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Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Dimensions of Health Behavior

We start the course with an introduction to the dimensions of health behavior as well as an outline of what to expect from the rest of the course....
Reading
2 videos (Total 33 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Dimensions of Health Behavior29m
Reading4 readings
Syllabus10m
Foundations of Global Health Specialization10m
What To Expect In The Weeks To Come10m
Case Study for Quiz 110m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Dimensions of Health Behavior26m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Individual Behavior, Perspectives, and Interpretations

We continue with theories and models, understanding human behavior, and understanding perspectives. We'll also examine an example of meanings and interpretations using malaria and river blindness as well as an introduction to force field theory and an explanation of using and making models and theories....
Reading
6 videos (Total 83 min), 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Introduction—Types of Models/Local Explanatory Models9m
Explanatory Models: Learning From Local Perspectives16m
Malaria, River Blindness: Meanings and Interpretations23m
Theory-Based Models20m
Force Field Theory9m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Individual Behavior, Perspectives, and Interpretations20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

The Health Belief Model and Social Learning Theory

In this module you will be introduced to the Health Belief Model as well as the Social Learning Theory, which will allow you to better understand how to complete your Peer Review in this module, as you will be completing one of each with a case study provided....
Reading
5 videos (Total 86 min), 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Theories in Practice26m
Social Learning/Cognitive Theory21m
Theory of Reasoned Action17m
Comparisons17m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Theoretical Models20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Process Models and PRECEDE

Here you will be introduced to Process Models and take a look at PRECEDE for the first time....
Reading
3 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Process Models18m
Diffusion/Adopter Characteristics23m
Reading1 reading
Quiz Case Study10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Stages of Change Transtheoretical Model20m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

The Precede Framework

In this final module, we discuss the PRECEDE Framework as an extension of the previous module....
Reading
3 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
The PRECEDE Framework11m
The PRECEDE Framework Continued19m
Reading1 reading
Quiz Case Study: Ofinkin becomes Otutu Aya10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
PRECEDE Framework20m

Instructor

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William Brieger, DrPH

Professor, Health Systems Program of the Department of International Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

About the Foundations of Global Health Specialization

This specialization is intended for people working or aspiring to work in global health programming. You will learn the foundational building blocks of effective program planning, implementation, and evaluation in a variety of settings, including low- and middle-income countries and humanitarian crises....
Foundations of Global Health

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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