BIOL 120 AA W20 Health Brochure
This project is intended to help you to utilize and refine your information literacy skills to seek out information about a specific public health issue relating to microbiology, and to develop your thinking abilities by completing a self-evaluation of your project and preparation process. You will also be performing data analysis on statistics reported by the CDC. The workplace capability of technological skills will be developed through the use of computer software to develop your public health brochure in the appropriate format and will also help you develop time management and productivity skills as well.
By completing this project, you will fulfill course outcomes #1-7 (see below for details). Because this is a public health project, you will base your article selection on tying it to the healthcare field. Through project completion, you will develop the following institutional outcomes: information literacy and communication, thinking abilities, and community and career. You may submit your project under any of these in your e-portfolio.
How: By developing a brochure that outlines a relevant public health topic in microbiology and presenting it to your peers.
How: by discussion of causal organism(s) and its (their) characteristics.
How: by identifying how the microorganism is spread and how to prevent the spread (public health focus).
How: by explaining how the human body responds to the pathogen(s).
How: by explaining how the pathogenic disease(s) discussed in brochure are treated in clinical practice and issues with treatment.
How: by presenting/ developing a brochure on a topic that is of current epidemiological relevance either locally, nationally, or worldwide.
How: by outlining diagnostic procedures in the brochure and completing a self-reflection of the project.
This is an individual project and is worth 10% of your overall course grade. Failure to complete the assignment on the due date will result in an automatic zero.
The topic must meet the following criteria:
Introduction= 15 points Due________________________
Write and introduction for your topic. This should be one paragraph and contain information about your topic.
Rough Draft= 15 points Due ______________________
You will need to answer the following questions:
1) has the student met the requirements of a rough draft for a health brochure, and
2) suggest ways to improve the quality of his/her brochure to earn a higher grade.
Yes or No:
Final Brochure Submission = 40 points
Please note that failure to submit your final brochure into your e-portfolio will result in an automatic zero for your project.
The final brochure is due on ________________electronically via Blackboard. There will be no extensions. The final brochure will be assessed on the following criteria: