Upcoming SNEB Events

Professional Development Webinar Series: Higher Education

 

Thursday, January 22 | 12 - 12:30 PM EST | Register

This webinar is the third of the Professional Development series hosted by the SNEB Student Committee. Dr. Contento will share her success in higher education, by describing her education, current work, and the different avenues for students and professionals to get involved. The webinar will last 30 minutes. There is no cost to participate.

 

1. Learn about Dr. Contento’s path to success in the field of nutrition education within cooperative extension

2. Understand what topics are currently being studied within this field as it relates to nutrition education

3. Develop an understanding about ways to become more involved as a student in this field

 

Isobel R Contento is the Mary Swartz Rose Professor of Nutrition and Education, and Coordinator of the Nutrition Program at Teachers College Columbia University. She has spoken on nutrition education at many national and international conferences and has been involved in numerous nutrition education development and evaluation projects and intervention research in this country and abroad, including Mexico, El Salvador, Israel, Japan, Taiwan, Portugal.

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JNEB Workshop: How to Conduct and Write Systematic Reviews for JNEB

Wednesday, January 28 | 10 am - 12 Noon EST | | Register

 

Systematic reviews are becoming more popular in JNEB and other journals. Learn the essential steps in your methods to increase the likelihood of publication: crafting your research question, forming your team, deciding on review protocol, evaluating articles for quality and outcomes, and providing insightful conclusions and recommendations.

Dr. Karen Chapman-Novakofski, JNEB Editor in Chief will be introducing the webinar. Panelists are: Noel Chavez, PhD, RD, LDN, UIC School of Public Health; Bret Luick, PhD, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Madeleine Sigman-Grant, PhD, RD, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension; Susan Johnson, PhD, UC Denver and Seung-Yeon Lee, PhD, University of Cincinnati

There is no cost to attend.

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Professional Development Webinar Series: Communication

 

Thursday, February 5 | 12 - 12:30 PM EST | Register

 

This webinar is the fourth of the Professional Development series hosted by the SNEB Student Committee. Dr. Lohse will share her success and strategies for communication in nutrition education, by describing her education, current work, and the different avenues for students and professionals to get involved. The webinar will last 30 minutes. There is no cost to participate.

1. Learn about Dr. Lohse’s path to success in the field of nutrition education, with a focus on communication.
2. Understand what topics are currently being studied within this field as it relates to nutrition education.
3. Develop an understanding about ways to become more involved as a student in this field.

Dr. Lohse’s research interests are Eating Competence, including measurement validation and intervention assessment, Nutrition Education methodologies, Problem-based Learning and Learning Technologies, such as web and digital photo receiver, Complementary and Alternative Nutrition issues and Nutrition education for low-income audiences Survey development and nutrition education impact study design. She has been a professor for over ten years and has taught a wide variety of nutrition courses at Pennsylvania State University. In addition to teaching, she is involved in the SNAP-Ed program as the principal investigator for evaluation, program development and policy. She is also the director at the NEEDs center where she works with experts in health literacy, technology, and graphic arts to develop and evaluation nutrition education strategies.

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Using Your Classroom to Increase Peer-Reviewed Publications and Improve Student Outcomes


Feb 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST | Register now!

The pursuit of finding a career in academia and obtaining tenure can be a challenge. Those teaching nutrition in higher education settings are often asked to produce scholarship while balancing a heavy teaching load. In this webinar, speakers will define the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL); discuss the benefits and limitations of using SoTL as a primary or secondary focus of scholarship; explain how to conduct and publish SoTL research studies using large and small classrooms; and demonstrate how to apply SoTL findings to improve student learning outcomes.

After this webinar, attendees will be able to:
Accurately define the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
Discuss the benefits and limitations of using SoTL as a primary or secondary focus of scholarship
Conduct and publish SoTL research findings using large and small classrooms
Apply SoTL findings to improve student learning outcomes

Speaker: Sarah Ash, PHD, North Carolina State University, Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences

SNEB Members attend webinars free as a benefit of membership. Cost to attend as a non-member is $25. If you are not an SNEB member you will receive an email with payment instructions after registering. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. Attendees earn 1 CEU

 

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SNEB Video Competition


 

Deadline to enter is May 1, 2015 | Cash prizes awarded | Submit at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SNEBVideo

 

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior invites you to take part as a student, practitioner or educator in video event that celebrates creativity and innovations in nutrition education.

What is it?
This is your opportunity to create and share a short video from your point of view that celebrates creativity and innovation in nutrition education. Participation by many will ensure dozens of searchable videos on YouTube available to the public that promote nutrition education and demonstrate the value of SNEB membership.

Who may participate?

  • nutrition education students engaged in a higher education program of study
  • nutrition education educators employed full or part-time in a higher education program of study
  • nutrition education practitioners
  • teams composed of any number or combination of eligible persons above are also permitted.

 

How might my video be further recognized and rewarded?
A panel of judges from SNEB will review the videos shortly after the submittal deadline. Videos that the judges deem the most compelling and appropriate will be announced at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior at the 2015 Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA July 25 – 28 and awarded cash prizes.

What do the winners receive?

  • First place will receive $150. 
  • Second place will receive $100. 
  • Third Place will receive $50

PLUS, links to these first, second and third place videos will be placed on the website of SNEB.

 

Full competition details

 

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2015 Annual Conference

"Creativity & Innovation in Nutrition Education"

July 25 - 28

Pittsburgh, PA

Become a member!

SNEB is an international community of professionals actively involved in nutrition education and health promotion. Their work takes place in colleges and universities, government agencies, cooperative extension, communications and public relations firms, the food industry, voluntary and service organizations and with other reliable places of nutrition and health education information. Learn more