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Health Education – Responsibility – Changing Attitude. A New Pedagogical and Methodological Concept of Peer Education

Published Online: 16 Oct 2018
Volume & Issue: Volume 8 (2018) - Issue 1 (October 2018)
Page range: 55 - 74
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2248-0854
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15 Dec 2017
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1 time per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Health-related attitudes can be modified and supported most effectively at young ages. Young generations require more interpersonal and interactive pedagogical methods in programs engaged in health promotion, as well. The aim of the authors was to get an insight into a relatively novel pedagogical method, called peer education. This multilateral activity is focusing the procedure on attitudes, experience, and motivation of youngsters in connection with health promotion programs and community service work. In this article, the authors describe 1) the theory, origin, and principal influences of peer education compared to traditional teaching methods and 2) the new, efficiency-oriented and science-based methodology of health education program.

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