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ERIC Number: EJ986995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1499-4046
Six Characteristics of Nutrition Education Videos That Support Learning and Motivation to Learn
Ramsay, Samantha A.; Holyoke, Laura; Branen, Laurel J.; Fletcher, Janice
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, v44 n6 p614-617 Nov-Dec 2012
Objective: To identify characteristics in nutrition education video vignettes that support learning and motivation to learn about feeding children. Methods: Nine focus group interviews were conducted with child care providers in child care settings from 4 states in the western United States: California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. At each focus group interview, 3-8 participants (n = 37) viewed video vignettes and participated in a facilitated focus group discussion that was audiorecorded, transcribed, and analyzed. Results: Primary characteristics of video vignettes child care providers perceived as supporting learning and motivation to learn about feeding young children were identified: (1) use real scenarios; (2) provide short segments; (3) present simple, single messages; (4) convey a skill-in-action; (5) develop the videos so participants can relate to the settings; and (6) support participants' ability to conceptualize the information. Conclusions and Implications: These 6 characteristics can be used by nutrition educators in selecting and developing videos in nutrition education. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California; Idaho; Oregon; Washington