BI 214 Personal and Community Health
F1B 2007 BL
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Textbook: Core Concepts in Health by Paul Insel and Walton Roth, 10th EDITION UPDATE BRIEF 2008. WCB McGraw-Hill Publishers.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Core assessment is the final exam consisting of 76 objective questions (2 pts each) and 7 discussion question (point value indicated on each).
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Course Requirements: There will be Online Quizzes, Classroom assignments, Homework assignments throughout the course and one final examination, comprised of text chapters and lecture notes. Online Quizzes can only be done during the open period, there are no make up quizzes. If the final exam is missed, the student is responsible for making arrangements with the instructor to take the make-up exam at a later date, but before grades are due. Documentation for having missed the exam is required. The make-up exam may be in essay format and 10 points will be deducted. Projects and Assignments: The Nutrition and Wellness Projects must be submitted as specified in the course calendar. Class Assignments can only be submitted during class, not after. *Any late work will have 10 points deducted for every class day that is late and acceptance of late work will be considered on a case by case basis. NUTRITION PROJECT: I. Go to www.MyPyramid.gov and do the following: a) enter your age, gender and activity level, click enter b) Print your Pyramid Plan c) Under my Pyramid Plan click on the PDF results d) Print the PDF results for your Pyramid Plan e) Under my Pyramid Plan click on the Meal Tracking Worksheet f) Print the Meal Tracking Worksheet g) Keep record of your diet for 7 days in the Meal Tracking Worksheets h) After completing the Meal Tracking Worksheets a. Go to My Pyramid Tracker b. Go to Assess your Physical Activity i. Enter your physical activity information ii. Print the following reports 1. Physical Activity Results c. Under My Pyramid Tracker- Go to Assess your Food Intake d. Enter your diet intake e. Once you enter your diet intake f. Print the following reports: i. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines (DG) Recommendations ii. Nutrient Intakes iii. Comparison for your Intake with My Pyramid Recommendations iv. Energy Balance Summary (top menu) II. Type a one-two page report summarizing your findings in regards to your current diet, your current physical activity assessment, energy balance summary and the 2005 Dietary Guidelines. III. Submit Nutrition Project in a report format with your name on the cover in the following order: a) Cover with your name b) One-two page report c) My Pyramid Plan d) PDF Results of your plan e) My Pyramid Worksheet f) Energy Balance Summary g) Physical Activity Results h) The 2005 Dietary Guidelines (DG) Recommendations i) Nutrient Intakes j) Comparison of your Intake with My Pyramid Recommendations WELLNESS PROJECT: I. Identify a target behavior you want to change or make improvements on. II. Go to www.mhhe.com/inselbrief9e Click on the Student link Click on Chapter 1 Click on Behavior Change Worksheets a) Complete worksheet #8 – Contract for Behavior Change and Print it b) Complete worksheet #2 – Gathering Information About Your Target Behavior and Print it c) Complete worksheet #9- Building Motivation and Commitment and Print it (Do NOT e-amil worksheets to instructor). d) Keep a journal with daily entries of your progress and/or set backs from August 13-September 10. e) Write a typed one-two page report summarizing your progress, reasons for setbacks, did you accomplish your goal, how could you improve even more, etc. III. Submit Wellness Project inside a manila envelope with your name on the cover in the following order: a) Cover page with your name b) One-two page report c) Contract for Behavior Change worksheet d) Gathering Information About Your Target Behavior worksheet e) Building Motivation and Commitment worksheet f) Journal.
Grading: COURSE GRADE- 100% of the Grade- 1) Final Exam 20%. 2) Online Quizzes 15%. 3) Class Wellness Self Assessments & Essays 25%. 4) Attendance 10% . 5) Nutrition Project 15%. 6) Wellness Project 15% .
Late Submission of Course Materials: If accepted, 10 points will be deducted for every class date that homework/assignments is(are)late and 10 points will be deducted from any make-up exam/quiz, if approved to take.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Instructor’s Policies: All students are expected to conduct themselves with respect towards the instructor and the students at all times. An type of disrespect will be reported to the program coordinator. Attendance: Tardiness is unacceptable behavior. The instructor reserves the right to refuse a tardy student admission to the classroom. Make prior arrangements with the instructor if you have special circumstances that may require you to be tardy to class. Attendance will be taken everyday. If the student decides not to attend class, the student is still responsible for the examinations and assignments as listed in the course syllabus schedule and/or announced.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: CALENDAR BI214 Fall I 2007- Student must have read chapters to be covered in class before coming to class and check WWW.PARKONLINE.ORG on a regular basis. August 6- Review Syllabus Introduction to Course Review Wellness Project Review Nutrition Project. Taking Charge of your Health. August 8- Taking Charge of your Health. Stress. August 13- Stress: The Constant Challenge. Psychological Health & Intimate Relationships and Communication. August 15-Nutrition. August 20- Weight Management. August 22- Exercise for Health. Cardiovascular Health. August 27- Online Quiz. Work Session-Nutrition Project. August 29- NUTRITION PROJECT DUE. Sexuality, Pregnancy and Childbirth & Contraception and Abortion. September 5- The Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs. Alcohol and Tobacco. September 10- Online Quiz. Work Session- Wellness Project. September 12- WELLNESS PROJECT DUE. September 17- Immunity and Infections. September 19- Conventional and Complementary Medicine. Review Final Exam. September 24- Online Quiz. September 26- FINAL EXAM and Return Projects.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-907. Excused Absences will only be vaild if documentation is available via e-mail, explaining absence reason(s) and dates of absence(s). No class credit will be given if absent. Student is responsible for confirming with instructor that e-mail was received.
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Last Updated:7/3/2007 10:45:03 AM