In this assignment, you will consider the impact of public health communications. You will also provide a critical perspective on the accomplishments and challenges of this field and future opportunities for improvement.
• Comment on the progress that public health professionals are making to improve the health of the population.
• Discuss the role that health communication strategies have played in improving the health of the population.
• Examine how health communication strategies have been used effectively in public health campaigns.
• Suggest ways in which these campaigns could be improved.
Support your statements with examples and scholarly references.
Assignment 1 Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Initial response was:
• Insightful, original, accurate, and timely.
• Substantive and demonstrated advanced understanding of concepts.
• Compiled/synthesized theories and concepts drawn from a variety of sources to support statements and conclusions. 16
Discussion Response and Participation:
• Responded to a minimum of two peers in a timely manner.
• Offered points of view supported by research.
• Asked challenging questions that promoted discussion.
• Drew relationships between one or more points in the discussion. 16
• Wrote in a clear, concise, formal, and organized manner.
• Responses were error free.
• Information from sources, where applicable, was paraphrased appropriately and accurately cited. 8