Author Archive: Joseph Dixon

Sunday update for Nutrition and Health 255 – August 30, 2020; Questions from Students

Announcements: 1.  The Canvas Site for the class is now established – please try to log on and see the two modules that are now available.  Module 0 (Zero) has the Syllabus, Grading Rubric, and the Schedule of Classes. 2.  There is a Big Blue Button Lecture planned for Tuesday September 1 at 2:15 pm. …

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Saturday update for Nutrition and Health 255 – August 29, 2020

I have a few notices for the class: 1. This is the Textbook for the course: Some of you have emailed me asking for confirmation of the Textbook.  Students in class are buying this book from many sites, including the Cengage site, where you can get an Ebook version. 2.  The other book for the …

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Update on Nutrition and Health – August 24, 2020

We have about a week to our first class!  Last night I emailed everyone the Syllabus and the Schedule of Classes.  On the Syllabus was how I use different ways to track your progress (i.e., grade).  Please take time and look through this  – I will put a clearer version on the Canvas Website, which …

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Welcome to Nutrition and Health 709:255 for Fall 2020

August 19, 2020 All, I have received many emails about the time during the week Nutrition and Health 255, section 01, is meeting this fall. As you can imagine, the course has to meet sometime, and it has to overlap with some of your other online classes. I found last semester that the class works …

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Class 28 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – May 1st – Last Class of the Semester – Go Over the Review Sheet for the Final Exam

Update on the Class and Comments on April 30th 2020:   I hope you got to see Marijke’s class on Tuesday. It was fabulous! She has such amazing experience – having been involved in International organizations and having lived in many countries! Yay Marijke! Thank you so much for being a great TA! Again, I …

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Class 27 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – April 28th – Chapter 14 – Life Cycle Nutrition – Women & Nutrition by Marijke Rittmann, RD

Announcements on April 28th, 11 am:   Please watch this very important lecture today, April 28th, by Marijke Rittmann, RD. Marijke is a very good lecturer and really knows her material. This is the last Lecture for the course. Friday’s class (May 1) will be a Review session concerning the Review Sheet. You can also …

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Saturday Blog during the Pandemic – April 25th – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020

Diet Assignment Grades were uploaded to Sakai this Morning! On the whole the diet reports were the best ever!  Most students received a grade of 60/60.  Marijke or I read every single one.  If you received a bad grade, it was most likely due to the fact that you did not upload one of the …

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Class 26 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – April 24th – The Diet Assignment and Eating Disorders

What is left for the class?  Marijke and I are very busy grading and discussing the assignments.  On the whole they are excellent!  For most of the students in class – you are able to keep up – so I want you to finish the regular curriculum for the class now: I want you to …

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Monday Blog during the Pandemic – April 20th – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020

Lectures Coming Up:

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Class 24 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – April 17th – Chapter 13 – Trace Minerals

There is a Live On-line Lecture during the official class time (12:35 pm) today. Please go to the Sakai Meetings Tool and you can join the meeting and see the lecture.  The lecture will also be recorded!   After Trace Minerals today we have finished the curriculum for the course.  For the 4 classes that …

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