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Title:Eat Well for Less Web-based Learning Module
Alt. Title:Pyramid Power, We Wish You Well, Stretching Your Food Dollars
Pub. date: 2006
Edition: 2nd
Includes: Web-based learning module
Audience: Multiple Audiences, Hispanic
Language: English, Spanish
Description:Eat Well For Less is a series of self-paced, web-based learning modules offering ideas about how to meet some of the challenges of running a household. The program's goal is to share useful information about how to plan healthful meals, prepare tasty, low-cost foods that are quick and easy, and make food dollars last through the month.

There are three separate modules:

  • "Pyramid Power" covers the basics of MyPyramid
  • "We Wish You Well" focuses on food safety
  • "Stretching Your Food Dollars" covers food resource management
Funding Source: USDA, Food Stamp Nutrition Education
Details
Developer: Anne Hoisington, Oregon State University Extension Service
Length: Three online lessons
Readability: 6th Grade
Assessment Method: SMOG readability test
Pilot Testing: First Edition: Pilot testing was performed in 10 other states; feedback was used to make minor changes. The product was also tested with high school students. A short "test your knowledge" quiz resulted in a 90% average for students completing the module. (per author)

Current (revised) Edition: Modules have been used extensively with food stamp eligible audiences (youth and adults) as well as paraprofessionals throughout the U.S. Knowledge change was notable, and intention to change behaviors was documented as well. (per author)

Assessment instrument Used? A test of knowledge form is available from the developer on request.
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes.
Availability
View/download files: 
Web site in English: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/fcd/nutrition/ewfl/index.php
Web site in Spanish: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/fcd/nutrition/ewfl/spanish/index.php
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Oregon State University, Extension
    Contact: Anne Hoisington
    Mail: Post Office Box 55378
Portland, OR 97238
    Fax: 503-282-0624
    E-mail: anne.hoisington@oregonstate.edu
    Avail. in Qty: No

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