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Stevenson, Clinton D.; Porter, Kinsey; Stevenson, Kathryn T. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2018
Understanding the role of food science education in developing undergraduate students' intentions to implement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) may be a key strategy in developing the workforce's implementation of GMPs and other food safety programs. Previous research has demonstrated the effects of educational interventions on planned food…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foods Instruction, Food Service, Manufacturing
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Alberts, Caitlin M.; Stevenson, Clinton D. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2017
There is opportunity to decrease the frequency of foodborne illnesses by improving food safety competencies and planned behaviors of college students before they begin careers in the food industry. The objectives of this study were to (1) develop a multimedia case study teaching method that provides real world context for food science education;…
Descriptors: Food, Health Promotion, Safety, Competence
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Ferk, Chelsea C.; Calder, Beth L.; Camire, Mary Ellen – Journal of Food Science Education, 2016
Foodborne illness is a global public health issue. Young adults may work in foodservice while they are university students, and their habits may later shape the practices and well-being of their children. The objective of this study was to establish baseline data and assess the food safety knowledge of 18- to 26-year-old Univ. of Maine students.…
Descriptors: Food, Diseases, Public Health, Food Service
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Hollis, Francine H.; Eren, Fulya – Journal of Food Science Education, 2016
Success skills have been ranked as the most important core competency for new food science professionals to have by food science graduates and their employers. It is imperative that food science instructors promote active learning in food science courses through experiential learning activities to enhance student success skills such as oral and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Experiential Learning, Food, Food Service
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Weller, Daniel; Robbins, Janette; Elmore, Andrea; Wiedmann, Martin – Journal of Food Science Education, 2015
The shortage of highly qualified graduates with advanced training in food science is a pressing problem facing government agencies and the food industry. This has created a need to recruit and train food scientists at the graduate level. However, most graduate level programs are research-based and do not meet the needs of many students. The…
Descriptors: Foods Instruction, Graduate Study, Masters Programs, Online Surveys
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Carbone, Elena T.; Scarpati, Stanley E.; Pivarnik, Lori F. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2013
This article describes an innovative assessment tool designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a food safety skills curriculum for learners receiving special education services. As schools respond to the increased demand for training students with special needs about food safety, the need for effective curricula and tools is also increasing. A…
Descriptors: Safety Education, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Food Standards
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Stein, Susan E.; Dirks, Brian P.; Quinlan, Jennifer J. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2010
The authors determined the food safety knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of undergraduates (n = 1122) on an urban college campus using a previously piloted survey tool. Data obtained found that while students reported high levels of confidence in their ability to engage in safe food handling practices, their knowledge and self-reported behaviors…
Descriptors: Food Service, Safety, Food Standards, Young Adults
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Goto, K.; Bianco-Simeral, S. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2009
Although the effects of pedagogical strategies using collaborative learning on students' perceived learning outcomes have been studied, little has been examined about possible benefits and challenges in collaborating with the campus community in a food science research project conducted by nutrition majors. We examined the effects of involving…
Descriptors: Foods Instruction, Research Projects, Nutrition, Community Involvement
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Winter, Carl K.; Fraser, Angela M.; Gleason, Jeanne B.; Hovey, Susan K.; McCurdy, Sandra M.; Snider, O. Sue – Journal of Food Science Education, 2009
Musical parodies of contemporary songs with their lyrics altered to address current food safety issues were incorporated into a variety of food safety educational programs and the effectiveness of the music was evaluated by semiquantitative and qualitative measures. Audiences receiving the music-enriched curricula included school foodservice…
Descriptors: Food Service, Music, Singing, Safety
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Shutske, John M.; Pierquet, Jennifer; Michel, Laura; Rasmussen, Ruth; Olson, Debra – Journal of Food Science Education, 2008
This analysis documents the outcomes and impacts from a series of food protection and defense educational programs conducted over a 3-y period for private and public sector food system professionals. Several measures were used to determine the professions of participants; their improvements in skills and abilities that resulted from workshops; the…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Foods Instruction, Safety Education, Food Service
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Thompson, B. M.; Ribera, K. P.; Wingenbach, G. J.; Vestal, T. A. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2007
The purpose of this study was to use a validated instrument to determine the attitudes and knowledge of high school teachers regarding food irradiation, and to determine the correlations among their knowledge and attitudes and certain demographic variables. Knowledge and attitudes about food irradiation were measured in selected high school family…
Descriptors: Foods Instruction, Food Service, Safety, Consumer Science
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Anding, Jenna D.; Boleman, Chris; Thompson, Britta – Journal of Food Science Education, 2007
A food safety education program developed for retail food establishments was evaluated to assess the extent to which participants were practicing selected behaviors linked to reducing the risk of foodborne disease both before and after the program. Scores from the state health department's Certified Food Manager (CFM) exam also were examined.…
Descriptors: Safety, Food Standards, Effect Size, Safety Education
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Reitmeier, C. A.; Svendsen, L. K.; Vrchota, D. A. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2004
Communication activities about food evaluation were incorporated into food preparation courses. Oral reports replaced quizzes and an oral presentation replaced the final exam. A rubric was developed to help students evaluate ingredient functions, procedures, techniques, temperatures, and sensory evaluation. Oral report scores, self-evaluations,…
Descriptors: Foods Instruction, Food Service, Speech Communication, Communication Skills