NUTRITION EDUCATION

DTN3NTE

2020

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-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

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 course code: HMDP OR; Must be admitted in HZNDP and must have passed DTN3NDS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects DTN403, DTN303, DTN4ECN

Equivalent subjects DTN4ECN

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNutrition Counselling and Education Skill DevelopmentPrescribedBauer, K D, Liou, D and Sokolik, C A 20163RD EDN, CENGAGE LEARNING. BELMONT

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
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply effective individual and group multimodal communication skills across for a range of lay and expert audiences.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 11 - 14
Four 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 21
Six 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 21
Eight 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1800 word equivalent individual written assessment taskPlan a community nutrition project50 01, 03
One group task (equivalent to 1000 words per student)Analysis of health promotion program20 01, 02
One individual task (500 words equiv)Evaluation and reflection of project15 01, 02, 03
One individual 10 min oral presentation (500 words equiv)Presented to staff and peers prior to presentation to community group15 01, 02, 03