Based on the required readings and your experiences in Shanghai: Write a 5-6 page
word processed, double-spaced paper comparing the traditional approach to health promotion
in Shanghai with the approach to health promotion your culture. You may choose to
emphasize one or more aspects of health promotion.
Paper Due - Debriefing - Evaluation Meeting
Your journal will be a personal account of your journey. It will be read only by you
and the instructor and will be returned to you. Entries should be legible. Use any
writing style that is comfortable for you. Grammar, punctuation, and spelling will
not be considered. Purchase a Composition Book as your journal. Daily journal entries
are required. The entries are an opportunity for you to record experiences, sights,
smells, tastes, observations, reflections perceptions, misperceptions, new ideas,
desires, disappointments, "ah-ha" moments, etc ...Although the journal is a good way
to record new facts and meaningful observations, it should go beyond this to include
how the day's experiences have affected you, your senses, and your global understanding.
Journal Due - Arriving home - Memphis International Airport.
Students will receive three (3) credit hours in HMSE 4999 or NUTR 6902.
Although our courses are credit bearing, we also encourage applications from adult
learners who are keen to travel and learn, but who do not require academic credit.
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