Education for Community Health Building a Community of Learning for the 21st Century by Francis SarrEducation for Community Health Building a Community of Learning for the 21st Century by Francis Sarr

Education for Community Health Building a Community of Learning for the 21st Century

byFrancis Sarr

Paperback | March 1, 2017

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Education for Community Health Building a Community of Learning for the 21st Century offers a thorough and critical account of the theories and concepts of community health education and maps out a clear way forward for community health education in an increasingly networked era. It examines: Basic concepts in education for community health that faculty, students and stakeholders in community health must know and understand. This spans from basic definitions and explanations of core concepts, theories underpinning education for community health, curriculum models, learning theories that explain behaviour, relationship between ICT and learning, types of learning along with their strengths and weaknesses, leadership and management theories that enhance learning at the community level and building a community of learning network which encompasses learning space design, technology, community and information exchange, pedagogical, curricular, and co-curricular design and six good practices for designing interventions. In-depth understanding of key concepts such as learning space design, ICT, pedagogy and curriculum design and types of learning. It also discusses professional development and development of teaching and learning centres in community health. The implications of these concepts for education for community health in the developing world.

Francis Sarr, Associate Professor of Community Health Education and Fellow of the West African College of Nursing, is the Acting Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of The Gambia.
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Title:Education for Community Health Building a Community of Learning for the 21st CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.53 inPublished:March 1, 2017Publisher:African Books CollectiveLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9983952505

ISBN - 13:9789983952506

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Table of Contents

1.  Concepts, Principles, Elements of Community Health and Primary Health Care
2. Educational Theories, Ideologies and Focus on the Community
3. De?nition of the Curriculum Question and Curriculum Models
4. Learning Theories, Process and Community
5. Technology, Community, Information Exchange and Learning
6. Leadership and Management Theories
7. Building a Community of Learning Framework
8. Learning Space Design
9. Technology, Community, and Information Exchange
10. Pedagogical, Curricular and Co-curricular Design
11. Designing Online Cooperative and Collaborative Learning  Projects in Community Health
12. Professional Development in Community Health
13. Development of Teaching and Learning Centres in  Community Health

Editorial Reviews

“The book is relevant to the needs of community health in developing countries. Several relevant theories are presented throughout the book.” - Josiah Alamu, PhDUniversity of Illinois, Springfield, U.S.A.“…This is a good idea for a book and there is much it can add to scholarship.” - Professor Laura Serrant, University of Wolverhampton, the UK.“[A] must-read book…” - Oyedunni Arologun, Associate Professor, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.