Hot Topics Call: From Millennials to Boomers: Digital Communication for Nutrition Educators Across Generations
The Communications Division Presents
From Millennials to Boomers: Digital Communication for Nutrition Educators Across Generations
Speakers: Joanne Larsen, M.S., R.D.N., “Ask the Dietitian” and Health and Nutrition Technology Developer and Elsa Ramirez Brisson, PhD, RD, Food FUNdamentals and Chair-elect Communications Division and topic specific experts TBA
When you wake up in the morning, where do you turn to get the latest news? Do you scroll through your Facebook feed? Or open a newspaper? The answer to this question may be highly correlated with your age.
Join the Communications Division for a lively discussion about how the use of digital communication tools among nutrition educators differs across the age spectrum -- and what generational groups can learn from one another. Joanne Larsen and Elsa Ramirez will share a brief presentation on the evolution of digital communication tools for nutrition educators to frame the conversation.
- Participants will be able to provide examples of several ways in which age/generational groups differ in their use of digital communication tools (e.g. social media, websites, mobile apps, etc.)
- Participants will be able to discuss unique challenges to adopting digital communication tools for at least two different age groups (e.g. older generations and social media).
Speakers, Joanne Larsen, “Ask the Dietitian”, and Elsa Ramirez Brisson, Food FUNdamentals, met and started training nutrition professionals as the Web Wizards in 1996-2001 and they continue to They have collaborate on online projects. Joanne is an entrepreneur and works with a diverse list of companies and agencies developing technology tools and she will provide the overview of generational preferences in digital media access. Elsa’s career in public health nutrition has focused on equity for diverse immigrant populations with literacy and English language challenges, she will focus introducing the challenges individuals face adopting social media in different populations.