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Lecture Reflection "Quizzes" for online classes

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For most semesters, my classes were at least 75 minutes and sometimes even longer.   I often incorporated media and in-class activities to both break up the lecture and to allow opportunity to apply and reflect on what was being covered.  For me, including some of this content within a recorded or narrated asynchronous lecture make it too long and somewhat cumbersome.   Thus, I set up reflection "quizzes” in my LMS (D2L – Brightspace) to follow (or could be adapted as pre-lecture reflections) viewing of the recorded lecture for each chapter.   I set them up as credit for completion and primarily written response answers.   Quite a few of the questions and links to articles or videos were part of my face-to-face class.  These are intended as a way to apply or reflect upon lecture content rather than a graded assessment per se (I assign Learning Curve and Summative quizzes in Launchpad for that purpose).   Students have commented that they actually enjoy these reflection quizzes - and I note some decide to complete them before the lecture.  And I've actually enjoyed coming up with ideas and writing these.  Please find attached the questions I've developed thus far for Chapters 1, 4, 5 and 6.  Feel free to use or adapt them if interested!  Per request, I’d be happy to share some of the student responses to some of the questions – been amazed at their insightful and often lengthy answers to some of the questions!

About the Author
Jamie Pope, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Assistant Professor of Practice in Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt University, has worked in the areas of obesity research, health promotion, heart disease prevention, and since 2000 teaching introductory nutrition. Beyond the classroom, she adapted portions of her nutrition courses to produce a Massive Open Online Course attracting more than 175,000 participants from around the world. This experience earned Jamie an Innovation in Teaching award from the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She is the co-author of the textbook entitled Nutrition for a Changing World. Now in its second edition, the text is in use in over 140 universities across the U.S. and the recipient of a 2020 Textbook Excellence Award. Most recently she developed and produced an audio course for Learn25.com (Nutrition 101: Understanding the Science and Practice of Eating Well) that is also featured on platforms like Apple Books and Audible. Jamie holds a Master’s of Science degree in Nutrition and post graduate work in Health Psychology. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has authored or contributed to numerous scientific and popular press publications. Jamie also held several corporate positions, serving as nutrition consultant and media representative.