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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/9/09 GCH 752: Nutritional Mondays 7:20-10:00 PM Research I, Room 201
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9/9/09 Outline Course overview (review of syllabus) About me About you Introduction to nutritional epidemiology
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9/9/09 Course description The course is designed to introduce students to the application of epidemiological principles to nutrition. The course is designed to examine the design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiologic studies related to nutrition, particularly the relationship between nutritional status, diet and disease.
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9/9/09 Learning objectives Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: Identify the strengths and limitations of each dietary intake assessment methodology currently available Discuss the implications of the limitations of each dietary intake assessment methodology on study results. Select the most appropriate dietary intake assessment method for a given research question, epidemiologic study design, and study population; Select the most appropriate epidemiologic study design for various nutrition-related research questions taking into account the strengths and limitations of various
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9/9/09 Readings Required textbook: None Required readings will be posted to courses.gmu.edu Suggested Supplemental Texts: Willett W. (1998) Nutritional Epidemiology, 2nd edition. Oxford University Press
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9/9/09 Methods of evaluation Component Percent of final grade Exam 1 12.5 Exam 2 12.5 Final Exam 25.0 Assignment 1 12.5 Assignment 2 12.5 Assignment 3 12.5 Assignment 4 12.5
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9/9/09 Homework assignments Assignments: There will be four take- home assignments in this course. Assignments are due the day listed in the syllabus. Assignments must be turned in during class. Assignments will not be accepted late or via email.
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9/9/09 Exams Exams: There will be three exams in this course. Each exam will be comprehensive of the material covered through the lecture previous to the exam.
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9/9/09 Attendance/participation Not a specific part of your grade However, good attendance can help you Please silence all electronic devices If you must use a computer, please use it only for academic purposes during class
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9/9/09 Blackboard courses.gmu.edu You are already signed up for the course on Blackboard You are responsible for checking Blackboard for updates to the course, including readings and announcements
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9/9/09 Academic integrity George Mason University operates under an honor system, which is published in the University Catalog and deals specifically with cheating, attempted cheating, plagiarism, lying, and stealing. Please familiarize yourself with the honor code (http
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9/9/09 Students with disabilities If you are a student with a disability and you need academic accommodations, please see contact the Disability Resource Center (DRC) at 993-2474.
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