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Towards nutrition education for adults: a systematic approach to the interface design of an online dietary assessment tool

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Abstract


  • Abstract: To support nutrition-related behavioural change, a dietitian can offer

    tailored educational programmes based on patients specific dietary behaviours.

    A model has been developed to integrate learning technologies into this

    process. This tool allows patients to self-report their dietary intake, creating

    awareness, and to receive individually tailored dietary advice from their

    General Practitioner (GP) via a dietitian, to assist with change. This article

    examines how a step-wise approach to the interface design has allowed a

    multidisciplinary approach to automated dietary assessment to be undertaken.

    Concentrating on the identification of core foods and on the questionnaire

    format using an outline of the diet history interview, the design features of the

    programme used focus groups with end users and in-depth discussion between

    the multidisciplinary team. The development of an online self-administered

    dietary assessment programme must ensure outcome goals are met whilst

    upholding the simplicity of the interface design to allow a larger number of

    patients access to the programme.

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Probst, Y., Lockyer, L., Tapsell, L. C., Steel, D. G., McKerrow, O. J. & Bare, M. (2007). Towards nutrition education for adults: a systematic approach to the interface design of an online dietary assessment tool. International Journal of Learning Technology, 3 (1), 32-50.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1129&context=hbspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/118

Number Of Pages


  • 18

Start Page


  • 32

End Page


  • 50

Volume


  • 3

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/118

Abstract


  • Abstract: To support nutrition-related behavioural change, a dietitian can offer

    tailored educational programmes based on patients specific dietary behaviours.

    A model has been developed to integrate learning technologies into this

    process. This tool allows patients to self-report their dietary intake, creating

    awareness, and to receive individually tailored dietary advice from their

    General Practitioner (GP) via a dietitian, to assist with change. This article

    examines how a step-wise approach to the interface design has allowed a

    multidisciplinary approach to automated dietary assessment to be undertaken.

    Concentrating on the identification of core foods and on the questionnaire

    format using an outline of the diet history interview, the design features of the

    programme used focus groups with end users and in-depth discussion between

    the multidisciplinary team. The development of an online self-administered

    dietary assessment programme must ensure outcome goals are met whilst

    upholding the simplicity of the interface design to allow a larger number of

    patients access to the programme.

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Probst, Y., Lockyer, L., Tapsell, L. C., Steel, D. G., McKerrow, O. J. & Bare, M. (2007). Towards nutrition education for adults: a systematic approach to the interface design of an online dietary assessment tool. International Journal of Learning Technology, 3 (1), 32-50.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1129&context=hbspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/118

Number Of Pages


  • 18

Start Page


  • 32

End Page


  • 50

Volume


  • 3

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/118