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Health Education (HLED)

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JumpLink1006. Personal Health. 3. [{none}<>H] Introduces multiple concepts of personal health (e.g., physical activity, diet, stress, social pressure, public health, human behavior, disease prevention, healthe care access, and health-oriented citizenship) in relation to improving individual health and understanding the health of a society and cultural differences in human health and health behavior.

1221. Standard First Aid and Personal Safety. 1-2 (Max. 2). Studies accident prevention, examination procedures and first aid care for victims of accidents or sudden illness before medical assistance is available. Presents new Red Cross content and CPR. CPR is incorporated in the sections offered for 2 credit hours.

JumpLink2006. Health for Elementary Educators. 1. Acquaints students to the Wyoming Health Standards and Benchmarks, techniques/instruments for assessing they Wyoming Health Standards and Benchmarks, sample health curriculum models/approaches for elementary school K-6, lesson plans in health education for elementary learners, and health integration in language arts curricula. Prerequisite: Declared major in KHP, PHET, or Elementary Education.

2900. Topics In:__. 1-3 (Max. 3). Course Topics could include Peer Health Education, Current Issues in Health, etc. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

JumpLink3020 [4050]. Community and Public Health. 3. Public health aim to create the conditions where people can be healthy. This course introduces goals and applications of community and public health work in the US, illustrated with case studies from the most urgent health issues facing our nation. Prerequisites: HLED 1006, completion of a COM2 course, and minimum 2.750 GPA.

JumpLink4005. Global Health in Modern Society. 3. Evidence-based approach to understand the interconnectivity of global health in modern society. Examination of health disparities, worldwide, to understand the impact of politics, culture, and economics on population health. Rural aspects of public health both domestically and internationally included. Students will discuss challenges and approaches to improving global public health. Prerequisites: sophomore standing and minimum 2.750 GPA.

4015. Internship Experience in Health. 1-12 (Max. 12). Variable-credit (1-12) and S/U course required of Kinesiology and Health undergraduate majors to provide experiential learning in kinesiology and health in a real world setting. Intended to integrate theory and technique with practical application to expose students to areas of professional/career interest and assist with building professional careers. Must have CPR/AED/1st Aid certification prior to enrollment. Background check must be completed prior to start of course. Cross listed with KIN 4015. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in KIN 3010; completion of a minimum of 18 credits in KIN/HLED upper division coursework; and minimum 2.750 GPA.

4016. Research Experience in Kinesiology and Health. 1-6 (Max. 6). Offered to students who wish to gain a research experience in Kinesiology and Health. Meant for students who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree. Students may choose to complete KIN/HLED 4016 instead of KIN/HLED 4015. Must have CPR/AED/1st Aid certification prior to enrollment. Background check must be completed prior to start of course. Cross listed with HLED 4016. Prerequisites: minimum sophomore standing; declared KHP major; permission of instructor; and minimum 2.750 GPA.

4020. Food, Health, and Justice. 3. Maps ways our dominant national and global food systems affect health and equity in health, largely though not only negatively. Students will critically assess practiced and potential strategies for creating alternative food systems that support health and equity, particularly at the U.S. community level. Dual listed with HLED 5020. Prerequisite: Completed COM 2 course and minimum 2.750 cumulative UW GPA.

4025. Teaching Sensitive Issues In Human Sexuality. 3. Prepares educators and other helping professionals whose work involves promoting healthy sexuality in children, young people, and adults. It also provides detailed investigation into important aspects of teaching sensitive issues related to human sexuality. Students practice, critique, develop, and evaluate sexuality education processes and resources. Dual listed with HLED 5025. Prerequisites: Minimum 2.500 GPA; Junior class standing or certified K-12 teacher.

4030. Teaching About Alcohol and Substance Abuse. 3. Introduces students to the issues of societal and personal attitudes towards alcohol and substance use, misuse and abuse. Prepares an educator to teach about alcohol and substance abuse in the classroom and our of the school setting. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; minimum 2.750 GPA; or permission of instructor.

4074. Field Studies in _____. 1‑6 (Max. 9). Offered only through distance education. Flexible course to accommodate students completing discipline specific and/or interdisciplinary program field studies experiences, e.g., athletic performance, health/fitness application, minor in Outdoor Leadship, National Outdoor Leadership School programs. Cross listed with KIN 4074. Offered for S/U grade only.

4097. Individual Problems. 1-3 (Max 6). Provides flexible credit for students who wish to undertake intensive study and/or experiential activities in health education. Offered for S/U grade only. Prerequisite: Declared major in KHP or permission of instructor.

4110. Teaching Health in Schools K-12. 3. Presented appropriate knowledge and skills to become health literate. Explore ways to teach health skills and knowledge and use assessment strategies for health education. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in KIN 3015 or certified K-12 teacher. (Offered fall semester)

4120. Assessment in Health. 3. Provide students with an understanding of components of a balanced assessment system in school health education. Students review the basics of standards-based health education and explore innovations in assessment that provide teachers and students with a more complete and authentic picture of student learning. Prerequisite: Minimum 2.500 GPA; concurrent enrollment in KIN 4099 or certified K-12 teacher.

4130. Management of Coordinated School Health Programs. 3. Reviews the coordinated school health program (CSHP) model and identifies research that supports the eight components of the model. Prepares students to advocate for CSHP and to develop the school infrastructure necessary to carry out such a program. Also prepares individuals to work with school from job settings outside the school. Dual listed with HLED 5130. Prerequisite: Minimum 2.500 GPA; Junior class standing or certified K-12 teacher. (Offered fall semester)

4900. Topics in:___. 1-3 (Max. 9). Integrates kinesiology and/or health concepts necessary for graduates in multiple professions. Provides experiential learning and training for success in allied healthcare fields. Students may develop and present projects that relate their education and training to a hypothetical work-place environment. Prerequisite: KIN 3021.

4970. Field Experience in Health Education. 1 - 12 (Max. 12). Offered as practical health education experience for senior level health education majors. Students may take from 1 -12 credits at a time for a required cumulative maximum of 12 credits. Broad and flexible and can be utilized in numerous situations to meet local needs. (Credit in this course is not applicable toward advanced degrees.) For S/U grade only. Prerequisite: senior standing in KHP or PHET and consent of instructor.

JumpLink5013. Spectrum of Teaching Styles. 3. Explores the range of teaching styles and the appropriateness of their uses. Cross listed with KIN 5013. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5016. Analysis and Supervision of Teaching Physical Education. 3. Students are introduced to various evaluative and supervisory techniques which are designed to improve teaching effectiveness and student learning. Emphasis is placed on utilizing various strategies of evaluation in instructional settings. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5017. Research on Teaching Physical and Health Education. 3. Survey of techniques, paradigms, and findings of research on teaching. Cross listed with KIN 5017. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5020. Food, Health, and Justice. 3. Maps ways our dominant national and global food systems affect health and equity in health, largely though not only negatively. Students will critically assess practiced and potential strategies for creating alternative food systems that support health and equity, particularly at the U.S. community level. Dual listed with HLED 4020. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of the instructor.

5025. Teaching Sensitive Issues in Human Sexuality. 3. Prepares educators and helping professionals whose work involves promoting healthy sexuality in children, young people and adults. Also provides detailed investigation into important aspects of teaching sensitive issues related to human sexuality. Students practice, critique, develop, and evaluate sexuality education processes and resources. Dual listed with HLED 4025. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

5050. Community and Public Health Promotion. 3. Identifying, understanding, and working with unique needs and assets of communities is emphasized, including ethnic, religious, and social structures. Planning and implementation of community health programs is stressed. Open but not limited to students interested in the following areas: healthcare, health promotion, public health, the schools. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

5080. Investigations in Kinesiology and Health. 1-3 (Max. 3). Designed to develop master of science level graduate students into critical consumers of research.  An additional purpose is to develop research skills to the level necessary to complete a master of science Plan B paper. Dual listed with KIN 5080. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5085. Research Methods in Health Education. 3. Focuses on methods and techniques for evaluating and conducting research. Potential and completed research problems are analyzed and evaluated. Research processes are reviewed with emphasis on application. Standards for writing literature reviews and research proposals are also emphasized. Cross listed with KIN 5085. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5097. Individual Problems. 1-3 (Max. 6). Provides flexible credit for students who wish to undertake intensive study of a special problem identified in a regular class. Cross listed with KIN 5097. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5130. Management of Coordinated School Health Programs. 3. Reviews the coordinated program (CSHP) model and identifies research that supports the eight components of the model. Prepares students to advocate for CSHP and to develop the school infrastructure necessary to carry out such a program.  Also prepares individuals to work with school from job settings outside the school. Dual listed with HLED 4130. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

5586. Seminar in Health Education. 1-6 (Max. 8). Graduate students in kinesiology and health work intensively on current issues and problems, and may pursue specific areas of emphasis. Although a total of 8 hours is permitted under this number, only 6 hours are allowed by the Division of Kinesiology and Health toward a student's graduate program. Cross listed with KIN 5586. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5587. Special Problems. 1-6 (Max. 9). Provides a broad perspective through selected reading material and/or experiential activities. All work is done independently under the direction of a faculty member. As many conferences are held as necessary to assure successful completion of the project. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5900. Practicum in College Teaching. 1-3 (Max. 3). Work in classroom with a major professor. Expected to give some lectures and gain classroom experience. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5920. Continuing Registration: On Campus. 1-2 (Max. 16). Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy in Kinesiology.

5940. Continuing Registration: Off Campus. 1-2 (Max. 16). Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy in Kinesiology.

5959. Enrichment Studies. 1-3 (Max. 99). Designed to provide an enrichment experience in a variety of topics. Note: credit in this course may not be included in a graduate program of study for degree purposes.

5960. Thesis Research. 1-12 (Max. 24). Designed for students who are involved in research for their thesis project. Also used for students whose coursework is complete and are writing their thesis. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

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