HPR 231 week 1 Assignment

  

Ashford 2: – Week 1 – Assignment

Behavior Change Theories and Planning Models

 For your assignment this week, you will describe various behavior change theories and planning models used in health education.Instructions for completing the assignment are outlined below. 

Part I: Behavior Change Theories

  • In your own words, briefly      describe the difference between theories and models. Why is it      important to use theories in health education?   
  • Describe the socio-ecological      approach. Identify which levels of the socio-ecological approach      behavior change theories can be applied to and provide reasoning for your      selection.   
  • For each of these levels,      provide a description of the behavior change theories. You may      include your own diagrams or figures to support your descriptions.   
  • Select one theory from each      level and provide information regarding its use and effectiveness in      health education.     

Part II: Planning Models  

  • In your own words, briefly      describe each of the seven program planning models presented in the      text. In these descriptions, highlight the unique attributes of each      of these planning models and discuss the similarities found across the      models.   
  • Select three of these models.
  • Using information presented in      scholarly sources, describe an example of the real-world application for      each of the three models.    

The assignment

  • Must be four to five      double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages)      and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate title      page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least three      scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
    • The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other       Credible Sources       table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have       questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this       assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final       say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular       assignment.
  • Must document all sources in      APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center 

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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