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On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate their knowledge of the production, processing, and nutritional value of the main food groups
2. Know the regulations associated with the production, sale, and consumption of food and drink.
3. Source and critique appropriate peer-reviewed research papers and synthesise findings into a short scientific review directed at an expert audience.
4. Build teamwork and collaboration skills through the completion of a group project.
5. Effectively communicate the results of group research to their peers, and the public using Poster design and voice-over to convey the project message.
5. Evaluate their own work and that of their peers in a fair and useful manner giving evidence-based justification for the scores provided.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|Repeat||Within Two Trimesters|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
MCQ Assessments here are designed to merely assess your knowledge of the material covered in the lectures. The associated feedback (grades) will be given via automated online feedback to individual students after the test is completed. The Group project is marked using a clear set of rubrics which are disseminated to the class before the topics are selected. A detailed set of guidelines are also given to the students. The project has been structured into a set of clear tasks: 1. planning : Build a Team Mindmap - upload to discussion board, followed by peer review and Tutor review online; 2. Resource Curation & Synthesis ( expert) : Group report - submit to Brightspace. Post assessment feedback will take the form of Grades, however students are free to make an appointment to meet the module co-ordinator and discuss issues prior to submission, or post- correction as appropriate; 3. Dissemination (non-expert) post Poster on discussion board for Peer and Tutor online review.
|Dr Emma Feeney||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Ronan Gormley||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Mirjam Heinen||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Fiona Lalor||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mathew Marmion||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Frank Monahan||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Puja Rauniyar||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 4||Mon 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 12||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 7||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 23, 26||Mon 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 33||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|