The Final DAP Summary is an in-depth, comprehensive essay summary that covers:
This essay is a comprehensive evaluation showing you mastered the course learning objectives and possess the core intellectual competency (listed below) as it relates to your nutrition. Specific references to your individual report values must be addressed. The essay assesses:
a) Critical Thinking Skills – to include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information
b) Communication Skills – to include effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication
c) Empirical and Quantitative Skills – to include the manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions
d) Social Responsibility – to include inter cultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities.
Answer the questions below as well as include all the elements critical thinking skills, communication skills, empirical and quantitative skills and your social responsibility impact:
*Make sure you use all components from your DAP project reports in your project summary. This is not just a generalized assessment and should be specific for your nutrient changes needed. See grading rubric for how points will be awarded.
NoviceCompetentProficientSpelling and GrammarPoints Range:0 (0.00%) – 9 (9.00%)Numerous spelling or grammatical errorsPoints Range:10 (10.00%) – 14 (14.00%)1 or 2 spelling or grammatical errorsPoints Range:15 (15.00%) – 15 (15.00%)No spelling or grammatical errorsContentPoints Range:2 (2.00%) – 18 (18.00%)Minimal details as appropriate (exercise, alcohol, portion of macro and micronutrients low/high in discussion) or connecting the foods to add/delete based on low/high macro/micronutrients, may lack personal example showing application of course content. May not address exercise, economic or societal impact of changes. Does not show clear connection or understanding of content shown by unable to apply appropriate example that show understanding and application of course concepts.Points Range:19 (19.00%) – 45 (45.00%)Missing a few details as appropriate (exercise, alcohol, portion of macro and micronutrients low/high in discussion missing with foods rich in nutrients) and/or lacking discussion of economic and/or societal impact. Some nutrients outside of normal range discussed, leaving a portion of nutrients out of essay. May lack clear connection of content to application of personal dietary and exercise changes.Points Range:46 (46.00%) – 55 (55.00%)Presents full details as appropriate (includes alcohol, exercise, all macro and micronutrients low/high in discussion). Establishes a clear connection with DAP reports and changes needed to improve nutritional and fitness health. Discusses all content from DAP reports outside of normal range (including vitamins and minerals and foods to add/delete to align with recommendations), discusses societal and economic impact of personal changes that show the application of conceptsWord Content/LengthPoints Range:2 (2.00%) – 5 (5.00%)399 words or underPoints Range:6 (6.00%) – 19 (19.00%)400 to 749 wordsPoints Range:20 (20.00%) – 30 (30.00%)750 – 1000 words