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Photovoice as a research method and a strategy for community health promotion (지역사회 건강증진 연구방법 및 전략으로서의 포토보이스)

  • Yoo, Seunghyun
    • Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion
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    • v.32 no.1
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    • pp.77-87
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    • 2015
  • Objectives: This study aims to explain the process of photovoice, to review relevant research cases, and to discuss the issues in photovoice applications for community health promotion. Methods: Literature review is performed on photovoice manuals, systematic review literature on international photovoice research, and Korean photovoice studies. The review was based on 8 research papers and 6 practice manuals. Results: Photovoice so far has specified its orientation to participatory research. Its implementation includes photovoice training, photo taking and sharing, interviews and discussions, photo exhibit, and social action planning for policy change. SHOWeD questions and the like guide photovoice discussions while they face some challenges in application. Social action planning for policy change part of the photovoice needs attention in implementation and evaluation. Conclusions: Adherence to the participatory principles and action research orientation in photovoice requires persistent efforts. Process and impact evaluation with development of photovoice research infrastructure will enhance photovoice application.

Effect of Dietary Education of Health, Environment, and Consideration among Undergraduate Students (대학생을 위한 건강, 환경, 배려의 식생활교육 효과)

  • An, Soon-Hee;Shin, Woo-kyoung;Kim, Yookyung
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Food Culture
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    • v.33 no.2
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    • pp.176-185
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    • 2018
  • The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of dietary education on undergraduate student's health, environment, and consideration. A total of 54 participants were recruited from an undergraduate student in Seoul. We conductive quantitative analysis of a structured questionnaire and qualitative analysis of interviews recorded by photovoice. There are significant differences among knowledge, dietary attitude, and food behavior in the field of health (p<0.001). In the field of health, photovoice data were categorized as 'health care practice', 'Korean dietary lifestyles', or 'awareness of importance of health' (p<0.001). In the field of environment, photovoice data were categorized as 'environment-friendly dietary lifestyle' and 'environmental contamination minimization'(p<0.001). In the field of consideration, photovoice data were categorized as 'gratitude for others', 'joy of cooking'or 'eating meals together'(p<0.01). In conclusion, we found that dietary education about health, environment, and consideration may affect healthy dietary lifestyle among undergraduate students. Our findings may warrant further studies to develop significantly effective dietary education for undergraduate students.

An Exploatory Study about Stress Coping Strategy of University Student: Utilizing Photovoice Methodology (포토보이스 조사방법을 활용한 대학생의 스트레스 대처전략 탐색적 연구)

  • Jeong, Ji-Na
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.16 no.10
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    • pp.545-555
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    • 2018
  • The current study uses photovoice, a participatory and quantitative method of research, to understand the stress in the youth through the experiences of university students. The study was conducted in the order of education, data collection, data analysis for six session college students in J city. The results was largely categorized into three themes as follows. Firstly, as sub-themes of meaning of stress, there were 'Spider web that clogs the head', 'Seemingly endless passage', 'Anxiety that keeps hands fidgeting', Secondly, factors of stress, there were 'Life does not depend on the class rank', Financial hardships,' Frustrated with getting a job', 'Difficulty in time management', Thirdly, how to cope with stress, there were 'A friend you can freely talk to and laugh with', 'Grab some food and release some stress', 'Get away from daily life', Positive thinking relaxes body and spirit'. Based 0n the analyzed results, we can understand the causes and coping strategies of college students in depth, suggested the practical suggestions and limitation of college society about stress and the educational implication of utilizing photovoice.

Workers' perceptions on the experience education for occupational safety and health in community: Focused on the values and affecting factors (지역사회 산업안전보건 체험교육에 대한 근로자의 인식: 체험교육의 가치와 영향 요인을 중심으로)

  • Park, Kyoung Ok
    • The Journal of Korean Society for School & Community Health Education
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    • v.22 no.1
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    • pp.73-92
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    • 2021
  • Objectives: The purposes of this study was to describe workers' perceived values and the affecting factors (pros and cons) of the experience education for occupational safety and health and to suggest the strategies and future directions to improve the experience educational quality. Methods: A total of 8 male workers taking the safety and health education of the 7 safety experience education centers involved in this study (5 centers managed by Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA), 2 centers of large commercial companies). This study used Photovoice, a qualitative method, as the study method. We conducted the photovoice-based in-depth interview with the SHOWeD questions and strategy and used the taxonomical analysis. Results: The study participants' perceived values of experience education were strengthening self-efficacy of the safety and health practices, providing practically useful information, and enjoying refreshing experiences different from daily jobs. Positive affecting factors of the experience education (pros) were providing the educational environments and opportunities of direct experiences, teaching practical safety and health contents for the participants, and the trainer's instruction competencies. Negative affecting factors of the experience education (cons) were learner's negative or standing postures during trainer's lecturing, insufficient exercise conditions and facilities for education, and difficult and theory-oriented lecture far from the practical jobs in reality. Conclusions: Major values of exercise education were direct experiences, useful contents and interesting opportunities from the education participants' perspectives. To improve the exercise education quality, overall educational environments such as convenience facilities as well as exercise facilities should be modified altogether. This study partially and conveniently used the photovoice method as the study limitation.

Exploration of the meaning and factors affecting the mental health perceived by university students utilizing photovoice methodology (포토보이스 조사방법을 활용한 대학생이 지각한 정신건강의 의미와 영향요인 탐색)

  • Lee, Sowon;Kim, Kyungsook;Kim, Boyoung
    • Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion
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    • v.34 no.1
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    • pp.77-90
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    • 2017
  • Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore how university students perceive the mental health, what are the factors affecting the mental health in their lives. Methods: The participants of this study were eight university students who haven't participated in a class of mental health, residing in G city. This study collected the data between May 9 and June 13, 2016, and adopted a photovoice methodology of participatory action research. Results: The mental health perceived by the participants was expressed as new things re-experiencing in a familiar daily life of themselves, and things seem the same but different from others. Through discussion, the participants found that affecting factors of the mental health they negatively perceived could work on others as positive factors. Also, the participants were in search of a strategy to individually protect the mental health barriers in ways of that could contribute to mental health of the community such as conformity to social regulations. Conclusions: Based on these results, this study was meaningful in that various views were derived to prepare strategies and policy alternatives to promote university students' mental health.

A Study on Youth Career Education through Analysis of Social Economic Perception of Young People: Using Photovoice Methodology (청년들의 사회적 경제 인식 분석을 통한 청년 진로교육에 관한 연구: 포토보이스 (Photovoice) 방법론 활용)

  • Park, Jae-Whan;Lee, II-Han
    • Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship
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    • v.13 no.4
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    • pp.83-98
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    • 2018
  • The purpose of this study was to investigate how college students perceive social economics as a young age, This study was conducted three times at intervals of two weeks with five college students who are engaged in SEN club activities in Seoul, Korea. To achieve the purpose of the study, a participatory practice research technique called Photovoice qualitative research method was used. Participants in the main topic of social economy were selected by the participants as 'Social economy is', 'SEN for me' and 'My future career'. Respectively. The results of the study are as follows. First, the research students of the study group have taken pictures of the social economy in terms of 'diversity', 'consideration', 'cooperation', 'cooperation', 'help' and 'conflict of interest'. Second, the students participating in the research semantics mean the pictures taken with 'enjoyment', 'happiness', 'hope', 'community', 'sense of belonging' and 'affection'. Third, the college students who participated in the study have taken the meaning of the pictures taken in the future, such as 'clumsiness', 'what they want to do', 'career towards the public'. Finally, in-depth interviews on the career paths of graduates reveal that it is not easy to advance into a social economic organization. The results of this study provide the practical guidelines where the curriculums needed for the entrepreneurship education at graduate schools by suggesting consistency for the systematic and comprehensive curriculum design. It was reflected the survey result from the graduate students taking the entrepreneurship subjects. Therefore, it will contribute the foundation of the present curriculum of Entrepreneurial Graduate School.

The Child Rearing and Inner Growth Experiences of Mothers of Children with Developmental Disabilities: A Photovoice Study (발달장애 자녀를 둔 어머니의 양육과 성장 경험에 관한 포토보이스 연구)

  • Kim, Kyung-Hee;Kim, Miok;Jung, Min Ah
    • Korean Journal of Family Social Work
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    • no.54
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    • pp.263-296
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    • 2016
  • This study aimed to understand the child rearing burden of mothers of youth with developmental disabilities and mothers' inner growth through their rearing experiences. The researchers conducted focus group interviews using the 'photovoice' method and individual interviews with a mothers' group of an orchestra whose members are youth with developmental disabilities. The data were qualitatively analyzed applying systematic content analysis. The results revealed that the lives of mothers of children with developmental disabilities were framed as 'keeping walking, even it's invisible', and their experiences were summed up by the phrase 'coming together and growing with their children.' Although the mothers of children with developmental disabilities experienced distress and difficulties, they also experienced joy and growth while parenting their children. Their children's participation in the orchestra were associated with changes in the mothers' perceptions of their children as well as their self-perceptions as caregivers, and the relationships with the support systems. Based on these findings, the implications of this study for social welfare practice were discussed.

Understanding Life Experiences of Middle-Aged and Older Women with Disabilities Using the Photovoice Method (중고령 여성장애인의 삶: 포토보이스 방법의 적용)

  • Park, Gyung Mi;Kim, Min Ah
    • Korean Journal of Family Social Work
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    • no.56
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    • pp.39-68
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    • 2017
  • This study aimed to explore the life experiences of middle-aged and older women with disabilities using the photovoice method. Six middle-aged and older women with physical disabilities or brain lesions selected four themes through group discussion and shared their experiences using photos they took that reflect the four themes: my worsening health and the way I manage my health (identifying red flags for ill health, trying to coping with poor health), my leisure life (my limited leisure activities, enjoying my own leisure time), my social participation (participating in social activities that give me pleasure, participating in social activities to help make a better society), and my later life (worryingabout financial hardships and being alone in my later life, hoping for happiness in my later life). Study findings indicate the value of services and policies for middle-aged and older women with disabilities that provide guidance for health management and psychological counseling, extend opportunities for leisure and community participation, and provide skill training and educational programs for promoting financial and emotional independence in later life.

An Exploratory Study on University Students' Perception of Internet Addiction : Using Photovoice (대학생들의 인터넷 중독 인식에 대한 탐색적 연구 : 포토보이스 적용)

  • Kim, Soo Jin
    • Journal of Korean Society of Disaster and Security
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    • v.13 no.3
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    • pp.59-74
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    • 2020
  • The purpose of this study is to explore the subjective perception of college students' Internet addiction by applying photovoice method, a participatory research method. The subjects of the study were nine university students at G University. The data were analyzed by orientation, photo collection, photo selection, contextualizing and codifying according to the general photo voice research procedure.As a result, 15 sub-categories were derived based on the meaning of Internet addiction, the effects of Internet addiction on life, and how to get out of Internet addiction. The perception of the meaning of Internet addiction was divided into five categories: 'loss of self-regulation', 'habit without exit', 'disconnection from the world', 'loss of me', and 'voluntary prison'. The effects of Internet addiction on life were 5 categories: 'health deterioration', 'social isolation', 'broken daily life', 'anonymous violence' and 'my discovery and life extension'. In terms of how to get out of internet addiction, 'self-looking', 'new hobbies', 'nearby', 'reality meetings', and 'forced blocking' were derived. It suggested the discussion about Internet addiction viewed by college students and the implications of constructing a counseling program that can help to use the Internet correctly.

A Case Study of Faculty Advisor's non Face-to-face Counseling during Coronavirus Incubation Period - SNS Counseling Applied Photovoice- (코로나19로 인한 지도교수의 비대면 상담 사례 연구 - 포토보이스 기법을 활용한 SNS 상담을 중심으로-)

  • Kwak, Huyn-Joo;Koh, Eun-Hyeon
    • Journal of Convergence for Information Technology
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    • v.10 no.11
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    • pp.202-209
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    • 2020
  • Due to Corona 19, non-face-to-face education was conducted at general universities, so it was necessary to conduct non-face-to-face faculty advisor counseling. SNS counseling using photovoices was conducted in the 6th session and FGI for 10, 3rd graders in the early childhood education department of a college in the metropolitan area. The results of the study analyzing students' perceptions of the counseling and content of the counseling are as follows. First, the research participants positively recognized the SNS counseling that applied the photovoice technique. Second, they gradually adapted to non-face-to-face daily life and learning and evaluated the positive aspects, but they complained of fear in career and employment. A non-face-to-face counseling strategy and follow-up studies were proposed through this case study.