CMYHE201-19B (HAM)

Healthy Lifestyles and Healthy Communities

15 Points

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Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance
Health, Sport and Human Performance

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: courtney.kelly@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper aims to develop student awareness of key sociological analyses and critiques of health promotion and to develop student understanding of the relationship between practice and the wider cultural, environmental, political, and social contexts in which health promotion occurs. The focus in this paper is to encourage those facilitators of healthy lifestyle activities to make sociological sense of health promotion and make it the object of inquiry.
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Paper Structure

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1x 2hr lecture per week (these will be available on Panopto through Moodle).

1x 1hr Tutorial per week, except week 1.

Please see below regarding times and rooms.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • In relation to healthy communities, healthy lifestyles;

    1. Outline the contribution of public health and health promoters towards achieving healthy lifestyles within healthy communities.

    2. Identify and apply the principles of policies, charters, and models within a Aotearoa New Zealand health promotion context.

    3. Use a socio-ecological framework to identify, understand and discuss opportunities for health.

    4. Analyse the factors that contribute to health inequities (the Social Determinants of Health).

    5. Discuss and debate key paper ideas via a health ‘issue’ promotional campaign.

    6. Apply the principles of health promotion across a range of contexts.

    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Investigating Health Promotion Terminology
2 Aug 2019
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Critique of Healthy Communities, Healthy Lifestyles in Aotearoa NZ
6 Sep 2019
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Designing a Health Promotion Campaign
11 Oct 2019
11:30 PM
40
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Guest Lecture Quiz
11 Oct 2019
11:30 PM
10
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Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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A Reading List will be supplied at the first lecture.

Required Readings will posted on Moodle the week before (Wednesday) the lecture.

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Recommended Readings

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Selected readings and texts will be listed on the course reading list under subject headings. It is expected you will make reference to these, and draw on other articles / texts from throughout your university studies, in preparation of assessments and as required for class work.
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Other Resources

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Additional resources such as YouTube links will be placed on Moodle or in the Lecture Slides.
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Online Support

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Online support is offered through Moodle.
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Workload

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You are most likely to achieve the learning outcomes by participating in class activities and discussions. Therefore attending lectures and tutorials is crucial for your learning. You are expected to complete the required reading prior to lectures and contribute your ideas opinions and experiences to discussions.

This paper has an expectation of 45 in class hours and 105 independent study hours. Absences can create problems for not only your learning progress but also for your colleagues. If you know in advance that you will be absent from class you need to let the lecturer know as well as group members.

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Linkages to Other Papers

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Restricted papers: SPLS311

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