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HE 320: Principles of Health Education: Health Resources

This guide provides resources for the Health Studies course HE320-Principles of Health Education

Browsing Journals for Health Topics

The Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) publishes the journal Health Promotion Practice (HPP).  Scroll down to Online Journal Access and click on the link SAGE Journals Online for access through the Monmouth University Library account. 

Other journals you can search:

American Journal of Health Studies

American Journal of Public Health

Health Education & Behavior

Finding Articles on Health Topics & Teaching Methods

To find scholarly research articles on health topics and target populations you will need to consult our Research Databases.  Below are some suggested databases that will be most helpful to you for the assignments in HE320. 


For articles on education techniques, search in these Education databases:

Types of Magazines and Journals



Popular Magazines

Trade Journals

Scholarly Journals


All readers

Professionals working in a specific field. Example: Nurses

Scholars and Students


Glossy paper, many ads and pictures

Glossy paper, short articles, many ads and pictures

Research articles with charts and graphics, few pictures


Freelance writers or journalists hired by magazine

Members of the profession

Professors, scholars or teachers in the field


Entertain and inform

Keep professionals up to date with trends in the field

Publish new research in the field


Very few citations

Very few citations

References are listed at the end of each article


Articles reviewed by magazine’s editors

Articles reviewed by magazine’s editors

Articles undergo peer-review by scholars within the same field


Published weekly or monthly

Published weekly or monthly

Published a few times a year, quarterly


Time, People

Advertising Age, Education Week

Higher Education Research & Development