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HLTH 8110 Exploring Health Education in the 21st Century: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HLTH 8110 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Carroll, J. K., Moorhead, A., Bond, R., Leblanc, W. G., Petrella, R. J., & Fiscella, K. (2017). Who Uses Mobile Phone Health Apps and Does Use Matter? A Secondary Data Analytics Approach. Journal of Medical Internet Research,19(4). doi:10.2196/jmir.5604

Chou, W. S., Prestin, A., Lyons, C., & Wen, K. (2013). Web 2.0 for Health Promotion: Reviewing the Current Evidence. American Journal of Public Health,103(1). doi:10.2105/ajph.2012.301071

Kolodny, A., Courtwright, D. T., Hwang, C. S., Kreiner, P., Eadie, J. L., Clark, T. W., & Alexander, G. C. (2015). The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: A Public Health Approach to an Epidemic of Addiction. Annual Review of Public Health,36(1), 559-574. doi:10.1146/annurev-publhealth-031914-122957

Krebs, P., & Duncan, D. T. (2015). Health App Use Among US Mobile Phone Owners: A National Survey. JMIR mHealth and uHealth,3(4). doi:10.2196/mhealth.4924

‚ÄčMcCormack Brown, K. (2013). Health education in higher education: What is the future? American Journal of Health Education, 44, 245–251.

Perdiguero, E., Bernabeu, J., Huertas, R., & Rodriguez-Ocaña, E. (2001). History of health, a valuable tool in public health. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 55(9), 667–673.

Tucker, C. (2011). Public health-related apps growing in number, popularity. The Nation’s Health, 41(8), 1–15.