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|Unit chair:||E Szymlek-Gay|
Must have completed 2 x level 1 HSN-coded units
1 x 2 hour seminar per week
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit will enable students to develop the ability to research and critically appraise controversial and topical issues in food and nutrition. Students will develop these skills through critical evaluation of a range of food and nutrition research papers. Topics covered include: study design and research methodologies used in food and nutrition research; statistical interpretation of data; critical evaluation of food and nutrition research studies; latest research and current thinking on topical food and nutrition issues in the media evaluated against a body of research; and distilling nutrition research findings into a format understandable by the lay public.
Four sets of online multiple-choice questions 20%, written assignment (1250 words) 30%, examination (2 hours) 50%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.