Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities including lectures, tutorials, quizzes, written works and oral presentations. These are collectively designed to achieve and assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes. You will receive timely feedback (formal and informal) about your performance on these activities.
Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course code: HMDP OR; Must be admitted in HZNDP and must have passed DTN3NDS
Incompatible subjectsDTN4ECN OR DTN403 OR DTN303
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Nutrition Counselling and Education Skill Development
AuthorBauer, K D, Liou, D and Sokolik, C A
PublisherCENGAGE LEARNING. BELMONT
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
One individual written and oral assessment task (2250 word equivalent). A progressive task split into three parts of two written assessments (1750 word equivalent total) and one 10-minute oral presentation (500 word equivalent).
One group written task (equivalent to 1500 words equivalent per student).