HSN308 - Food, Nutrition and Society

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSN704

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

5 x 0.5 hour online recorded classes per trimester and 5 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester

Content

This unit aims to provide an understanding of the social context of food behaviour and its relevance to nutrition education. Topics covered in the unit are: introduction to the history of food, consideration of the variety of social influences on food behaviours (including beliefs, religion, culture, gender, age, body image, media and marketing, and the food environment); and practical applications for understanding and changing eating behaviours.

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