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Education and Health.

Author: P J Kelly; J L Lewis
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 1987.
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This volume gives a holistic, dynamic and positive approach to the concept of health and to the teaching/learning processes in schools and elsewhere. It examines precisely what is meant by health, its contribution to the quality of life and how this should influence health education. Environmental aspects of health, traditional styles of medicine, modern technologies, topical issues and the educational aspects of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kelly, P.J.
Education and Health.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1987
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P J Kelly; J L Lewis
ISBN: 9781483293585 1483293580
OCLC Number: 893740524
Notes: Chapter 24. Health Education for Non-Science Students in Upper Secondary Schools in Thailand.
Description: 1 online resource (309 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Education and Health; Copyright Page; Foreword; Table of Contents; Part I: Introduction; Introduction; Chapter 1. Health Education and Education for Health; Part II: The Concept of Health; Introduction; Chapter 2. What is Health; Chapter 3. The Total Human Health System; Chapter 4. Twelve Principles of Life as a Basis for a Positive Concept of Health; 1. Entropy Reduction (Creation of Order); 2. Reinforcement and Reproduction (by Positive Feedback); 3. Elasticity and Stability (by Negative Feedback); 4. Adaptation; 5. Individuality (Uniqueness; 6. Compartmentalization. 7. High Complexity and Interdependence8. Hierarchy (Priorities); 9. Semantics; 10. Information Storage; 11. Active Movement; 12. Internality; Twelve Questions Arising from the Twelve Principles; Chapter 5. The Concept of Health: Free Association Tests; The Methodology; The Results; Association Chains; Conclusions; Chapter 6. Perceptions of Young Children Concerning Health; Chapter 7. From Illness to Wellness; Educational Implications of a ""Wellness"" Emphasis; Part III: Perspectives on Health Education; Introduction; Chapter 8. Health Education in Rural Areas; The Role of Women. Health Education Experience and Social Service CampsThe Role of Village Health Committees; Village Health Insurance Scheme; What We Have Learnt; Chapter 9. Children and Their Health; Healthy Habits; Concepts; Attitudes; Judgement and Decision-making; Chapter 10. A Curriculum Guide to Teaching about Health; A Model for Teaching Health Education Through Biol; Student-centred Objectives; Fitting the Teaching of Health Topics into Biology Syllabuses; Chapter 11. Communicating the Principles of Health; Ingredients of Health; Conclusion; Chapter 12. Getting the Right Emphasis in Health Education. Biology Education in EgyptThe Content of the Courses; Skills, Habits and Attitudes; Conclusion; Chapter 13. Environmental Aspects of Health Education; Health and Environmental Education in the Caribbean Regio; Reference; Chapter 14. Re-defining the Boundaries of Health; Chapter 15. The Career-Line in Health Education; Chapter 16. Can Western Medicine be made Compatible with Traditional Beliefs; References; Chapter 17. The Importance of Cloning and Biotechnology in Combating Disease; Recombinant DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering; Monoclonal Antibodies; Applications of These Technologies. Further ReadingChapter 18. Improving Village Life; Chapter 19. Another Cautionary Tale; Part IV: Case Studies; Introduction; Chapter 20. Health Studies in New South Wales, Australia; Secondary School Biology in New South Wales; Chapter 21. Health Education in European Schools; The School as a Health-promoting Institution; School as a Health-promoting Community; School, Family and the Community; Curriculum Development --
Materials and Methods; Chapter 22. Health Education in Schools in Hong Kong; Chapter 23. Health Education in Schools in Mauritius.

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This volume gives a holistic, dynamic and positive approach to the concept of health and to the teaching/learning processes in schools and elsewhere. It examines precisely what is meant by health, its contribution to the quality of life and how this should influence health education. Environmental aspects of health, traditional styles of medicine, modern technologies, topical issues and the educational aspects of certain diseases of global importance are also discussed. The outcome is the emergence of new ideas, new approaches and new ways of teaching about health. Numerous case studies an.

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