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HEALTH STUDIES

HLTH-496 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6) Topics vary by section. Repeatable for credit with different topic.

HLTH-496-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Disability Law and Ethics
Disability Law and Ethics (3) Societal conceptions of disability have and continue to pose significant ethical challenges. This course examines these challenges and the evolution of disability rights law often made in response. Students explore law and ethics as different ways of determining the ultimate value of disability in our society over time. Meets with HLTH-696 001 PHIL-485 001 PHIL-685 001.
HLTH-496-002
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Health Research Seminar
Health Research Seminar (1) In this course students discuss timely health research topics published in the literature, presented at conferences, or active research activities being conducted by the faculty. Students participate in discussing research methodologies, analyses, and implications related to each research topic. Grading: Pass/Fail only.
HLTH-496-001
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Designing Health Games
Designing Health Games (3) Health games are transforming health care. They are motivating people to improve their health, to develop new positive habits and lose damaging ones, and to strengthen their brains against aging. This course provides an overview of this rapidly evolving field and gives students concrete skills to apply to designing their own health games. Includes examination of social and neurological aspects of motivation, intersection of flow psychology and game design, and new opportunities from emerging sensor technology. Meets with COMM-420 007 COMM-620 005.