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SI: ABC of Nutrition to Support Learning and Teaching

Starts Jun 28, 2021
3.0 credits

$45 Enroll

Full course description

This is a for-cost course. To accept responsibility for payment and pay via credit card, use the Promotional Code: SendMeInvoice when signing up for this course. Once you are enrolled you will receive an invoice for the cost of this course. If payment is not received prior to June 1, 2021, you will be dropped from the course.

Course Introduction

Exotic foods and fad diets make headline news daily and send conflicting messages to consumers. Join this course to clear your mind of nutritional misconceptions and learn to navigate the complexities of nutritional research. This course will equip you with a simple toolkit of basic nutrition science to evaluate popular health claims and to debunk common myths in nutrition. You will learn to find reliable sources of information and assess various kinds of research on the role of nutrition in brain health. The ABC of nutrition science and research will nourish your mind with evidence-based information and help you make informed dietary choices that support healthy learning and teaching.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of nutrients and phytochemicals in brain health and cognition.
  • Recognize common misconceptions in brain nutrition.
  • List reliable sources of nutritional knowledge.
  • Describe strengths and limitations of various kinds of nutrition research.


Course Dates

June 28 - July 12

Required Live Sessions:

For your schedule, please note we will meet synchronously in our online course from 4:30pm - 6:00pm on the following days:

Wednesday, June 30

Wednesday, July 7


*Please log in to the course prior to our synchronous start time to review any course related information.

Course Instructor(s)

Joanna K. Hodges, Ph.D.

Summer Institute Course Theme

Teacher Wellness



information iconCredits: Participants will receive documentation for the successful completion of this course. No university credit will be earned. Contact hours, listed as credits on this enrollment page, are defined as time spent under scheduled instruction, which can be synchronous or asynchronous. 1 Credit = 10 Contact Hours. For additional details on how contact hours were determined for this offering, please review our Contact Hours Guide.


Technical Assistance:

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If you have registration questions or experience issues with this course, please submit a request for support through our EHE Scarlet Support Request Form. Make sure to include the full name of the course and the email address you used to register your account in Scarlet.