Academic Exchange Quarterly
Volume 12, Issue 1
Expanded issue up to 400+ pages.
various topics plus the following special sections.
This part of Academic Exchange Quarterly focuses on interdisciplinary pedagogy to
foster unique and creative approaches health initiatives across various disciplines
including those considered non-traditional for health applications. Papers can address:
Manuscripts are sought that deal with topics such as, (but not limited to),
those raised by the following questions:
- Novel and creative approaches to integrating health concepts
among student disciplines that enhances their electronic, written, oral, listening,
non-verbal communication, and visual, in a variety of contexts (intrapersonal;
interpersonal; small group; organizational; public speaking; design; environmental;
media; performance; telecommunication; telemedicine). This could include
communication within or between disciplines, (including team-based communication);
and, between professionals and consumers (i.e., patient and families).
- Novel and creative strategies to promote health communication and awareness
among diverse cultures.
- Novel and creative strategies that demonstrate how
interdisciplinary communications effects collaborative communication and practice
decisions with patients.
- Novel and creative clinical training, portfolio
construction (including e-portfolios), design models, performances, and
other communication or competency-based strategies that illustrate students'
professional and personal development.
Manuscripts are also sought that describe evaluations (quantitative or qualitative)
of the aforementioned instructional programs.
- What unique, creative interdisciplinary
instructional methods, programs, or curriculum are being used in clinical, lab,
classroom, electronic and community settings to enhance health initiatives?
- How is cultural competency fostered among various student disciplines in the
following areas: health advocacy and policy development; cultural communications;
leadership development; illness prevention; public relations; strategic health
planning; risk management; and, communication with community partners?
- How are
students taught to become collaborative and effective communicators with
professionals in other disciplines, and to engage in collaborative
- How can faculty reacculturate students to
expand their awareness of the broad vision of health as a focus for learning
and to integrate innovations by sharing theoretical frameworks across disciplines,
and communicate other disciplines and partner with communities to solve complex and
- How can faculty instruct students to effectively identify,
assess, and disseminate significant health initiatives that generate positive
evidence based outcomes?
- How can faculty and programs effectively recruit and
sustain a diverse body of future professionals, including students with
disabilities, which are culturally competent to communicate with diverse
populations across disciplines?
- What specific pedagogy or combination of
pedagogies support any or all of the aforementioned issues?
- What faculty
development is needed or used that models these unique interdisciplinary approaches
while using a focus on health?
Who May Submit:
Manuscripts are sought from those who teach in any discipline that
supports the ability of interdisciplinary pedagogy to foster health
initiatives in the teaching learning environment.
Please identify your submission with keyword: HEALTH
any time until the end of November 2007;
see details for other deadline options like
early, regular, and short.
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
National Serve and Learn List Serve
Association of Academic Health Centers
National League for Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau
Southern Nursing Research Society
Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative
ECU Interdisciplinary Executive Council
See all published HEALTH articles.
Previous CFP Fall 2007 Health Informatics and Telemedicine
Previous CFP Fall 2006 Health
Previous CFP Fall 2004 Fostering Communication in Health and Rehabilitation
Previous CFP Fall 2002 Teaching on the Frontiers of Health Care