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Georgia State UniversityNutrition and Health: NUTR 3100 CRN: 84108Fall 2019Instructor:Ivanna Betancourt, a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Nutrition, is the primary instructor of this course. She can be reached via email at [email protected]­du.If you have any questions about the course content, please contact your instructor, Ivanna Betancourt. Please allow 48 business hours for a response. Saturday and Sunday are not considered business days. Emails will be answered Monday-Friday, not including weekends.Office Hours: By appointment onlyRequired Text:Blake, JS. Nutrition and You. 5th edition. Pearson Education, 2020.Course Pre-requisites: NoneCourse Objectives:Activities to Accomplish Objectives:Policies:Grading:Grading ScaleA+ = 970 - 1000Class SchedulePlease be aware that all due dates and times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).Georgia State UniversityNutrition and Health: NUTR 3100 CRN: 84108Fall 2019Instructor: Ivanna Betancourt, a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Nutrition, is the primary instructor of this course. She can be reached via email at [email protected] du. If you have any questions about the course content, please contact your instructor, Ivanna Betancourt. Please allow 48 business hours for a response. Saturday and Sunday are not considered business days. Emails will be answered Monday-Friday, not including weekends. **Jessica Todd is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and is listed as the instructor of the course in GoSolar. She will be overseeing the conduct of the course. Mrs. Todd can be contacted at [email protected] if you are unable to resolve your issue with Ms. Betancourt. Graduate Teaching Assistants: Alec Pienta and Caitlin Branson will be grading assignments and answering emails regarding grading or assignments. Emails will be answered Monday-Friday, not includingweekends.All questions regarding grades should be directed to your assigned GTA based on your last name. For example, if your last name is “Antunes,” then you would email Alec Pientawith any grading questions you may have. See assigned GTA below. - Alec Pienta ([email protected]) Last names: A - G- Caitlin Branson ([email protected]): Last names: H – Q- Camira Williams ([email protected]) Last names: R - ZDo not use iCollege to email your instructors or TAs, or your email will not be read or answered. Please use your student email via Outlook only. Class Hours: There will be no in-class meetings. All course requirements will be completed online.Office Hours: By appointment onlyRequired Text: Blake, JS. Nutrition and You. 5th edition. Pearson Education, 2020. Pearson eText - ISBN-13: 978-0-13-521702-3Pearson Loose-leaf - ISBN-13: 978-0-13-521042-0Pearson Print – ISBN-13: 978-0-13-519622-9Course Pre-requisites: NoneCourse Description: 1Students will obtain basic knowledge about carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals. The course will also cover selecting foods of high nutrient density and identifying facts and myths among advertised claims for food products. Controversial issues such as supplementation, fad diets, dietary fats, disease prevention, and many others are examined.Course Objectives:Upon completion of NUTR 3100 the student will have knowledge of:1. The different classes of nutrients and how the body utilizes them2. How to meet nutrient needs with a well-balanced diet3. Tools for healthy eating4. How to identify accurate nutrition information5. The basics of digestion and nutrient metabolism6. Role of food in promotion of a healthy lifestyle7. Weight management8. My Plate and how to plan a healthy diet and maintain a healthy activity levelActivities to Accomplish Objectives:1. Textbook Readings, PowerPoints and Audio Lectures: You are responsible for learning the information that is contained in the textbook, PowerPoints, and posted lectures. The textbook is required.2. Chapter Quizzes: Quizzes are due on Sunday nights by 11:59 PM EST. Throughout thesemester, there will be five quizzes based on the posted lectures. The lecture quizzes will be timed and you will have 30 minutes and 2 attempts for each quiz. Quizzes may betaken open-book.3. Extra Credit Opportunities: The Panther’s Pantry extra credit assignment with a maximum of 15 bonus points will be available throughout the semester and is due on December 8th at 11:59 pm EST. Please see the extra credit module in iCollege for instructions. There may be additional opportunities offered for extra credit; more information will be provided throughout the semester.4. Assignments: Assignments are due on Sunday nights by 11:59 PM EST. Assignments should be submitted using the Dropbox tool in iCollege. Do not submit by email. 5. Exam study guides and review lectures: Exam study guides and exam review lectures will be posted prior to exam week. The study guide will have a list of key concepts and objectives that may be tested on the exam, and the review lecture will go over the study guide. Students are encouraged to email their instructor with questions about certain topics that they would like addressed in the review lecture. 6. Exams: There are four exams total, including the final. Exam questions will come from the textbook, PowerPoints, lectures and quizzes. Exams are taken on iCollege and are to be completed individually as well as closed book/notes. Exams will include multiple choice, true or false, matching, short answer and short essay. The exam will be approximately 40-50 questions and timed (60-70 minutes). You will need to study; no time extensions will be granted. Exams will only be offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 7. Course Progress Surveys: Course progress surveys will be released after exam 1 and exam 2 to touch-base with students and provide feedback to the instructor about the course. The surveys are optional and will provide 5 bonus points (2.5 points each).8. Final Exam: There will be a comprehensive final exam. The final exam is scheduled during finals week and will be taken on iCollege.2Policies:1. Assignments and quizzes (not exams) will always be due on Sunday nights by 11:59 PM EST. Please review the class schedule at the end of the syllabus for specific due dates.2. All assignments, quizzes and exams are to be completed individually. Cheating is not tolerated, and if suspected you will receive a zero on the assignment, quiz or exam and be subject to the policies outlined in the


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