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Evaluating Health Education Programs - Chapter Summary
Learn about the various instruments that can be used to measure effectiveness of school health education programs. See what goes into appropriate questions for data collection instruments. You'll also find out how to analyze and interpret results. Consider ways of improving health education program outcomes.
Review options for careers in health education. Compare costs and benefits of different career possibilities. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Assess the efficacy of health education programs in schools
- Discuss design instruments that can measure effectiveness in school health programs.
- List appropriate questions that can be included in data collection instruments
- Describe methods of analyzing and interpreting results
- Discuss career options in health education and the pros and cons of each
These lessons are taught via the use of brief, absorbing video lessons. Along with the lessons come self-assessment quizzes and lesson transcripts to deepen your understanding. We'll give you the important key terms you need to know, and we'll provide video tags that take you to specific places in the videos you wish to review. All parts of the lessons were developed by professional instructors who are experts in their field.
1. Assessing the Efficacy of School Health Programs
Assessing the efficacy of a school health program on a regular basis is a critical component of ensuring that it meets the desired and stated goals in its plan and curriculum. This lesson covers some strategies related to assessing its efficacy.
2. Improving Health Education Program Outcomes
If you find that your school's health education program isn't meeting its stated goals, what can you do? Perhaps the wrong approach to the program is being taken, and this lesson explains what one problem may be.
3. Evaluating a Career's Cost and Benefits
Choosing a career takes a lot of thought. One way to consider different careers to to compare the cost and benefits of them. Watch this lesson to figure out how to determine the return on investment for different careers.
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Other chapters within the ILTS Health Education (211): Test Practice and Study Guide course
- Overview of the Human Body
- Human Development
- Childhood Growth and Development
- Adolescent Growth and Development
- Adult Growth and Development
- Carbohydrates in Nutrition
- Lipids in Nutrition
- Protein in Nutrition
- Water as a Nutrient
- Minerals in Health & Nutrition
- Mineral Deficiency & Toxicity in the Body
- Vitamins in Nutrition
- Principles of Nutritional Health
- Substance Use, Abuse and Dependence
- Emotional and Mental Health
- Safety and Injury Prevention Strategies
- Physical Fitness Benefits
- Human Sexuality
- Family and Social Systems
- Dealing with Negative Social Behavior
- Public Health Emphasis
- Health Risk Factors
- Health Information Resources
- Media & Advertising in Health Information
- Health Care Delivery Systems
- Medical Emergency Care
- Health Education Programs
- Planning & Implementing Health Education Programs
- ILTS Health Education Flashcards