Mass Media as an Educational Tool to Promote Health

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Mass Media as an Educational Tool to Promote Health

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Overview:

Mass media campaigns are used to expose high proportions of a population to health promotion messages, using the media as an educational tool. Mass media campaigns are favorable because they can efficiently communicate information to a large number of people. Mass media interventions can produce positive health changes on a grand scale by enforcing positive health behaviors among individuals.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.8.4) Adapt health messages and communication techniques to a specific target audience.

Example: producing a social media post to encourage a positive health behavior

Tags: health messages, mass media, social media
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush