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Improving the Quality of Data From EFNEP Participants With Low Literacy Skills: A Participant-driven Model

Published:November 21, 2013DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2013.10.004

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      Low literacy skills and poor evaluation tool readability combined with the stresses of the classroom environment create a high cognitive load for Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) participants, resulting in lower quality data. The authors advocate for 9 strategies for improving the participant cognitive load for the evaluation process using the EFNEP Family Record as an example.

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