Summer Courses 2012





Health Communication

Term: 
Summer 2013
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
COMMUNICATIONS (COMM)
Course Number: 
COMM 237 910
Schedule: 
Tuesday 1:00pm-4:10pm
Schedule: 
Thursday 1:00pm-4:10pm
Day(s): 
Tuesday
Day(s): 
Thursday
Instructor: 

SHAPIRO, DINA

Primary Program: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Course Description: 

Students in this course will learn and practice step-by-step skills for designing, implementing, and evaluating health communication interventions for local, regional and national audiences by using established and emerging social and behavioral sciences theories and empirical evidence. This course will also introduce students to practical issues in the design of health communication interventions, steps for evaluating of the impact of communication interventions, and issues related to ethics and disparities in health communication. Students will also have the opportunity to design their own health communication program focusing on an issue important to them. 

Syllabus: 

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