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Petherick, LeAnne – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore issues of race and culture in health education in the secondary school health and physical education (HPE) curriculum in Ontario, Canada. Design/methodology/approach: Using Ontario's secondary school curriculum as a point of analysis, this paper draws from critical race theory and a whiteness lens…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Eskimos, Race, Health Education
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Olynick, Janna; Iliopulos, Alexandra; Li, Han Z. – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The patient healthcare experience is a complex phenomenon, as is encouraging patient compliance with medical advice. To address this multifaceted relationship, the purpose of this paper is to explore the ways resident physicians verbally encourage patient compliance and the relationship between these compliance-seeking strategies and…
Descriptors: Physician Patient Relationship, Compliance (Psychology), Gender Differences, Medical Evaluation
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Valois, Robert F.; Lewallen, Theresa C.; Slade, Sean; Tasco, Adriane N. – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report the formative evaluation results from the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Healthy School Communities (HSC) pilot project. Design/methodology/approach: This study utilized 11 HSC pilot sites in the USA (eight sites) and Canada (three sites). The evaluation question was…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Pilot Projects, Best Practices, Program Implementation
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Deschesnes, Marthe; Drouin, Nathalie; Tessier, Caroline; Couturier, Yves – Health Education, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand how a Canadian intervention based on a professional development (PD) model did or did not influence schools' capacities to absorb a Healthy School (HS) approach into their operations. This study is the second part of a research project: previously published results regarding this research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Professional Development, Capacity Building
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Bardi, Mohammad; Burbank, Andrea; Choi, Wayne; Chow, Lawrence; Jang, Wesley; Roccamatisi, Dawn; Timberley-Berg, Tonia; Sanghera, Mandeep; Zhang, Margaret; Macnab, Andrew J. – Health Education, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe activities used to initiate health promotion in the school setting. Design/Methodology/Approach: Description of successful pilot Health Promoting School (HPS) initiatives in Canada and Uganda and the validated measures central to each program. Evaluation methodologies: quantitative data from the…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Outreach Programs, Enrichment Activities, Pilot Projects