Korean J Community Nutr.  2019 Feb;24(1):24-37. 10.5720/kjcn.2019.24.1.24.

A Study on the Development of the Goals and Contents System of Healthy Dietary Education Program for After-School Care in Lower Grade in Elementary School

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Home Economics Education (Major of Food and Nutrition), PaiChai University, Daejeon, Korea, Professor. mhlee@pcu.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Hotel & Tourism, Yeoju Institute of Technology, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, Professor.
  • 3Department of Food and Nutrition, Daejin university, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, Professor.

Abstract


OBJECTIVES
The study purpose is to develop a content system for a healthy dietary education program for after-school care in lower grade in elementary school.
METHODS
The contents of healthy dietary education in the 2015 revised curriculum and textbooks and the major education programs related to dietary life that are currently used in elementary school education were analyzed. Focus group interviews were held with field experts related to lower grade in elementary care class. Accordingly, the structuring of the education area and the detailed education contents were systematized.
RESULTS
From the analysis results, the contents of curriculum, textbook, and administrative department were classified as hygiene safety, health, and culture. The goal of the educational content system was divided into three areas: nutritional dietary life, food hygiene and health, and food culture. The subjects consisted of dietary balance, healthy body weight, digestion and absorption, food hygiene, Korean agricultural products, traditional food, and table manners. The curriculum was composed of 12 content elements.
CONCLUSIONS
In order to ensure that after-school care students can grow into healthy, growth-oriented and creative talents, the role of the caring guide is important, and associated guidelines are needed in the future.

Keyword

healthy dietary education program; after-school care; lower grade in elementary school

MeSH Terms

Absorption
Aptitude
Body Weight
Curriculum
Digestion
Education*
Focus Groups
Humans
Hygiene
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