Applying Social Psychological Principles and Technology Innovation Methods to Address Public Health Nutrition Problems

Course Details

Course Number
NUTR 273
Associated Faculty

Course Description

This project aims to develop a course that uses innovation techniques from the technology industry to generate intensive problem-solving experiences that result in transformational learning experiences. Students will participant in a Hackathon and complete an Innovation Time Off project geared toward public health issues (e.g., obesity, health care access). The course covers classic and new Social Psychological phenomenon applied to public health nutrition issues. After taking the course, students should be able to summarize key phenomena and generate insights about a particular nutrition problem of interest. 

Prerequisites

NUTR 0211: Theories of Theories of Behavior Change and Their Application in Nutrition and Public Health Interventions is recommended, and graduate standing or instructor consent.

Terms Offered

Semester/Term SIS Number Meeting Time Location Instructors Syllabus
Spring 2018 23742 Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm Jaharis 155 Sara C. Folta, Eleanor Shonkoff N/A
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