Each of the articles below highlight results gathered from the Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms program. As more research is conducted, additional articles will be added
Hands On: Food Safety research
Pedigo, A.; Richards, J.; Saxton, A. M.; D’Souza, D., & Draughon, F. A. (2009) Characterization of food safety knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of adolescents in east Tennessee. Journal of Food Protection Trends 29(10), 626-641.
Richards, J., Pratt, C., Skolits, G., Burney, J., (2012). Developing and evaluating the impact of a train-the-trainer model for effectively disseminating food safety education to middle school students. Journal of Extension (In Press).
Skolits, G. & Richards, J. (2009). Designing and Applying Project Fidelity Assessment for a Teacher Implemented Middle School Instructional Improvement Pilot Intervention.” Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation 24(1), 135-158.
Richards, J.; Skolits, G.; Burney, J.; Pedigo, A.; & Draughon, F.A. (2008). Validation of an interdisciplinary food safety curriculum targeted at middle school students and correlated to state educational standards. Journal of Food Science Education 7:54-61.