Applications of Human Genome Technology I
University of Kansas Curriculum and Instruction 896 Off Campus Line # 89119
Debra L. Collins, M.S.and Rebecca Knetter, PhD
Date: Summer 1998 (Monday-Friday)
Prerequisite: Basic biology, genetics, or related course work with approval of instructor
Credit: 2 hours graduate credit (Must be admitted to the graduate school of the Univ. of Kansas)
Instructions: Complete as many of the following assignments as possible prior to the workshop; some can be done during evenings at the workshop. Educators (secondary, community college, etc.) and non-educators (those who are not teachers) requirements are all due by August 10, 1998:
- Complete as applicable:
- EDUCATORS: Create and submit a genetics lesson plan to be used with your students. This lesson is to be submitted prior to the workshop for peer
discussion. Use the Curricular Idea Form.
- NON-EDUCATORS: Write a paper reviewing current literature on applications of human genome technology. Complete a Review of Literature Form.
- Attend 45 hours of workshop instruction Applications of Human Genome Technology I.
- Complete a Family History Form and
Family History Information Sheet for a simulated genetic counseling session. see Genetic Counseling Session Simulation Instruction Form.
- Complete five of the following using the Critique Forms: (see Resource List for materials to critique)
- Complete an internet assignment which includes cross-references to world wide web sites for students about human genetics.
Use the Human Genome Project Internet Exercise Form I.
- Complete as applicable:
Completion Date for Grades: An "incomplete" will be posted as your grade if materials are received after August 1, 1998 (most students). Those receiving an "incomplete" must turn in all required
materials by August 10th. The grade will then be
changed to a letter grade in mid-September. After this, if you wish to receive a transcript with your grade, use the Request for Transcript Form (which will be given to you at the workshop) to send to the university for the late grade posting.
Please send all completed assignments to:
University of Kansas Medical Center - Course I
Genetics Education Center - 4023 Wescoe
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, Kansas 66160-7318
Textbooks and Course Materials:
- Genetics and You,
John F. Jackson, Humana Press, 1996, $9.95 paperback, ISBN# 0-89603-330-9
- A Dictionary of Genetics,
Robert C. King and William D. Stansfield, Oxford Press, 1996, $24.95 paperback, ISBN# 0-19509-442-5
- Genetics Education Materials
Resource List, Genetics Education Center, /gec/resource.html
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