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Identifies 28 best practices in nutrition education within five domains.

Colorado State University.
best practices in nutrition education for low-income audiences
Funding Source
United States Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service.
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Domains and best practices are as follows:

  • Program design: content areas, evidence-based, goal setting, appropriate for audience, literacy considerations, theoretical base, goals and objectives, social ecological mode.
  • Program delivery: learning styles, experiential activities, contacts, fidelity, enhancement items, collaboration.
  • Educator characteristics: relate to the target audience, expertise in content, expertise in teaching methods, performance expectations.
  • Educator training: initial training, ongoing training, observation of educators.
  • Evaluation: formative evaluation, process evaluation, outcome evaluation, impact assessment, sustained behavior change, goals and objectives, social ecological model.
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