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Review of:

Super Foods PowerPoint


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Learning ZoneXpress
Producer:Learning ZoneXpress
Date Produced:2007
Format(s):
  • CD-ROM
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Instructions for saving and opening the PowerPoint on a computer.
Audience(s):
  • Middle School (9-12 yrs)
  • High School (13-18 yrs)
  • Young Adults (19-30 yrs)
  • Middle Adults (31-50 yrs)
  • Older Adults (51+)
  • Professionals
Topic(s):
  • General Nutrition
  • Meal Planning
  • Healthy Eating Tips
  • Grains/Whole Grains
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Dairy
  • Protein
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Antioxidants, Phytochemicals
Description:Decrease your risk of disease and reduce signs of aging by including super foods in your diet. Learn what are considered "superfoods" and why, as well as what foods are the "superfoods" in each MyPyramid food group. Take a closer look at several nutrient packed foods that boost your health with every serving. Includes presenter notes and review questions.
Cost:$49.95
Free?No
Ordering Info:Call 888-455-7003, fax to 507-455-3380, or visit www.learningzonexpress.com
Web Site:www.learningzonexpress.com


Content

A. Use of MyPlate/MyPlate or the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Material incorporates and uses some concepts in MyPlate or the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
B. Scope
Scope of information appropriate for target audience and essential topics discussed in appropriate detail.
C. Purpose
Purpose of material clearly stated in title or introduction.
D. Organization
Material well-organized and major points presented clearly.
E. Accuracy
Information is accurate and recommendations current with content of MyPlate and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
F. Learner Background
Material does not assume that reader has background information.
G. Learning Objectives
Learning objectives identifiable and met.
H. Learning Activities, Projects, or Interactive Learning Tools
Not applicable.
I. Objectivity/Sponsor Bias
Subject matter presented objectively and fairly. No brand name promotion or obvious sponsor bias.
J. Inclusion of learning objectives, learner activities, instructional aids, lesson plans, evaluation component, identification of required instructional materials, web site with additional materials.
Not applicable.
K. Recipes (if included)
No recipes are included.
L. Recipes (if included)
No recipes are included.
M. Instructional Resources
Instructor resources included with suggestions for enhancing the teaching process. Suggestions for follow-up learning activities/discussion questions included.
N. Credits, References and Resources (Including dates, publisher, etc.)
Credits, references, and resources outdated, inaccurate, and unusable, or no references/resources/credits provided.

Comments:
I would recommend that appropriate references and resources be cited when referring to studies or making statements about nutrients. This could be cited in the note section of the PowerPoint.
O. Summary
All major ideas summarized or reviewed to reinforce key concepts; summaries easily identified.


Audiovisual Materials

A. Concept Presentation
Audio and/or visuals are mutually supportive to presentation of concepts.
B. Pace
Presentation progresses at a pace that permits comprehension. Pacing of dialogue is appropriate for absorbing concepts presented. Blank time is provided.
C. Auditory Quality
D. Visual Quality
Visuals are clear and properly framed; graphics and titles are clearly visible; color, lighting, and editing enhance presentation of content.

Comments:
There are numerous slides where the writing overlaps the clip art while others had the clip art covering the writing.
E. Continuity
Continuity provides cohesiveness and smooth flow. Visuals in logical order. Auditory portion precisely matched with visual portion.


Overall Comments on Resource Reviewed

A. Positive Points of the Reviewed Resource:
The PowerPoint was easy to follow. Good information on phytonutrients and antioxidants.
B. Points that Could Be Improved:
Attention to details on the layout of the slides to give the PowerPoint a more polished look.
C. General Comments
Good information and easy to follow.
D. Overall Summary
The PowerPoint has useful information and smooth flow. It needs some minor changes on some of the slides for visual improvements.


Reviewer Rating
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