Development of Web-based Interactive Curriculum for Healthy Eating in Child Care
Lisa-Franzen Castle, Tonia Durden
|Potential UCARE Research Position?||
|Paid or Volunteer||
|Hours Per Week||
Up to 10 hours/week
The Healthy Eating in Child Care project involves development of a web-based interactive curriculum with video clips and supporting materials for educating child care teachers about healthful eating strategies for preschool children (2-5y). During this research project, the student will receive training and hands-on experience for conducting literature review, using citation management software, qualitative data analysis, writing video scrips, and evaluating the developed materials using formative assessment.
Skills required: Passion for encouraging healthy eating in children to prevent childhood obesity, interest in working with teachers and children and using technology.