Mobile Health Design, May 23 – June 20, 2012
This 4-week online course examines the impact and potential of mobile
devices for health at a national and global level. Using user-centered
design methodologies adapted for mobile design, professionals will
learn to conceptualize and design health apps that incorporate
evidence-based guidelines and capitalize on the unique capabilities of
smartphones. The class project is to design a weight loss app for
Consumer Reports, who will present along with other guest lecturers.
More at: http://mobilehealthdesign.org.
4th Tufts Summer Institute on Digital Strategies for Health
Communication, July 15 -20, 2012
This one-week, intensive course prepares professionals to develop,
formulate, and implement a comprehensive strategy to enhance their
organizations’ online presence. Participants will learn practical
skills for planning and executing effective health initiatives using
the most current web, social media, and mobile technologies. The case
study is the CDC, and the class project is to develop a new digital
strategy for the CDC. More at: http://digitalstrategiesforhealth.com.