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Summer 2012
Apr 17, 2014
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NUED 900 - Leadership in Excellence in School Nutrition
A study of the core functions of state child nutrition programs. These include nutrition promotion, nutrition standards, institution and participant eligibility for participation and benefits, compliance and accountability, financial management, reporting/recordkeeping, safety, sanitation and emergency management, training and technical assistance, and state administration of state child nutrition agencies. Laws, regulations, and policies are addressed. This course is designed to develop leadership and partnering skills to influence the quality of nutrition programs and the effective use of resources.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course

NUED 901 - Practicum I in School Nutrition
A concentrated and supervised internship in an approved school nutrition site coordinated with online weekly seminars. Students develop knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to provide school nutrition services as outlined in the School Nutrition Association’s Keys to Excellence program areas of Administration, Communications and Marketing, Nutrition and Nutrition Education, and Operations and the School Foodservice and Nutrition Specialist Credentialing Exam Study Guide. Student interns demonstrate the ability to communicate, collaborate, work in teams to solve problems, and apply critical thinking skills. Requirement: minimum of 450 hours/semester. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the graduate program in Nutrition Education and the School Nutrition Specialist; proof of eligibility to work in US; Serve Safe Certification; State criminal offender record information (CORI). Liability insurance is required. Students must meet any individual worksite regulations.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Practicum, Eductn Practicum/Intrnship

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course

NUED 902 - Practicum II in School Nutrition
A continuation of the concentrated and supervised internship in Practicum I in School Nutrition coordinated with online weekly seminars that further develop leadership and management skills. Students continue at the same site as Practicum I. Students develop knowledge, skills, and competencies in administration and management necessary to provide school nutrition services as outlined in the School Nutrition Association’s Keys to Excellence program areas of Administration, Communications and Marketing, Nutrition and Nutrition Education, and Operations and the School Foodservice and Nutrition Specialist Credentialing Exam Study Guide. Student interns demonstrate the ability to communicate, collaborate, work in teams to solve problems, and apply critical thinking skills. Requirement: minimum of 450 hours/semester. Prerequisites: NUTR 901 Practice I in School Nutrition. Proof of eligibility to work in US; Serve Safe Certification; State criminal offender record information (CORI). Liability insurance is required. Students must meet any individual worksite regulations.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Practicum

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course, Graduate Level Course

NUED 910 - Nutrition Science in the Classroom
An update for teachers on the application of nutrition principles and research that support dietary guidelines established by the government and voluntary health agencies. Current dietary issues include: heart disease, vitamin supplementation, fad diets, and child and adolescent health. Resources for classroom instruction are presented along with computer applications in nutrition education. This course cannot be applied to graduate or certificate programs for nutrition professionals. Credit will not be given for this course and 34.760 Nutrition Science in the Classroom. Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course

NUED 911 - Research Methods in Nutrition and Education
A study of research techniques applicable to nutrition and education. Using a hands-on approach, students are acquainted with research hypotheses, designs and procedures, basic statistical concepts, and the format of a proposal. Knowledge of these concepts is demonstrated in the design of a research project. Prerequisites: 43.208 Biostatistics and 34.874 Human Nutrition Science.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course, Graduate Level Course

NUED 914 - Contemporary Nutrition Issues for Schools
An update for teachers and other school personnel on current topics in nutrition. Research and curricula related to child and adolescent nutrition are explored in depth. Specific topics include: nutrition and learning, eating disorders, prevention of chronic disease, food allergies, sports nutrition, food safety, and biotechnology. Development of original curriculum is required. Credit will not be given for this course and 34.763 Contemporary Nutrition Issues for the Classroom. This course cannot be applied to graduate or certificate programs for nutrition professionals. Prerequisite: NUTR 910 (34.760) Nutrition Science in the Classroom or previous nutrition course completed in the last five years.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course, Graduate Level Course

NUED 970 - Computers in Nutrition Education
A study of computer technology designed to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of practice in nutrition professions and K-12 education. Topics include: computer-based instruction, Web site development, nutrient analysis, presentation software, and evaluation of software and Internet sites. Teachers focus on technology skills required in the related Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. Nutrition professionals focus on educational issues related to medical nutrition therapies and business applications. NOTE: Credit will not be given for this course and NUTR 879 Computer Applications in Nutrition. Prerequisite: College-level general nutrition course within the past five years.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course, Graduate Level Course

NUED 973 - Designing Nutrition Education Programs and Curricula
A study of the research related to the instructional design process for nutrition programs, curricula, and materials. Emphasis is on the application of scientific principles of teaching and learning. Investigation focuses on maximizing instructional technology to apply learning theory to teaching strategies. Students develop an instructional design to be implemented in NUTR 993 Independent Projects in Health and Wellness. Prerequisite: NUTR 879 Computer Applications in Nutrition or NUTR 970 Computers in Nutrition Education.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course, Graduate Level Course

NUED 978 - Public Health Nutrition
A study of nutrition concepts and the political/social realities that affect the nutritional health of populations. The development of nutrition policies at the local, state, and national levels are explored along with the delivery of community-based services. Topics may include: nutritional science in the lifecycle, sociocultural aspects of nutrition, food and nutrition programs, nutrition assessment of populations, food insecurity, health promotion guidelines, and food safety. Prerequisites: 34.874 Human Nutrition Science or Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition or Health or both 34.910 Nutrition Science in the Classroom and 34.914 Contemporary Nutrition Issues for Schools.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course, Graduate Level Course

NUED 993 - Independent Projects in Health and Wellness
The development of an in-depth nutrition education project or curriculum in accordance with nutrition education research and the instructional design developed in NUED 973 Instructional Technologies in Nutrition Education. Projects integrate instructional technology based in learning theory and teaching practice, and match specific teaching strategies to learning needs. Projects are developed and evaluated. Prerequisite: NUED 973 Instructional Technologies in Nutrition Education.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Consumer Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course, Graduate Level Course


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