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FN 30300: ESSENTIALS OF NUTRITION FALL SEMESTER 2010 Donna L. Zoss, MS, RD Class Period: MWF 2:30 PM Stone Hall 220 Location: CL 50 Phone: 496-2975 Office Hours: M 3:30 pm Off-campus phone: 447-4791 or by appointment E-mail: [email protected] Teaching Assistants E-mail Office Office Hours Tzu-Ying Chen [email protected] STON G-54 Tues 3 – 4 pm Katherene Osei-Boadi [email protected] MTHW 303 Tues 10:30–11:20 am Jing Zhou [email protected] STON G-54 Thurs 2 3 pm Student TA Assignments Last name A to G - Tzu-Ying Chen H to O - Katherene Osei-Boadi P to Z - Jing Zhou Course Objectives The student will…. -acquire a knowledge base of well established scientific concepts in the field of nutrition. -recognize the dynamic nature of nutrition science. -apply practical nutrition knowledge to personal and professional life. -analyze current issues in nutrition and separate fact from fallacy. -evaluate personal food intake and energy use to promote nutrition awareness. -identify and implement healthful nutrition/lifestyle habits. Text: Thompson, J. and Manore, M. Nutrition: An Applied Approach, 2 nd edition. Pearson Education, Inc., 2009. The book can be purchased at the local bookstores. A copy of the text will be on reserve at the Undergraduate Library. Class Notes: T he syllabus and the project descriptions will be posted on Blackboard.
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Grading: Course grades will be determined by performance on daily quizzes and final assessment (220 points) and a comprehensive project (130 points). An additional 30 extra credit points will be available from bonus questions (up to 20 points) and for completing the optional third part of the project (up to 10 points). Grades will be posted on Blackboard. Total points = 350 points with 30 extra credit points available Grading scale: A+: 340 – 350 points A: 326 – 339 points A-: 315 – 325 points B+: 305 – 314 points B: 291 – 304 points B-: 280 – 290 points C+: 270 – 279 points C: 256 – 269 points C-: 245 – 255 points D+: 235 – 244 points D: 221 – 234 points D-: 210 – 220 points F: < 210 points Quizzes: A quiz worth 5 points will be given EVERY DAY of lecture. Each quiz will take 5 to 10 minutes to complete. Questions on the quiz will pertain to information covered during the lecture and the corresponding reading assignment. The five lowest scores from regular quizzes (whether due to absence or poor performance) will be dropped. The maximum possible points to accumulate from the regular quizzes are 165 points (33 X 5 points). There will be no make-up quizzes. A longer (50 question) assessment will be given at the end of the semester. The assessment will be worth 50 points.
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