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HLTH 301. Health Issues and Strategies for Teachers

Credits: 2
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Contemporary health issues affecting the performance of school children. Problem identification, teaching techniques, resource opportunities, referral services, and collaboration. Must be admitted to Teacher Education to enroll.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts, issues, and strategies through quizzes, exams, and assignments of health and wellness issues.
2. Demonstrate teacher sensitivity towards students' cultural differences in attitudes, beliefs, and health practices.
3. Identify and discuss current problem areas in health that affect student performance.
4. Identify and implement several teaching strategies for teaching health issues.
5. Design and implement a health lesson on an assigned topic using media and interactive techniques.
6. Become familiar with using professional periodicals, educational websites and the internet as resources for assignments and research.
7. Identify substance use, misuse, and abuse issues.
8. Analyze how drug issues affect themselves, their families, and the community.

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