Much of health assessment, planning, evaluation, and policy making depend on communication. How can the Shannon-Weaver communications model be applied to these? What noise (interruptions or barriers) could stand in the way of effectively communicating health information within the community? Give an example of a possible noise.
Your responses should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. Use APA style for all citations. (Visit http://www.apastyle.org/learn/faqs/index.aspx)
Discussion responses should be on topic, original, and contribute to the quality of the discussion by making frequent informed references to lesson materials. Initial Discussion responses should be around 100 words.
Make two or more responses to classmates that are thoughtful and advance the discussion. Responses to your classmates or instructor should be around 75 words.
For full credit, initial responses must be posted by Saturday of the unit week; comments must be posted by Tuesday. Refer to the Discussion Board grading rubric in the course Syllabus for more details.