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1Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology Eighth Edition Dr. Jeffrey C Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology Eighth Edition Dr. Jeffrey C. PommervillePublished by Jones and Bartlett Publishers
2Welcome Dr. Jeffrey Pommerville Professor of Biology and Microbiology at Glendale Community CollegePh.D. in Cell and Organismal Biology, University of California, Santa BarbaraTeacher of the Year ( )20 years research experience in microbial cell biology and microbiologyMore than 45 peer-reviewed research papers published in national/international journalsChair, Education Division of the ASM ( )Principal investigator, Systemic Reform In Science (SyRIS) – an NSF-funded project ( ) to improve student outcomes in science through changes in curriculum and pedagogyRecipient, 2003 Gustav Ohaus Award (College Division) for Innovations in Science Teaching from the National Science Teachers Association
3Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology, Eighth Edition by Jeffrey C Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology, Eighth Edition by Jeffrey C. PommervilleThe textbookTextbook FeaturesEnd of Chapter MaterialsAncillaries and products to support instruction and boost student learning
4Textbook Features Chapter Openers Chapter Preview and Key Concepts New!Two Column Format New!MicroFocus and MicroInquiry BoxesConcept and Reasoning Checks New!Figure and Table Call OutsFigure Questions New!Textbook CasesMarginal DefinitionsConcept Maps New!To the Student – Study Smart Expanded!
16Textbook Features: To the Student – Study Smart DescribesAn effective plan for using the textbook features for studyHow to read the textConcept mappingExpanded!
17End of Chapter Materials Summary of Key ConceptsLearning ObjectivesFramed through Bloom’s taxonomySelf-Test QuestionsMultiple choice questions focusing on basic information and factsQuestions for Thought and DiscussionQuestions to better develop an understanding of microbiology in the real worldApplicationsQuestions or problems of practical significanceIdentification/Labeling/Matching/Review QuestionsRequired labeling and matching
18Ancillaries and Products to Support Instruction and Boost Student Learning
19Instructor’s ToolKit CD-ROM The “ITK”, which is compatible with Blackboard and WebCT, makes it easy to prepare for class by including:Instructor’s ManualPowerPoint SlidesLecture OutlinesElectronic Test Bank (completely revised)Image BankAnswers to all Concepts and Reasoning Checks, Figure Questions, Textbook Cases, and End of Chapter materialEven answers to the questions/problems are at the end of the textbook for the students
20Laboratory ManualUpdated and includes new exercises and experiments on:Culture Transfer TechniquesBacterial Growth CurveBacterial ConjugationBacterial Transformation34 Multi Part lab exercisesFull Instructor’s Manual to accompany the Lab ManualBundling options available
21Student Study Guide Includes important information to: Help students studyTake effective class notesPrepare properly for examsManage time effectivelyContains over 3000 practice exercises and study questionsContact Your Publisher’s Representative regarding bundling options.
22Student WebsiteThe student website has been updated to reflect all of the changes in the 8th editionChapter OutlinesEssay QuestionsInteractive Online GlossaryFlashcardsQuizzesMicroFocusResearch & Reference Links
23And the student study guide. Bundle ItemsAnd the student study guide.
24Questions about Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology 8th Edition? Contact Your Publisher’s Representative at