Allied Health Programs

AH/BIO 11 - NUTRITION - Fall 2004


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Beginning August 18th, you will be able access this online course.
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Students may not log in until class begins August 18, 2004
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Office Hours:
Martha Akrop

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Course Description: This course is designed to meet the needs of the Allied Health Student and the general education student alike.  The major aim of this course is to help the student acquire relevant information about nutrition which they can use professionally and/or personally.  The course will cover the practical aspects of normal nutrition, ways to promote sound eating habits throughout the life cycle, and physiological contributions nutrients make to body structure and function.
Date, Time, and Place Online (Aug 18 to Dec 19, 2004)
This class meets entirely online, with the exception of the final, which must be taken on the Gavilan campus as a proctored exam or on another campus as a proctored exam.   Students will be required to complete assigned readings, online discussions, exams, online exercises, diet analysis, and internet assignments.  There will be weekly due dates and students may log on to complete work at any time during the week.

Sizer and Whitney.   Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, current edition
The text book is available at the
Gavilan bookstore online or on campus.  There is also a packet of course materials that will need to be purchased.

You can also purchase this book at several online bookstores.

Web Orientations: The Gavilan Library will offer several orientations to online courses during the first two weeks of the semester.  If you have never taken an online course, this orientation will provide critical information to help you be successful in this class.  If you are unable to attend an orientation on campus, an online tutorial is available.  For more details see the schedule of orientations.
Syllabus Please see the class syllabus for a more detailed description of the class.  Syllabus          

To begin the course, be sure to log into the class during the first week of the semester. There will be a log-in link at the top of this page. In the meantime, please send me your email address.


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Last updated: August 12, 2004
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