NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR ADULTS

DTN303

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will begin to understand  and be able to apply learning and educational theories within the context of food and nutrition education. Students will apply skills in interpreting population, demographic and other food and nutrition data to describe a community and their food, health and nutritional status and develop a range of high level communication skills through developing a health promotion program to meet the needs of a community. Finally students will gain practical skills in planning food and nutrition education with particular emphasis on translating scientific literature into end-point user-friendly, culturally appropriate written information by demonstrating excellent communication skills across a variety of mediums.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBFN, HBFNX, HOUA, and must have passed: DTN301

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects DTN4ECN, DTN3NTE, DTN403

Equivalent subjects DTN3NTE

Special conditions This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Course Coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNutrition Counseling and Education Skill DevelopmentPrescribedBauer, Liou and Sokolik, 3rd edition, 2015Cengage Learning

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply learning and educational theories to design individual and group nutrition education sessions, including development of appropriate supporting materials.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials

02. Demonstrate effective individual and group multimodal communication skills for a range of audiences.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials

03. Review and analyse the food, health and nutritional status of groups across Australia and the world.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2019, OUA Study Period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 48
Twelve 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 48 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 48
Six 2.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 48 and delivered via online.
"These lectures are provided as recordings for students to access"

Tutorial Week: 48
Twelve 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 48 and delivered via online.
"Individual and group facilitated activities and discussions, Including synchronous sessions"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1800 word equivalent individual written assessment task50 01, 03
One group task (equivalent to 1000 words per student)20 01, 02
One individual task (1000 words equiv) 30 01, 02, 03

Online, 2019, OUA Study Period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 34
Twelve 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 22 - 34
Six 2.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"These lectures are provided as recordings for students to access"

Tutorial Week: 22 - 34
Twelve 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Individual and group facilitated activities and discussions, Including synchronous sessions"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1800 word equivalent individual written assessment task50 01, 03
One group task (equivalent to 1000 words per student)20 01, 02
One individual task (1000 words equiv) 30 01, 02, 03