Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness
14 May 2018
Liguori, Gary; Carroll-Cobb, Sandra
Questions and Answers grabs hold of students’ attention and doesn’t let go. It delivers the serious content you want in a student Q&A format that’s fun to read and an online learning space that commands active learning and promotes behavior change with Connect.
Questions and Answers’ active learning approach includes the following features:
FOCUS ON BEHAVIOR CHANGE
Online video case studies follow real college students attempting to change their behavior and prompt readers to apply lessons from these experiences to their own behavior-change goals. A series of lab activities provide tracking tools and self-assessment forms that can be completed in print or online.
Questions and Answers’ results-centered pedagogy ensures that the content of each chapter works toward the larger goal of making students active participants in their own life-learning. Critical thinking questions and calls to action prompt students to evaluate the content and connect it to their own experiences.
LATEST RESEARCH AND SCIENCE
The fourth edition features new research-based coverage of the use of digital technology, including new Tech Tips in every chapter that help students take advantage of apps and tech-based devices that will help them reach their fitness and wellness goals. Additionally, every chapter has been updated to reflect current scientific thinking, data, and statistics from such authoritative sources as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
BETTER DATA, SMARTER REVISION, IMPROVED RESULTS
Students helped inform the revision strategy of Questions and Answers. What is the result? Connect heat map gave the authors empirically-based feedback at the paragraph and even sentence level, they developed the new edition using precise student data that pinpointed concepts that caused students the most difficult.