NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR ADULTS

DTN303

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will begin to understand and be able to apply learning and educational theories within the context of food and nutrition education. You 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 you 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.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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 subjectsDTN4ECN

Equivalent subjectsDTN3NTE OR DTN403

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is offered via Open Universities Australia, late enrolments are generally not permitted past the published close of application date for the study period. For students not enrolled in the prerequisite courses, you may be able to undertake these subjects with approval of your home course coordinator, please contact ASK La Trobe for assistance.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Nutrition Counseling and Education Skill Development

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBauer, Liou and Sokolik

Year2021

Edition/Volume4th edition

PublisherCengage Learning

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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.
02. Demonstrate effective individual and group multimodal communication skills for a range of audiences.
03. Review and analyse the food, health and nutritional status of groups across Australia and the world.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, OUA study period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 23 - 35
Six 1.00 h lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 35 and delivered via online.
Synchronous Sessions

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 23 - 35
Twelve 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 35 and delivered via online.
Asynchronous sessions  facilitator led discussions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual written assessment task (1750-word equivalent)

Complex progressive task split into three parts of two written assessments

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

One group written task (1500-words equivalent per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, OUA study period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 49 - 0
Six 1.00 h lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Synchronous Sessions

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 49 - 0
Twelve 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Asynchronous sessions  facilitator led discussions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual written assessment task (1750-word equivalent)

Complex progressive task split into three parts of two written assessments

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

One group written task (1500-words equivalent per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3