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The Pathophysiology of High Blood Pressure

Description This assignment is designed for pathophysiology students close to the end of the course.  These students are primarily in a BSN (Bachelor Degree Nursing) program, and they take pathophysiology as one of their last General Education courses before starting their professional Nursing program.  The assignment is primarily to assess higher order learning outcomes. Background… Read more »

Keychain Ziplines: A Practical Way to Study Velocity in the Calculus Classroom

Description ​This formative assessment entails a set of activities designed for the first day of a college calculus course and tested in a variety of college calculus classrooms.  Learning objectives are to: review calculations of average velocity; introduce the concept of instantaneous velocity; have students explore the connections between average and instantaneous velocity; and create… Read more »

Enzyme Kinetics and Reversible Inhibitors

Description​ This assignment is for an upper level biochemistry course. It uses enzyme kinetics to assess quantitative literacy and the student’s ability to translate mathematical relationships into biochemical processes. The first part can be done in groups (for larger classes) or individually. The second part is an exam question that is used for individual assessment.… Read more »