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BI 214 Personal & Community Health
Hulphers, Eric A.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

BI 214 Personal & Community Health

Semester

F1QQ 2011 HI

Faculty

Hulphers, Eric A.

Title

Professor

Degrees/Certificates

PhD Health Promotion & Education

Office Location

bld 383 room 113

Office Hours

M & W 7:30am to 11:am

Daytime Phone

801-726-0670

E-Mail

eric.hulphers@park.edu

eric.hulphers@erau.edu

Semester Dates

15 August – 09 October 2011

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

4:30 - 7:15 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Health & Wellness, 10th ed
Author:Edlin & Golanty ISBN: 0763765937

Additional Resources:
http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov - Free registration You will use this website to track your diet for your nutrition project. I recommend that you register and familiarize yourself with this website as soon as possible.

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Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email helpdesk@park.edu or call 800-927-3024
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Course Description:
BI214 Personal and Community Health LE (MGE): Educational in nature with emphasis on personal hygiene, community health and health education, this course covers diverse topics such as: wellness, mental health, stress, nutrition, weight management, communicable disease, noncommunicable disease, reproductive health, parenting, substance abuse, aging and ecology. Socioeconomic and sociocultural factors that impact the wellness of specific cultural groups will also be discussed. This course does not count toward a biology major. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
 

The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, Internet, videos, web sites and writings

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  • Plan for, prepare, implement and assess/refine for re-implementation, a positive lifestyle behavioral change.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs

    MoSTEP UNIFIED SCIENCE 4.3, 4.6; NAEYC 4c; ACEI 2.2; NSTA 1.B. C.1 & C.2; NSTA 2; NSTA 3

    Assessment
     
  • Describe and demonstrate the ability to analyze personal dietary information for the major nutritional categories.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    MoSTEP UNIFIED SCIENCE 4.3, 4.6; NAEYC 4c; ACEI 2.2;  NSTA 1.B. C.1 & C.2; NSTA 2; NSTA 3
    Assessment
     
  • Summarize the major classes of drugs, alcohol, tobacco and their effects and addictions.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs

    NAEYC 4c; ACEI 2.2; NSTA 1.B. C.1 & C.2; NSTA 2; NSTA 3

    Assessment
     
  • Interpret characteristics, processes, and treatments of various infectious and noninfectious diseases.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs

    NAEYC 4c; ACEI 2.2; NSTA 1.B. C.1 & C.2; NSTA 2; NSTA 3

    Assessment
     
  • Identify and explain human sexual anatomy and physiology, STDs, contraception and reproductive processes.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    MoSTEP UNIFIED SCIENCE 4.2-3, 4.6; NAEYC 4c; ACEI 2.2; NSTA 1.B. C.1 & C.2; NSTA 2; NSTA 3
    Assessment
     

    MoStep Requirements 1.2.1.1 standards for BI214



    Core Assessment:

    Core Assessment:

    Core assessment is the final exam consisting of 89 objective questions and 6 discussion question (point value indicated on each).

    Link to Class Rubric

    Class Assessment:
       

    Student's will develop a personal wellness plan duirng the course.  The plan will consist of analyzing, preparing, implementing, evaluating and revising the plan.  It will be in a final report submitted at the end of the term.
     
    There will be quizzes and tests throughout the course, along with other homework assignments.

    Grading:

    Quizzes                           20 pts each (2 quizzes)
    Test 1                              70 pts
    Test 2                              70 pts
    Final                               200 pts
    Personnel wellness plan   100 pts
    others                               24 pts
    Participation                     16 pts
    total                                520 pts

    A 90% or higher
    B 80% to 89.9%
    C 70% to 79.9%
    D 60% to 69.9%
    F below 60%

    Late Submission of Course Materials:
    Students may make up a missed test or quiz, but the student will lose 20% of the total possible points.  If a student has made previous arrangements to take the quiz or test, this policy will not apply.  Any papers that are turned in late will have 20% taken off of the total grade for the paper.

    Classroom Rules of Conduct:
     

    The use of cell phones or pagers in class is not permitted except for those who are on call for work purposes.  All cell phones and pagers are to be either turned off or set to vibrate.

    No texting in class.

    Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
     

                           

    Week           

    Topic              

               

    1           

    Introduction & Physical Activity               

               

    2           

    Nutrition & Weight Management               

               

    3           

    Stress & Psychological Health               

               

    4           

    Sexuality & Reproduction              

               

    5           

    Birth Control & STDs               

               

    6           

    Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco               

               

    7           

    Immunity & Infection, Cancer              

               

    8           

    Cardiovascular & Aging               

    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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

    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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

    Attendance Policy:
    Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

    1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
    2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
    3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
    4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
    5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
    6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

    Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96

    Disability Guidelines:
    Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .



    Rubric

    CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
    Evaluation/Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    Outcomes
    2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
    Identified and discussed 6 or more items called for in the nutrition-based questions Identified and discussed 4-5 items called for in the nutrition-based questions. Identified and discussed 1-3 items called for in the nutrition-based questions.  
    Application/Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
    Outcomes
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    Defined “lifestyle disease” and gave 6 or more examples.     Discuss how lifestyle, family history, occupation and geography influence your nutritional choices.

     
    Defined “lifestyle disease” and discussed 5 examples.    Discuss three facets: lifestyle, family history, occupation and geography;  influence your nutritional choices. Defined “lifestyle disease” but gave less than 5 examples.    Discuss two or less facets: lifestyle, family history, occupation and geography;  influence your nutritional choices.

     
     
    Content & Technical Skill in Communicating                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Outcomes
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    Listed the 6 dimensions of wellness then elaborated on each with 2 or more examples; consistently used health-specific terminology in answering discussion questions.   Accurately answered 80% of the objective test items Listed the 6 dimensions of wellness then gave basic explanation for each and used health-specific terminology in answering discussion questions.   Accurately answered 60-79% of the objective test items Listed 1-5 dimensions of wellness but did not explain each or did so in a cursory manner and did not use health-specific terminology in answering discussion questions.   Accurately answered less than 59% of the objective test items  
    Civic Literacy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
    Outcomes
    3, University Mission & Vision                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
    Demonstrated mastery of 7 or more negative aspects of substance abuse including examples towards oneself and one's community. Demonstrated mastery of 4-6 negative aspects of substance abuse including examples towards oneself and one's community. Demonstrated mastery of 3-5 negative aspects of substance abuse including examples towards oneself and one's community.  
    Values Literacy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
    Outcomes
    1, 2, 3 University Mission & Vision                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Demonstrated mastery of and implementation of positive lifestyle changes in areas of nutrition, physical wellness, and personal behavior. Demonstrated mastery of but no implementation of positive lifestyle changes in areas of nutrition, physical wellness, and personal behavior. Demonstrated a cursory understanding but no implementation of positive lifestyle changes in areas of nutrition, physical wellness, and personal behavior.  

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