eLearning and Nutrition Education for Lower-Income Audiences
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm | Sunday, 7/23 | Independence I
Moderator: Adrienne Turek Markworth, MA, Leah’s Pantry
Speakers: Barbara Lohse, PhD, RD, CDN, Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, Rochester Institute of Technology; Lorelei Jones, MEd, North Carolina State University; Lauren Au, PhD, RD, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Nutrition Policy Institute; Sarah Stotz, MS, RD, CDE, LD, University of Georgia, Jessica Silldorff, MPH, Leah’s Pantry
This program aligns with the “future” of nutrition education by raising awareness and demonstrating innovative eLearning delivery of nutrition education programs especially tailored to lower income audiences such as those eligible for: WIC, EFNEP, and SNAP-Ed. Lessons-learned and best practices in the development, implementation, and evaluation of eLearning nutrition education form the core of this discussion and will be augmented by theory, technology, and instructional design. Requisite resources and experts needed for eLearning program development will be shared. Finally, attendees will have the opportunity to practice using several nutrition education eLearning programs on their own mobile devices.
- After attending this session the learner will be able to describe general eLearning educational theory.
- After attending this session the learner will understand the resources needed to develop an eLearning nutrition education program that aligns with federal policy for nutrition education programs serving lower-income families.
- After attending this session the learner will have experience practicing using several eLearning nutrition education programs for lower-income populations.
Session sponsored by Articulate.