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THCU Uses Internet Research to Understand Their Publications' Impact and Their Online Stakeholders

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I Introduction
II Overview of web properties study
III Methodology
IV Summary of findings

--Submitted by Brian Cugelman. PhD, Online strategy and research consultant, AlterSpark Consulting

I Introduction

Sharing Practice-Based Knowledge - A Documentation of Regionally Organized Communities of Practice

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Submitted by: Erika Steibelt (Team Lead for Knowledge Development & Exchange, PTCC), Laura McCammon-Tripp (Research Associate, PTCC) and Christine Stich (Junior Scientist, PTCC)             

I Introduction

II Documentation of Practice – sharing practitioners’ experiential knowledge 

III Example of a documented practice: the cessation Communities of Practice of the Central West Tobacco Control Area Network

IV Conclusions

Part I: Looking forward / looking back – reflections from across the province and the country on the year that was, and what lies in store

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I Introduction
II Good King Wenceslas: An Annotated Carol for the 2010 Season
III Is the Renaissance of Health Promotion at Hand?
IV Public Health Agency of Canada – Canadian Best Practices Portal for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
V 100 Years of Public Health
VI Canadian Virtual Health Promotion – Marketing Risk Reduction or Collaborative Action?
VII  Reflections on Behaviour Change and Interventions that Work

I Introduction

Canadian Society for International Health - Global Health Forum on LinkedIn

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The Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) is expanding ways to involve CSIH members and others in the field of global health. CSIH has long collaborated with York University (host of the CLICK4HP and Canadian Network on Health in Development distribution lists).

CSIH is now launching a CSIH Global Health Forum on the Linkedin social networking site for professionals.

Educational Opportunities Related to Feature 676

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Overview of New Media Workshop

The Health Communication Unit, in partnership with Health Nexus, developed a workshop to explore social media and discuss information and ideas about a wide range of social media tools. These tools can help make health promotion work more effective, easier, and possibly even more fun including blogs, wikis, YouTube, Face book, instant messaging, Survey Monkey, online conferencing or Google's wide array of online tools.

Social Media Overview

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I        Canadians are online: retrieving and creating online content
II       What is social media?
III      The impact of social media
IV      Health promotion in a social media world
V       The role of social media in behavior change
VI      Overview of social media tools
VII     Conclusion
VIII    References

--Submitted by Andrea Kita and Jodi Thesenvitz on behalf of The Health Communication Unit (THCU)

The National Collaborating Centres for Public Health: Strengthening public health by learning from each other

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I Introduction
II Background to the NCCPH
III National Collaborating Centres
IV What’s next for the NCCPH?
V Get involved
VI Reference

--submitted by Jeannie Mackintosh, Communications Coordinator, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) and Mylène Maguire, Communications Coordinator, National Collaborating Centre for Public Health (NCCPH)

I Introduction

Print Resources from the 2009 MyCharityConnects Conference

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Don't Make Me Think is a book by Steve Krug about human computer interaction and web usability billed as a common sense approach to usability. Krug also has a website at http://www.sensible.com/.

Made to Stick – Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Stick, by Chip and Dan Heath, tackles the reasons why some ideas thrive while others die and how to improve the chances of worthy ideas. More information is available at http://www.madetostick.com.

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