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j.health 2018, 8(5): 607-629 Back to browse issues page
The Codification Process of Baccalaureate Curriculum for School Health and Its Validation from the Perspective of Curriculum and School Health Specialists
A Hafezi , E Abbasi , Sh Niknami , A Naveh Ebrahim
Kharazmi University
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Background & objectives: Students are human capital of any society and paying attention to their health is considered an investment for the future. One of the effective ways to promote health of students is training school health educators in higher education system. The aim of this study was codification process of baccalaureate curriculum for school health and its validation from the perspective of curriculum and school health specialists.
Methods: This research was mixed method. In the qualitative phase, exploratory method and in the quantitative section, descriptive-survey method was used. The study population included all the ideas of professionals in the field of school health and curriculum who commented on curriculum. The quantitative phase included 300 curriculum and school health specialists working in Tehran. 168 of these specialists were selected for validating this curriculum model. The instrument used to validate the model was a researcher-made questionnaire which its validity was confirmed by experts' views and its reliability was confirmed by Cronbach's Alpha test (α=0.96). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses were used to validate the model.
Results: The findings showed that proposed structure of baccalaureate curriculum for school health includes aims, content, personal and social health, disciplinary processes and evaluation of apprenticeship units. Also, the findings of validation showed baccalaureate curriculum for school health was valid from the perspective of curriculum and school health specialists.
Conclusion: Since the proposed curriculum for baccalaureate of school health is valid, it is suggested that curriculum planners and the faculty members in the field of health to try to adopt this proposed model and implement in the higher education system.
Keywords: Curriculum, Baccalaureate Curriculum of School Health, Curriculum Specialists, Higher Education Curriculum, Validation.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/12/18 | Accepted: 2017/12/18 | Published: 2017/12/18
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Hafezi A, Abbasi E, Niknami S, Naveh Ebrahim A. The Codification Process of Baccalaureate Curriculum for School Health and Its Validation from the Perspective of Curriculum and School Health Specialists. j.health. 2018; 8 (5) :607-629
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