Student learning outcomes: Health Education, Secondary Education (BS)

Shown here are the general learning goals of the program broken down into specific student learning outcomes (SLOs). These SLOs represent what a student should be able to do as a result of successfully completing this program. Student performance on these outcomes are routinely assessed by program faculty as a way of informing programmatic improvement efforts.

Goal Outcome

1 - Understand the discipline of Health Education and its foundation in learning theory and the biological and behavioral sciences

  • Health Education students will classify the roles and responsibilities of health educators who practice in a variety of settings
  • Health education teacher candidates: summarize biological, psychological, historical, behavioral, and sociological concepts related to risk reduction and health promotion

2 - Apply important concepts of nutrition, consumer health, family life/sexuality, mental health, chronic and communicable diseases, first aid and safety, and environmental health.

  • Health education teacher candidates: remember medically accurate content knowledge to assist students in the adoption of health-promoting behaviors

3 - Demonstrate a variety of methods and skills in planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programs

  • Health Education students will deliver a micro-teaching experience in the public schools
  • Health education teacher candidates: apply skills of planning of health education programs

4 - Evaluate and create resources for effective programs in Health Education.

  • Health Education teacher candidates critique resources and instructional materials in health education
  • Health Education teacher candidates: produce creative and meaningful instructional materials


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