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K Lacy (B)
For Burwood and Geelong students: 1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 3 x 1 hour tutorials per trimester.
For Warrnambool students: 1 x 2 hour lecture per week delivered electronically only, 3 x 1 hour tutorials per trimester.
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit provides students with historical perspective of why we consume the foods we do today and how our scientific knowledge may influence foods we eat in the future. Students gain an understanding of interactions between: the physical environment, technologies developed to produce and harvest foods, scientific advances, nutrition, cultural influences, and the social-economic-political system. The topics include: food history, the global food supply, Australian food culture, food production, nutrients in food, food and malnutrition and linking science and gastronomy. Students also have an opportunity to align their interests and values to future career options.
Examination (2 hours) 50%, two multiple-choice online tests (5% each) 10%, written assignment (1500 words) 40%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.