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Michael J. Ludwig

Associate Professor of Specialized Programs in Education


Degrees

PHD, 1994, Pennsylvania State Univ; MS, 1981, SUNY Coll Cortland; BS, 1976, SUNY Coll Cortland


Bio

Dr. Ludwig is an associate professor in the Department of Health Professions and Family Studies at Hofstra University. He received his Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University in Health Education in May, 1994. He also holds an MS (1981) and BS (1976) in Health Education from the State University of New York, College at Cortland. His doctoral dissertation entitled Mass Media and Health Education: A Critical Analysis and Reception Study of a Selected Anti-Drug Campaign examined the relationship among anti-drug public service announcements, their ideological and hegemonic characteristics, and a selected target group's perception of the campaign.

Dr. Ludwig's research interests include the relations that exist between and among culture, education, health, and politics. Dr. Ludwig is a member of the NYS Health Education Leadership Initiative, a statewide group that seeks to provide professional growth and development for educators and standards-based, learner-centered education for students.


Teaching Interests

Skill-based instruction Critical thinking Critical pedagogy

Research Interests

Culture and health Media and health

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
HED 202 ANLYS OF CURR & IMPLMNT OF SCH Graduate
HED 215 MEDIA LITERACY & CONSUMER HLTH Graduate
HED 220 ASSESSMENT/EVALTN IN HLTH EDU Graduate
HED 230A STD TCHNG HLTH ED: ELED & SED Graduate
HED 230B STD TCHNG HLTH ED: ELED & SED Graduate
HPR 060 HEALTH PROMTN & DISEASE PREVNT Undergraduate
HPR 071 CHRONIC & CMNCBLE DISEASES Undergraduate
HPR 157A FIELD EXPERIENCE: CMNTY HEALTH Undergraduate
HPR 157B FIELD EXPERIENCE: CMNTY HEALTH Undergraduate
HPR 167A CLINICAL INTERNSHIP & SEMINAR Undergraduate
HPR 167B CLINICAL INTERNSHIP & SEMINAR Undergraduate
HPR 2060 HEALTH PROMTN & DISEASE PREVNT Graduate
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