Week 4 Discussion PHE4030 Foundation of Health Communication

Week 4 DiscussionDiscussion Topic Due August 5 at 11:59 PMUnderstanding Elements of Effective Health Communication Campaigns

The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week on the basis of the course competencies covered.

For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use outside sources. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

Read all the information presented in the effective health communication campaigns, titled Truth and Man Therapy in Public Health Campaigns That Change Minds, and then watch each ad.

Answer the following questions:

How accurate is the information being presented in each campaign? Provide examples.
How clear is the information being presented in each campaign? Provide examples.
How consistent is the information being presented in each campaign? Provide examples.
How credible is the information being presented in each campaign? Provide examples.
How relevant is the information being presented in each campaign? Provide examples.