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Best Practices in Nutrition Education for Low-Income Audiences

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best practices in nutrition education for low-income audiences
Developer
Colorado State University.
Year
2014

Identifies 28 best practices in nutrition education within five domains.

Funding Source
United States Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service.
Free Material
Yes
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

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.