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MICR 276L - Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory

(2 units)
Laboratory to accompany MICR 276, will include basic microbiological techniques, experimental design, data collection and analysis.

Corequisite(s): MICR 276 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 2
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. perform basic microbiological skills including proper sterile technique, bacterial cell culture and identification, and microscopy skills.
2. design and conduct scientific experiments using the scientific method.
3. develop cognitive skills, including, a) formulating a clear, answerable question, b) developing a testable hypothesis, c) predicting results, and d) following an experimental protocol.
4. develop analytical skills, including a) collecting and organizing data in a systematic fashion, b) presenting data in an appropriate form (graphs, tables, figures or descriptive paragraphs) c) assessing the validity of the data (including integrity and significance), and d) drawing appropriate conclusions based on the results.
5. develop written and oral communications skills, including the discussion and presentation of lab results or findings.
6. develop interpersonal and citizenry skills, a) working effectively in teams or groups so that the task, results , and analysis are shared, b) effectively managing time and tasks allowing concurrent and/or overlapping tasks to be done simultaneously, by individuals and with a group, and c) integrating knowledge and making informed judgments about microbiology in everyday life.


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