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Welcome to the course

An introduction to the course on behavioural change

Welcome! Over the next four weeks you will be introduced to the Behaviour Change Wheel framework, a process for designing or refining behaviour change interventions or policies. This course aims to make learning accessible, fun and provides short and informative articles and videos along with activities to apply your knowledge and check your understanding.

If you are interested in finding out more refer to:

User friendly guides for local and national government which are open access and provide a concise overview of the process.

For more depth and a wider range of case studies you can refer to:

Michie S, Atkins L, and West R The Behaviour Change Wheel: A Guide to Developing Interventions. London: Silverback Publishing.

In weeks 2 and 3 you will participate in short peer review exercises where you are given tasks which will be reviewed by your fellow learners. Full details are given on the relevant steps.

In week 4 of the course you will be invited to participate in a live Zoom event. Attendance is not compulsory, but you may find this useful in helping you to link what you have learnt to your own context and ask any final questions. Full joining details are given on the relevant step.

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