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[Food Rule Assignment]

Description: Guidelines for a "written statement" assignment as part of the UNT class Principles of Nutrition (HMGT 1450). It includes instructions about how students should complete the assignment and how it will be scored.
Date: September 2011
Creator: Connors, Priscilla L.
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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The Influence of Visual Sources of Nutrition-Oriented Information on Young Adults' Dieting Efforts

Description: The goal of this study was to investigate visual sources of nutrition information relied upon by young adults, specifically college-aged students between 18-30, as this is an under-represented population within current academic literature. A sample of more than 700 18- to 30-year-old college students were surveyed regarding their use of nutrition-driven information, with specific questions regarding the participants' awareness and use of the Food and Drug Administration's standardized nutrition… more
Date: December 2018
Creator: Stark, Hillary Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries
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2023 UNT OA Symposium: OER and Open Textbook Projects at UNT

Description: Video recording of the session, "OER and Open Textbook Projects at UNT," for the UNT Open Access Symposium held virtually on April 14, 2023. This session is a panel of UNT faculty that discuss their university-sponsored OER and open textbook projects. They consider how these projects were conceived, created, and implemented in the classroom and what the outcomes, benefits, and drawbacks might be.
Date: April 14, 2023
Duration: 59 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Martin, John Edward; Connors, Priscilla L.; Ding, Junhua; Hawamdeh, Suliman M.; Ryan, Sarah & Webb, Jae
Partner: UNT Libraries

I Really Should Change My Mind About These Vegetables - A Signature Assignment with Social Responsibility in Mind

Description: This poster describes an exercise in an undergraduate nutrition class that meets Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) social responsibility objectives and is assessed using a rubric adapted from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) VALUES rubrics. It was presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior 51st Annual Conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota from July 21-24, 2018.
Date: July 2018
Creator: Connors, Priscilla L.
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Food Choice and Waste in Texas Middle School Cafeterias

Description: Infographic on a study of food choice and waste in Texas middle school cafeterias. During winter/spring 2011 researchers at the University of North Texas (UNT) documented school meal choices in a district that participated in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). This infographic describes the methods and results of the study.
Date: 2011
Creator: Connors, Priscilla L. & Sandifer, Kirby
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Faith in Fat: A Multisite Examination of University Students’ Perceptions of Fat in the Diet

Description: Article examining college students’ perceptions of health among foods with no fat relative to foods with different types of fats (unsaturated and saturated). Findings suggest that college students lack knowledge regarding the vital role played by the type and amount of fats within a healthy diet.
Date: August 24, 2020
Creator: Landry, Matthew J.; Olvany, Jasmine M.; Mueller, Megan P.; Chen, Tiffany; Ikeda, Dana; Sinclair, Danielle et al.
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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A Signature Assignment Puts Vegetables on the Line

Description: This is an unpublished manuscript that delves into the use of Signature Assignments (SAs) which are real-world applications that embed curriculum learning objectives in routine classwork and facilitate assessment of outcomes across classes and disciplines. SAs tied to key learning objectives demonstrate student growth and reveal areas where instructional improvement might be needed. Additionally, SAs tied to curriculum objectives contribute to program and university understanding of teaching st… more
Date: April 19, 2020
Creator: Connors, Priscilla L.
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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