Health_120_SFSU_Syllabus_2-9-10

Health_120_SFSU_Syllabus_2-9-10 - HED 120: Education...

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HED 120: Education Justice, Health Equity and Academic Success Metro Academies Spring 2010 San Francisco State University Department of Health Education in collaboration with the SFSU Communications Department and the Department of Health Education at City College of San Francisco Instructor and Classroom Support Information Rama Kased, MA E-mail: ramak@sfsu.edu Phone: 415-405-0777 Office : HSS 301 Office Hours: Thursdays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and by appointment Counseling Intern : Camille Stanley Email: camille.adine@gmail.com Course Listing Health Education 120 Tuesday and Thursday from 12:35 to 1:50 pm in Business Room 108 Learning Community Information Health Education 120 is part of a learning community with the following Communication classes: Instructor: Gust Yep, PhD Email: gyep@sfsu.edu Office: Humanities 556 Phone: 415-338-2268 Communication 150 on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 to 12:15 pm Humanities 285 Instructor: Jonathan Magat, MA (c) Email: jmagat@sfsu.edu Office: Humanities 567 Phone: 415-338-3167 Communication 150 on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 to 12:15 pm Humanities 279 Course Description Health Education 120 is part of the Metro Health Academy sequence and is a first-year experience course designed for students interested in health and social justice issues. This course is open to other learners as well. The Metro Health Academy (MHA) is a program in Health Education featuring learning communities and extra support to students. In MHA, learners will become strong advocates for community health and social justice by learning to write effectively, speak powerfully, and think critically about public health concerns. S.Malik HED 120—Spring 2010 1-20-10 1
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In this course, learners will begin with an introduction to the University and ground them in college life while introducing and reinforcing success strategies. Learners will systematically examine personal, cultural, social and structural barriers to good health and will assist all learners in identifying an academic pathway and plan, regardless of major. In addition, learners will reinforce general education skills and will continue using AVID ® learner success strategies throughout the course. Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes By the end of this course, learners will: 1) Define health and related it to individual behaviors, interpersonal supports, community conditions and the social environment. 2) Discuss how social inequalities along the lines of race, socioeconomic status and gender impact health. 3) Define educational equity and discuss educational justice from an individual and social context. 4) Find research sources on the Internet or in the library; critically examine a published research paper; compare and contrast two published research articles on the same subject. 5) Apply study skills and specific practices that support student success.
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