Predictors of learning outcomes among students in nutrition science courses at Colorado State University
Overview This dissertation is a summary of exploratory research to assess predictors of learning outcomes (academic background, conceptions of subject, motivations for studying, and approaches to learning) among students taking two undergraduate nutrition science courses at CSU—Human Nutrition (Course 1) and Integrative Nutrition & Metabolism (Course 2). It was comprised of three studies. Introduction There is a global need for experts trained in nutrition with an integrationist approach to health sciences and equipped to understand complex issues in health and disease. Yet, many students in ...
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