ERIC Number: ED308371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition Aide. Curriculum. Competency-Based Vocational Education Instructional Materials.
Barkley, Margaret; Dillon, Nancy
This curriculum guide provides materials for a course to prepare students for the occupation of nutrition aide. Fifteen modules are provided. They are self-contained and require little effort on the instructor's part aside from scoring posttests and providing equipment. Each module consists of a cover sheet that details job skills, performance objectives, and materials needed; pretest; information sections; and activities. Posttests are intended to be kept by the instructor and administered to students when they are prepared to be tested on their mastery of the module contents. Answer keys for all activities, the pretest, and the posttest are provided. A list of sources concludes each module. Module topics are as follows: create a safe environment; sanitary food preparation techniques; clean and sanitize work and storage areas; identify relationship between health and nutrition; coordinate food order; prepare beverages; prepare special diet orders; arrange dining room for service; perform sidework; perform table cleaning and clearing duties; arrange serving area for tray service; serve patients/clients; demonstrate good communication skills; exhibit maturity in most work situations; and develop job procurement skills. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Dietetics, Dietitians, Food, Food Service, Foods Instruction, Independent Study, Individual Instruction, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Occupational Home Economics, Pacing, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Arizona Occupational Research Coordinating Unit, Phoenix.
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Vocational Education.
Note: Portions printed on colored paper.