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Concepts of Biology Modified PowerPoints
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These PowerPoint presentations are a modified version of the PowerPoints that match the OER textbook Concepts of Biology by Rice University.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Tracie Rizan Bates
Date Added:
03/11/2021
It's Just Stress, Right?: A Case Study on the Endocrine System
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Ellie is a struggling college student on the brink of failing her physiology course; not surprisingly, she exhibits many classic signs of stress. However, a visit to the health clinic reveals that she may be suffering from more than just stress. In this interrupted case, students first read about Ellie's signs and symptoms and use a series of guided questions to make predictions about her test results and diagnosis. After Ellie receives her diagnosis, students must then explain the test results based on their knowledge of the function and regulation of the thyroid gland, and investigate various options for treatment. Designed for a two-semester undergraduate anatomy and physiology course, the case could be adapted for use in an undergraduate physiology or endocrinology course.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Provider Set:
Case Study Collection
Author:
Sheri L. Boyce
Date Added:
01/01/2010
The Unfortunate Nurse: A Case Study of Dengue Fever and Social Policy
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Based on an actual incident in which dengue virus was transmitted by an accidental needlestick, this case study introduces students to "emerging pathogens" and other concepts in parasitology, immunology, epidemiology, and public policy. Students also read a primary paper and learn about two modern techniques widely used in medical and research settings (i.e., EIA and Taqman RT-PCR). The case is suitable for general education biology, cell biology, microbiology, immunology, and science and public policy courses.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Natural Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Provider Set:
Case Study Collection
Author:
Karen M. Aguirre
Date Added:
01/01/2007