TITLE

HEALTH EDUCATION FACULTY'S ADVOCACY-RELATED PERCEPTIONS AND PARTICIPATION

AUTHOR(S)
Tappe, Marlene K.; Galer-Unti, Regina A.; Radius, Susan M.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2007, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p186
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Teaching about advocacy is now a pedagogical imperative for health education faculty. To understand their capacity to meet that imperative, a 44-item electronic survey was used to explore 411 faculty members' advocacy-related training, teaching, experiences, and perceptions according to the nature of their faculty position, age, and gender. Respondents' involvement in state advocacy activities differed significantly by age and gender. Their perceived competence to teach advocacy associated significantly with their preparation in advocacy, teaching experience, involvement in advocacy activities, and other advocacy-related perceptions. Faculty need professional development opportunities and materials to enhance their participation in advocacy and teaching about advocacy.
ACCESSION #
31852472

 

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