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Dimaano, Christian; Spigner, Clarence – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning biography engaging its readers on important topics ranging from race, science and ethics to the social determinants of health. However, the multiple pedagogic impacts of this book on the public health classroom setting have yet to be comprehensively…
Descriptors: Health Education, Student Attitudes, Ethics, Cytology
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Griffin, Tania L; Clarke, Joanne L; Lancashire, Emma R; Pallan, Miranda J; Passmore, Sandra; Adab, Peymane – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: There has been a wealth of childhood obesity prevention studies in school-based settings. However, few have investigated the experiences of school staff charged with delivery of such programmes. This study aimed to elicit teachers' experiences of delivering a childhood obesity prevention programme for children aged 6-7 years. Design:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Obesity, Prevention, Elementary School Teachers
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McLean, Scott – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: To address a critical gap in health education scholarship by exploring the contexts in which self-help reading takes place, the motivations of self-help readers and the processes through which such readers engage with books on mental health. Design: Structured, in-depth interviews conducted with participants recruited through online…
Descriptors: Self Help Programs, Reading, Mental Health, Motivation