Join this discussion to avoid the perils and pitfalls of truthiness in health information and what we as health information-seekers can do to be more health media literate. We'll also identify the responsibilities of health news reporters and editors in conveying health-related research findings to the general public.
Dr. Vanessa E Greenwood (formerly Domine) reframes health education as a complex terrain that resides within a larger ecosystem of historical, social, political, and global economic forces. Dr. Greenwood calls for a media-literate pedagogy that empowers students to be critical consumers, creative producers, and responsible citizens.
Dr. Christopher McKinley and Dr. Paul J. Wright co-investigate the association between diet and weight-focused informational support and online information seeking and the impact of this association on college students’ healthy eating intentions.
Dr. Christopher McKinley and his research team investigate the current frequency and nature of problem gambling-related content offered on U.S. college counseling center web sites (CCWs), and to extend previous research to the United Kingdom.