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Health Communication: Extra Credit Assignment

Health Communication: Extra Credit Assignment

Write about your experiences, reflections, and feelings applying principles from specific readings and class discussion to the following activities: — Top Down Attention Weekend: Choose an upcoming weekend and structure your activities and time around maximizing the following principles: Engaging in activities that promote an experience of “flow,” that reflect your “experiencing self” and a...
Health Communication - Short Analysis Paper #1

Health Communication – Short Analysis Paper #1

Choose 1 of the following 2 questions to answer.  Your 1,00 word paper should demonstrate active engagement with the readings and your arguments should be based on evidence and information from the assigned readings and class discussion.  All readings should be cited using APA style guidelines both in text and for the reference section. Your...
Health Communication: Spring 2016 Syllabus and Readings

Health Communication: Spring 2016 Syllabus and Readings

Download PDF of Syllabus             In this course, you learn about the relevant scientific, social, and ethical dimensions of major public health debates and problems; the generalizable theories, frameworks, and methods that scholars use to analyze them; and the implications for effective public communication and personal decision-making. Assignments include facilitating class discussion, class presentations, short...
A climate change agreement was reached. Now what?

A climate change agreement was reached. Now what?

–This article originally appeared at news@Northeastern. Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from 196 coun­tries left the U.N. Frame­work Con­ven­tion on Cli­mate Change in Paris this weekend after agreeing on a his­toric accord to address cli­mate change head-​​on. The 31-​​page agree­ment, adopted after two-​​weeks of nego­ti­a­tions, includes a number of objec­tives, the most sig­nif­i­cant of which is lim­iting the rise...