Can you organize courses around something other than a textbook? Would you like to say no to the book reps?

Presentation

Books in use this year:

Using common tools:

  • Case study approach
  • Data bases
  • 3Ps approach
  • Data literacy

Incorporating Learning Objectives

Level of Organization

Bioethics crossover

Concerns:

  • Level of prep work

Product: General outline (philosophy?) for a course flexible enough for use in any class with any book.

 

Resources:

Cancer and metabolism secondary article

NSTA’s annual list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12

http://www.nsta.org/publications/ostb/default.aspx

International spin

http://www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/cervical/index.html

Upper division molecular biology spin

http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/v106/n9/fig_tab/bjc2012109f2.html#figure-title

Other resources that could be helpful:

Risk perception and cancer screening behavior review article

Bioethics case studies resource

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One Response to Case Based Learning Using Trade Books

  1. Marion Fass says:

    I’m now trying to use Spillover by David Quammen. Will update at end of semester.