For this discussion you will review the learning theories discussed; Humanistic Theories, Cognitive Theory, Social Learning Theory. Choose 1 theory that you believe would best fit the target population who are experiencing or at risk for a health problem you identified in module one.
Health problem: Risk of obesity among employed people in licking county Ohio related to insufficient physical activities, lack of knowledge regarding healthy diets and less time being set aside for physical activities as evidenced by increasing number of people categorized as obese.
As part of the discussion you will:
- Review learning theories, select one theory and apply to your diagnosis.
- Define the learning theory and describe its major components.
- Discuss how you might apply it when addressing one of the health problem for a target population in your community (obesity in my county). Narrow your population to a focused group, such as a classroom, church group or another reasonably sized group.
- List 2 – 3 teaching strategies you could use for your aggregate.
For example, if you have chosen childhood obesity as your identified health problem in week one, describe the learning theory that would work best with children ages 8 – 10, and explain why you believe that learning theory would work best with it.
200-300 words, 2 references, APA format