Educational Meanings and Effective Practical Plans of School Dietary Life Education

학교 식생활교육의 교육적 의의와 효율적 추진 방안

  • Received : 2010.02.17
  • Accepted : 2010.03.29
  • Published : 2010.03.31


This study examined the nature and directions of dietary life education (DLE) in school education. The major interest and contexts of this study is to reveal the functions and communication ways of DLE in the children and youths' educational systems including: a. meaning of eating in human life, meaning of DLE, and meaning and responsibilities of school education, b. re-defining school DLE in terms of social changes and learners' developmental characteristics and comparing with FSE parts in the existing curricular such as the Practical Arts Education and Home Economics Education, c. what should be taught in DLE with orientation, structures, elements, educational philosophy and backgrounds, and instructional techniques of DLE, and d. effective strategic plans for DLE by suggesting the New DLE's paradigms and educational aims, programs in the curriculum, reinforcement of teacher education for the elementary school teachers and home economic educational teachers, school facilities expansions, diverse program, materials and networking development.