There are three assignments required for this course. You are responsible for completing the assignments correctly. Make sure you have read the information for each assignment as this is your responsibility. Note: the Teaching Assistant is responsible for all assignment information, help, and grading.
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ASSIGNMENT 1: PERSONAL FOOD CHART
DUE DATE: Go to Assignments in e-Learning for Open and Due Dates for these
Assignment 1 has three parts to be completed. Go to Assignments in e-Learning (Sakai) to begin and complete this assignment. NOTE: Parts 1, 2 and 3 have different Open Date times and should be completed in sequential order.
Today computers can do many marvelous functions, from balancing your check book, to storing recipes, to figuring your taxes. Nutrition information can now also be performed on a computer to evaluate your nutritional status. Each student will keep track of his/her food intake for four consecutive days. They will then use the computer program ''My Diet Analysis' that they purchased from Pearson to determine their daily consumption of 30 or so nutrients. The program, with your assistance, will also determine your average RDI's for the four days, which is more representative of individual nutritional status than a day to day evaluation.
DUE DATE:December 4, 2013 (Wednesday) from 2:00 -3:00p.m. POINTS - 10 pts
The Pepsi Challenge is a sensory assignment to demonstrate how ones senses influence your food choices.
REMEMBER - These student must get permission to be an Off-Campus student.
Students will be required to develop a persuasive short essay on two topics (Total 50 pts). One selected by the instructor and the second selected by the students. Based on the topic, your role is to convince your fellow students to accept your argument. It will require you to provide research or literature evidence supporting your point of view.
Assignment 3 will have 3 required parts: 1. (15 pts) A persuasive essay - should have three parts: introduction, body describing evidential support and concluding paragraphs (1 page maximum); 2. (5 pts) An article supporting your point of view and your essay – provide a link. It should provide the supporting information for the body paragraph of your essay; and 3. (5 pts) Place a final summary posting in Sakai Discussion - a short paragraph - summarizing your position on the topic.
A Rubics for this Assignment is found at the LINK.