the classroom, workplace, hospital, and community settings. The Fourth Edition of Health Education: Creating Strategies for School and Community Health assists health educators in making appropriate program planning decision based on the needs of their clients and the educational settings. The authors encourage the systematic development of sound presentation methods and illustrate the evolving state of health education.

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Genre: Education
Author: Glen Gordon Gilbert
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2014-05-07
File: 430 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781449698553

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The only text of its kind available for health and human service practitioners, the Third Edition of Needs and Capacity Assessment Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion continues to be a highly regarded practitioner's guidebook that is used in upper division undergraduate and graduate professional preparation classes. Each one of the twelve chapters in this edition reflects practitioner involvement in needs and capacity assessments. This is truly a hands-on guidebook for those in their professional preparation phases, as well as seasoned practitioners in public health, health care, human service, and other community-based professional endeavors.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Gary D. Gilmore
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2005
File: 267 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763725994

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The skills necessary to plan and deliver efficient health education programs are fundamentally the same, whether it's in a classroom, workplace, hospital, or community. Health Education: Creating Strategies for School & Community Health, Third Edition provides the tools to make appropriate programming decisions based on the needs of the clients and the educational settings. It encourages the systematic development of sound, effective, and appropriate presentation methods and demonstrates the evolving state of health education. The philosophy presented in this text is based on the premise that the core of health education is the process of health education. It is a must-have resource for health education methods courses.

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Genre: Education
Author: Glen G. Gilbert
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2010-10-25
File: 431 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763759292

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Health Sciences & Nutrition

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Genre: Education
Author: Marilyn Morrow
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 1997
File: 378 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763705330

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This book covers the philosophical and ethical foundations of the professional practice of health education in school, community, work site and hospital settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. Designed to be flexible, readers are prompted to develop their own philosophical and ethical approach(s) to the field after becoming familiar with the literature related to the discipline. It provides a state-of-the-art, conceptual framework and is targeted for health education majors who seek careers in health education and to provide other health science and health-related majors, who need to gain clear, succinct philosophical principles.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Jill M. Black
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-11-19
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 0470528656

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The field of health education is of prime importance in a rapidly changing world where computers and the internet make the possibilities almost limitless. The areas of dynamic impact include education and training of health professionals, patients, medical and other institutions of other higher learning, families of ill people, and the public at large. This book presents new and important issues in this field.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Peter R. Hong
Publisher: Nova Publishers
Release: 2007
File: 270 Pages
ISBN-13: 1600218717

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The Third Edition of Community Health Education Methods: A Practical Guide teaches students to effectively communicate health education messages and positively influence the norms and behaviors of both individuals and communities. This text explores the methods used by health educators, including didactic techniques designed to guide others toward the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. The authors explain the essential tools involved in communicating messages to specific audiences, providing readers with a full grasp of the skills necessary in making a difference.

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Genre: Education
Author: Robert J. Bensley
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2009
File: 398 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763755331

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