Thank you for your interest in Nutrition - HLTH120. I hope that you will benefit immensely from the many experiences you will have to explore in the science of nutrition. Please note that this course is an eLearning course through Canvas. ALL aspects of the courses (assignments, examinations, and postings) are completed online through the Canvas course space. At least 2 - 3 week prior to the start of classes, a WELCOME EMAIL will be sent to all registered students BCCC email account providing additional information regarding the course.
This course will explore the nutrients in food and the body's handling of those nutrients, also with the role nutrition plays in health.
Orientation: There will be a mandatory online orientation session for all students to complete once classes start. To complete the online orientation, the student must enter the course space and click on the "Online Orientation - Start Here" icon. Students must successfully complete the online orientation (e.g., score a 100% (9) on the quiz) to gain full access into the HLTH120 - Nutrition course space. Students can retake the quiz multiple times.
This course uses a course management system called Canvas. It is recommended that students review the Canvas Basics course found at https://bucks.instructure.com/courses/36545 (no login required). Students are encouraged to contact the Technology Learning Center for assistance in understanding Canvas and eLearning courses. Additionally, it will aid in the technological aspects of the course. The Canvas Basics course contains information on how to navigate in Canvas and the tools you will use.
Required Text(s) and Supplementary Materials:
ISBN 9781323509715 Science of Nutrition by Thompson, Custom Package for Bucks.
There is also a standalone access code available, ISBN 9780134393384. Found in the BCCC bookstore.
Note: The publishers do not use MyNutritionLab – the system is www.Masteringhealthandnutrition.com
To avoid issues as it relates to access codes for the textbook in the course, it is strongly advised that students purchased textbook and codes from the BCCC bookstore.
Communication: The course is designed so that you, the student, can benefit from various methods of communication with the instructor and your fellow students. This means that you will be required to participate in various chat sessions, and utilize the numerous internet methods to communicate, send assignments, take tests and quizzes, and perform your own research. Remember, your success in this class will be directly linked to your utilization of the various tools available to you.
Course Requirements: Some things that will be required for your effective participation in this course are the following items:
- Access to a Computer with Internet Access
- Active participation in on-line discussions and chat sessions
- Timely completion of required examinations and class assignments. NO LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED! (ALL ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE COURSE SPACE)
Please note: The orientation chat session is 12/17/16 from 8 - 8:30 AM. The date will be provided to students in the Welcome Email and course homepage.