House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus HECO-1322-74 (Principles Nutrition)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
HECO-1322-74 (Principles Nutrition)
|Instructor||Dupuis, Glenda McGill|
|Course ID #||10455|
|Course Title||Principles Nutrition|
|Course Description||A study of the basic principles of nutrition in health and disease.|
|Course Prerequisites||Basic skills competency in reading and math required.|
|Required Textbooks||Nutrition and Diet Therapy, DeBruyne, L., Pinna, K., and Whitney, E. 7th Ed. Thomson/Wadsworth Publishers ISBN 0-495-11916-4|
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, a student will demonstrate:
1. The ability to analyze and interpret a variety of printed materials.
2. The ability to analyze and interpret spoken communication.
3. The ability to use critical thinking skills in the evaluation of nutritional information.
4. The ability to use computer-based technology in the acquisition and evaluation of information.
Exemplary Educational Objectives
1. The ability to apply appropriate technology to the study of nutrition.
2. The ability to identify and recognize the differences among competing theories in the field of nutrition.
3. The knowledge of the major issues and problems facing the science of nutrition including issues that touch upon ethics, values, and public policies.
1. The ability to recognize the importance of maintaining health and wellness.
2. The ability to develop a capacity to use the knowledge of how technology and science affect the lives of all.
3. The ability to understand the roles of personal and professional values in ethical behavior.
4. The ability to use logical reasoning in problem solving.
|Major Assignments||Dietary Analysis and Case Studies will be the two major projects for this semester.|
ONLINE CLASS SCHEDULE
January 18 Class Available to students
Quiz over Syllabus available
January 23 Chapter 1
January 30 Chapter 2
February 6 Chapter 3
February 13 Chapter 4
February 20 EXAM I (CHAPTERS 1-4)
Chapter 5 & 6
February 27 Chapter 7
March 6 Spring Break Enjoy some free time from class!
March 13 Chapters 8
Dietary Analysis Due by midnight – March 13th
March 20 EXAM II (CHAPTERS 5-8)
March 27 Chapters 11-13
April 3 Chapters 14-15
EXAM III (CHAPTERS 9, 11, 12, 13)
April 6 Last day to drop or withdraw
April 10 Chapters 16- 18
April 17 Chapters 19- 21
April 23rd-Case Studies due by midnight
April 24 Chapter 22-23
May 1 Chapters 24-25
May 8 Review - Question and Answer Time!
May 12 –May 15 Final Exam(Chapters 14-25). Exam begins at 12:01 am on
Thursday, May 12th and ends at midnight on Sunday, May 15th
|Attendance Policy||Contact me if several consecutive absences become necessary.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Exams 70% Dietary Analysis 10% Research Project 10% Weekly Quizzes 10%
|Final Exam Date||May 15, 2011 - 12:00 PM|
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