Principles and Practice in Dietary Education

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles and Practice in Dietary Education

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Education, Health Science, Physical Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description
    Review on the current status of the dietary education programs according to the Dietary Education Support Act which was enacted in 2009, primarily based on the middle school home economics textbooks among countries (Korea, Japan and US). Through the field trip, active class participation and special lecture series, student will be able to experience as a dietary life educator for focus groups.

    Useful References
    Nutrition Education: Linking Research, Theory, and Practice. Isobel R. Contento, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc, 2007

    Course Format
    The course will be taught in an interactive format (lecture, student presentation, group discussion, field trip, attendance at the dietary education expo) and lecture from professional special speakers such as nutritionist and middle school teacher. Power point material will be provided through the lecture.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations