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Broward College – Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Professor Henry J. Allen, MEd, MS, CHES

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HLP 1081, “Total Wellness”

A course primarily designed and organized for students to optimize their wellness in each of the following six interrelated dimensions: Physical Wellness, Intellectual Wellness, Emotional Wellness, Spiritual Wellness, Interpersonal/Social Wellness and Environmental/Planetary Wellness. Students will identify how to apply this information to lead healthy lives that contribute to the welfare of the community and environment.

This course includes required weekly discussions, course project assignments, a group project and a midterm and final exam. Active participation is extremely important to the successful completion of this class.

Please note that these are fully online classes with no on-campus meetings. Mandatory online orientation will take place during the first 3 days of the session. Students who do not log in and successfully complete the online orientation and syllabus quiz with a score of 100% will need to drop the class for full refund by the end of the drop/add period (see semester / session below for drop dates).

Broward College uses the Desire2Learn (D2L) learning management system.  Students may view http://www.broward.edu/itech/d2l/ for additional information on D2L.

 

Course Orientation / Syllabus Quiz

Summer (20163), session 3: June 29 to August 10, 2016 – HLP 1081 Course Reference # 542505

A mandatory course orientation will take place during the first three (3) days of the session, consisting of an assignment, introductory discussion and a 10-question quiz based on the syllabus.  You much achieve a 100% score on the syllabus quiz to remain in class.  If you do not complete the course orientation within the first three days of the course you will not be allowed to continue in the class.  Please drop the class for full refund by end of drop/add on July 05, 2016.

Summer (20163), session 2: May 16 to June 26, 2016 – HLP 1081 Course Reference # 542688

A mandatory course orientation will take place during the first three (3) days of the session, consisting of an assignment, introductory discussion and a 10-question quiz based on the syllabus.  You much achieve a 100% score on the syllabus quiz to remain in class.  If you do not complete the course orientation within the first three days of the course you will not be allowed to continue in the class.  Please drop the class for full refund by end of drop/add on May 18, 2016.

Spring (20162), session 4: March 16 to May 08, 2016 – HLP 1081 Course Reference # 536577 & 536579

A mandatory course orientation will take place during the first three (3) days of the session, consisting of an assignment, introductory discussion and a 10-question quiz based on the syllabus.  You much achieve a 100% score on the syllabus quiz to remain in class.  If you do not complete the course orientation within the first three days of the course you will not be allowed to continue in the class.  Please drop the class for full refund by end of drop/add on March 23, 2016.

Spring (20162), session 2: January 11 to March 06, 2016 – HLP 1081 Course Reference # 536226

A mandatory course orientation will take place during the first three (3) days of the session, consisting of an assignment, introductory discussion and a 10-question quiz based on the syllabus.  You much achieve a 100% score on the syllabus quiz to remain in class.  If you do not complete the course orientation within the first three days of the course you will not be allowed to continue in the class.  Please drop the class for full refund by end of drop/add on January 19, 2016.

Fall (20161), session 4: October 20 to December 15, 2015 – HLP 1081 Course Reference # 526441 & 535939

A mandatory course orientation will take place during the first three (3) days of the session, consisting of an assignment, introductory discussion and a 10-question quiz based on the syllabus.  You much achieve a 100% score on the syllabus quiz to remain in class.  If you do not complete the course orientation within the first three days of the course you will not be allowed to continue in the class.  Please drop the class for full refund by end of drop/add on October 26, 2015.

Fall (20161), session 2: August 24 to October 15, 2015 – HLP 1081 Course Reference # 525022

A mandatory course orientation will take place during the first three (3) days of the session, consisting of an assignment, introductory discussion and a 10-question quiz based on the syllabus.  You much achieve a 100% score on the syllabus quiz to remain in class.  If you do not complete the course orientation within the first three days of the course you will not be allowed to continue in the class.  Please drop the class for full refund by end of drop/add on August 31, 2015.

Faculty Introduction

I am Professor Henry Allen, the Wellness instructor for these courses.

I have worked in the fields of Health, Education and Technology in a variety of settings in government, higher education and the private sector. I have a master’s degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion (Florida Atlantic University)  and a second master’s degree in Educational Leadership (Troy University).  Additionally, I am a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

I previously taught at Broward College, Florida Atlantic University and Kaiser College in the departments of Education, Physical Science and Wellness, Exercise Science and Health Promotion, and Computer Science.

Like many of you, I served in the military … however, I was called back to Active Duty in 2012.

I am a Lieutenant Commander with the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (Health Services Officer) and work on behalf of the Surgeon General of the United States. The mission of the U.S. Public Health Service is, … “to protect, promote, and advance the health and safety of our nation.”

My previous military service was as an Air Force Electronic Warfare Officer, flying world-wide reconnaissance missions.  During the Gulf War (Desert Shield / Desert Storm) I was Chief of Reconnaissance Operations at Riyadh Air Base, Saudi Arabia.

I am assigned to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Secretary’s Operations Center (HHS-SOC) in Washington, DC as an Emergency Management Specialist.  The HHS SOC operates 24/7/365.  The mission of the SOC is to serve as the focal point for synthesis of critical public health and medical information on behalf of the United States Government.  Right now we are working on issues involving Unaccompanied Immigrant Children, the Zika virus, contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, and the aftermath of severe weather throughout the United States.

I look forward to discussing the benefits of healthy living with you.

 

Course Description

A course primarily designed and organized for students to optimize their wellness in each of the following six interrelated dimensions: Physical Wellness, Intellectual Wellness, Emotional Wellness, Spiritual Wellness, Interpersonal/Social Wellness and Environmental/Planetary Wellness. Students will identify how to apply this information to lead healthy lives that contribute to the welfare of the community and environment.

This course includes required weekly discussions, course project assignments, a group project and a midterm and final exam. Active participation is extremely important to the successful completion of this class.

 

Learning Outcomes

1. The student shall be able to understand all aspects of physical wellness including assessment, interpretation, maintenance and implementation of a wellness plan.
2. The student shall discuss factors that may influence their emotional well-being.
3. The student shall discuss factors that may improve intellectual well-being.
4. The student shall discuss factors that affect spiritual wellness.
5. The student shall identify factors that affect interpersonal-social wellness.
6. The student shall identify how personal wellness affects the health of the planet and how they can help to create a more sustainable world.

 

Methods of Instruction

This 2-credit hour course. Normally, a 2-credit course would meet once or twice during the week (during a 16-week term) for a total of 3 hours per week or 48 hours per term.

There is a mandatory online orientation that must be completed in the first three days of the semester.  This includes posting a welcome introductory discussion, completing an assignment and completing a 10-question online quiz based on the syllabus. See the course schedule in the syllabus for more details. Students are responsible to review the course syllabus during the semester.

This course consists of project assignments based on the textbook, online discussions, an environmental group project and a midterm and final exam.

 

Course Requirements

  • There are no prerequisites for HLP 1081. Students should have access to Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint (for a group project) and camera or phone to take a video.
  • New to e-learning? Review the student videos and general information about online learning at the Broward College Online website before enrolling in any online or blended course.
  • Before enrolling in an e-learning course review, computer requirements.
  • All students must obtain their BC email address. It is used for course login.
  • To research information please see library information

 

Course Materials

NOTE: This course uses OER (Online Educational Resources). The text is embedded in the Course Content.

If you use the text from within the course, there is no charge for it. If you wish to obtain a print version of the text, you can do so from Flat World Knowledge. You will be charged for the print version — details will be available in course syllabus.

Textbook Information (optional / not required):

  • Author: White, Linda
  • Title: Health Now: An Integrative Approach to Personal Health, version 1.03, Flat World Knowledge, 2013
  • ISBN: 978-1-4533-6338-6

The remaining course materials — notes (in both .pdf format for viewing on the screen and .ppt format for printing) and links are all provided within the course. It is extremely important that you use all the resources provided in the course.

In addition, this course utilizes the following required software or hardware tools:

  1. Access to PowerPoint and Adobe Reader software
  2. Tape measure
  3. Any exercise piece of equipment that you can use at home such as a stability ball and/or a set of dumbbells, or exercise bands.

 

How to Register for this Course

Please register for these courses using the myBC website . Students must pay for the course before they will be able to log into the course.

 

Information Contact

If you are interested in registering for HLP 1081 online, please feel free to contact me via email hallen@broward.edu

 

How to Access this Course once you are Enrolled in this Class

You will be able to log in 08:01 AM EST of the first day. Please understand that the only people who will be permitted to login are those students who have registered and paid for the course.

 

You must obtain BC email user ID and PIN code before attempting to login to BConline. At BC email address site, click on “ID Lookup”, then enter your Student# (or INTL Student ID#) and PIN code (2-digit birth month and 2-digit year). Write down your email ID (not the @mail.broward.edu part), which is your User Name.

  • Your BConlline User Name is the same as your BC email ID.
  • Your BConline password is the same as your BC email PIN code

Links to help students get connected to online course(s) at BC BConline page

The direct link for BConline is https://bconline.broward.edu.

 

Student Resources

For year-round, 24 hour technical assistance, use the information below to reach the BConline Help Desk.

 

Disability Services

If you feel you cannot participate in the class activities, please contact the Office of Disability Services for an accommodation letter.  Without the letter, I cannot provide you alternate activities and assignments.

 

 

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