BI 102 - General Biology

BI 102 General Biology This is an introductory lab science course intended for majors in disciplines other than the biological sciences. The topics presented include biological molecules, cellular biology, genetics and inheritance, biotechnology, and evolutionary processes. Additionally, the course is designed to help you discover the applications of science in your everyday life, as well as provide elements of critical thinking. Course Outcomes: Explain how natural selection drives evolution. Express how changes in the genome can affect the phenotype or traits within a population. Be able to describe the patterns of inheritance. Be able describe selected key cell processes. Distinguish between the groups of biomolecules.
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https://moodle.skillscommons.org/course/view.php?id=266
Date:
2015
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Collection
Institution:
Linn-Benton Virtual College
Project Name:
LB iLearn Online
TAACCCT Round:
3
Subjects:
Science, Biology

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Linn County Parks and Recreational Department - Provided curriculum advice.
Industry Sector:
Management of Companies and Enterprises (55)
Occupation:
All Occupations (00-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (26)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
1 credit - 30 hours of student time
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
QM
Quality Note:
This course was subjected to a six step review process: 1. A SME creates the outline and all content. The course is submitted to a course developer for implementation into the CANVAS LMS system. Areas of confusion or items that need additional clarity are identified and remediated. 3. An instructional design checklist is applied to ensure ADA, UDL, and Creative Commons compliance. 3. Course is reviewed using a modified Quality Matters Rubric. 4. The initial offering is by the original SME to identify other necessary revisions. 5. Course goes through a secondary Quality Improvement process evaluation by an Instructional Designer and is subject to a Quality Improvement checklist. 6. Course is reviewed by third-party evaluator acting in the role of a SME.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Foundational Courses

Accessibility

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  • Text Access - Text to Speech
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  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
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  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
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  • Synchronized Text Track
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content

Copyright / Licensing

Copyright Owner:
LB iLearn Online
Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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