Vol 13, No 1 (2012)

Table of Contents

Erratum

A Comparative Review of Three Microbiology Student Study Resources PDF HTML
 

Research

The Use of Open-Ended Problem-Based Learning Scenarios in an Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Class: Evaluation of a Problem-Based Learning Course Across Three Years PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Todd R. Steck, Warren DiBiase, Chuang Wang, Anatoli Boukhtiarov

Perspectives

Informing Pedagogy Through the Brain-Targeted Teaching Model PDF HTML
Mariale Hardiman
Does the Transition to an Active-Learning Environment for the Introductory Course Reduce Students’ Overall Knowledge of the Various Disciplines in Biology? PDF HTML
Maryanne C. Simurda
A Call for a Community of Practice to Assess the Impact of Emerging Technologies on Undergraduate Biology Education PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Jamie L. Jensen, Juville Dario-Becker, Lee E. Hughes, D. Sue Katz Amburn, Joyce A. Shaw
Ethical and Practical Similarities Between Pedagogical and Clinical Research PDF HTML
Rachel L. Robson, Vaughn E. Huckfeldt
The Development of Curricular Guidelines for Introductory Microbiology that Focus on Understanding PDF HTML
Susan Merkel
Preparing Science-Trained Professionals for the Biotechnology Industry: A Ten-Year Perspective on a Professional Science Master’s Program PDF HTML
Paul T. Hamilton, Sarah C. Luginbuhl, Michael Hyman

Curriculum

Increasing Student Understanding of Microscope Optics by Building and Testing the Limits of Simple, Hand-Made Model Microscopes PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Kevin Drace, Brett Couch, Patrick J. Keeling

Tips and Tools

Use of the Sucrose Gradient Method for Bacterial Cell Cycle Synchronization PDF HTML
Lin Lin, Abha Choudhary, Anish Bavishi, Norma Ogbonna, Sarah Maddux, Madhusudan Choudhary
Role-Based Panel Discussions to Teach Socio-Economic Consequences of Wastewater Treatment PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Pamela Vrabl, Olivia Vrabl
Task Books as an Assessment Tool for Demonstrating Basic Lab Skills in a Microbiology Course PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Jeff Dykes
The Microbial Contamination of Mobile Communication Devices PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Joanna Verran
Teaching the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology using Jewelry PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Motivating Students to Learn Biology Vocabulary with Wikipedia PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Boriana Marintcheva
Development of a Myxomycete Photoguide as a Teaching Tool for Microbial Taxonomy PDF HTML
Sittie Aisha B. Macabago, Thomas Edison E. dela Cruz
Transdisciplinarity and Microbiology Education PDF HTML
Vittorio Capozzi, Giuseppe Spano, Daniela Fiocco
Use of Microthemes to Increase Writing Content for Introductory Science Laboratory PDF HTML
Michelle L. Lewis, Sibyl R. Bucheli, Aaron M. Lynne
Development of a Community-Oriented Parasitological Survey as a Teaching Strategy for Medical Students PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
Tatiana Ascencio
Models in Movies: Teaching Abstract Concepts in Concrete Models PDF HTML
Madeline Breer, Bianca Christensen, Jennifer Taylor
Vision and Change–ing A First-Year Biology Classroom PDF HTML
Gail S. Begley
Teaching with the Macaulay Library: An Online Archive of Animal Behavior Recordings PDF HTML
Ileana Betancourt, Colleen M. McLinn
Using a Team Structure for Student-Assisted Facilitation of Laboratories in an Introductory Allied Health Microbiology Course PDF HTML Supplemental Materials
David Jesse Sanchez, Daniel Miranda Jr.
A Webinar Case Study by a Clinical Microbiologist to Microbiology and Physiology Students: An Integrative Learning Experience PDF HTML
Barbara D. Davis, Mary Flannery, Jeannie S. Payne

Reviews

Journal Watch PDF HTML
Jennifer A. Herzog
A New Source for Peer-Reviewed Health Education Teaching Resources PDF HTML
Michael R. Leonardo
Playing the Game of Sequence Alignment PDF HTML
Michael R. Leonardo
A ‘Case’ for Active Learning PDF HTML
Brooke A. Jude
So, You Want to Be a Better Educator … PDF HTML
Todd P. Primm
The Software CmapTools—IHMC and Microbiology: a Bridge to Meaningful Learning? PDF HTML
Antonio P. Fonseca
You May be Relaxing ... But the Microbes Are Not! PDF HTML
Susan E. Barbaro
From Medieval Microbiology to Modern Medicine: A Concise History of How We Got to Where We Are Today PDF HTML
Gregory D. Frederick
A Simple, Research-Based Guide to Better Teaching PDF HTML
Phil Mixter
A Welcome Drink from a Microbial Fire Hose of Information PDF HTML
Mark Owen Martin
A New Edition of an Old Favorite PDF HTML
S. Krishna Sundari
Sherris Medical Microbiology as a Resource for Doctor of Pharmacy Students PDF HTML
Lauren A. O'Donnell
A Useful Roadmap Through the World of Algae, Protozoa, and Fungi PDF HTML
Jerry H. Kavouras
Mushrooms for the Millions PDF HTML
Douglas Eveleigh

ASMCUE Abstracts

19th Annual ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) PDF HTML