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Fall 2017
Nov 17, 2017
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HSCI 205 - Group Dynamics in Hlth Promo
This seminar course is offered for 3 credit hours and will examine the role of students’ teamwork, leadership skills, developmental theory and community dynamics to improve the health and well-being of college students.   The campus community as the setting in which health promotion takes place will be integrated throughout the course.  

The course will feature a high level of discussion and student engagement, and will include case analysis, theory presentations, student-led seminar discussions, and student group projects.

Explore questions like:

What is useful about exploring “the campus community” as a unit of measure in pursuing health promotion efforts?  How is a campus community distinct from and similar to other kinds of local and virtual communities?

What theories of leadership provide useful lenses for looking at how individuals can make a difference in health promotion?

What theories are useful in understanding the developmental transitions and tasks faced by college students?

What characterizes a high-performing team and distinguishes it from an average team?
How are teams uniquely situated to address community health issues and engage in health promotion?

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Human Science Department

Course Attributes:
Mean Grade is Calculated

( HEST 013 or HSCI 015) and HSCI 101 and HSCI 102 and HSCI 175

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