Fall 2018 Course Syllabus
Course: BIOL-2102- Section: 12
Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II
|Instructor||Dr. Richard Pollock|
|Description||The lab provides a hands-on learning experience for exploration of human system components and basic physiology. Systems to be studied include endocrine, cardiovascular, immune,
lymphatic, respiratory, digestive (including nutrition), urinary (including fluid and electrolyte balance), and reproductive (including human development and genetics).
|Prerequisites||Basic skills competency in reading and writing.|
Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
1. Use anatomical terminology to identify and describe locations of major organs of each system covered (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
2. Explain interrelationships among molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ functions in each system (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
3. Describe the interdependency and interactions of the systems (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
4. Explain contributions of organs and systems to the maintenance of homeostasis (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
5. Identify causes and effects of homeostatic imbalances (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
6. Describe modern technology and tools used to study anatomy and physiology (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
7. Apply appropriate safety and ethical standards (PSLOs 4) measured by: measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
8. Locate and identify anatomical structures (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
9. Appropriately utilize laboratory equipment, such as microscopes, dissection tools, general lab ware, physiology data acquisition systems, and virtual simulations (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
10. Work collaboratively to perform experiments (PSLOs 4) measured by: measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
11. Demonstrate the steps involved in the scientific method (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
12. Communicate results of scientific investigations, analyze data and formulate conclusions (PSLOs 4) measured by: measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
13. Use critical thinking and scientific problem-solving skills, including, but not limited to, inferring, integrating, synthesizing, and summarizing, to make decisions, recommendations and predictions (PSLOs 1, 2, 3, 4) measured by: Terms pop test, a major lab practical, and measured by: Group teamwork pop tests.
Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Empirical and Quantitative Skills: Students will demonstrate applications of scientific and mathematical concepts.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
PSLO ALPHA: Reading skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
Identifies all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material; demonstrates a full understanding of the reading.
PSLO 1: Critical Thinking Skills, Uses creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.
Creatively identifies problem, argument, or issue (to determine extent of information needed); differentiates the facts from opinions as relates to situation; constructs possible solutions or prediction or consequences; uses logical, sound reasoning to justify conclusion.
PSLO 2: Communication Skills, Demonstrates effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and/or visual communication.
Expresses a strong thesis; organizes information with effective transitions & sequencing of ideas; uses substantial, logical & specific development of ideas; details are relevant, original, credible and correctly documented when appropriate to show an effective development and interpretation of ideas; and presents ideas in appropriate mode of expression for the task.
PSLO3: Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Applies the manipulation and/or analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions.
Identifies mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task; uses mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task; analyzes how to use the principles; and applies problem-solving skills in mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task with correct informed conclusions.
PSLO 4: Teamwork Skills- Shows the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal.
Helps the team move forward by discussing merits of alternative ideas; Treats team members respectfully; uses positive facial, vocal or written tone, or language to convey a positive attitude; Motivates teammates by expressing confidence about the importance of the task; Provides assistance/encouragement to team members; Completes all assigned tasks by deadline; Addresses conflict constructively; or helps the group avoid conflict completely.
|Textbooks||A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy by Paul A. Krieger (2nd or 3rd or 4th edition)|
A & P Two (2) Lab Section 12 BIOL 2102 Wednesday
Aug. 29 Introduction (Buy surgical gloves)
Sept. 5 Blood pages 211-215
Sept. 12 Heart & Blood Vessels pages 217-231
Sept. 19 Lab Practical One covering pages 211-231
Sept. 26 Arteries pages 232-241
Oct. 3 Veins pages 242-251
Oct. 10 Lab Practical two covering pages 232-251
Oct. 17 Lymphatic & Immune System pages 253-261
Oct. 24 Respiratory System
Oct. 31 Digestive system pages 263-289
Nov. 7 Lab Practical Three covering pages 253-289
Nov. 14 Urinary System pages 291-299
Nov. 21 Male & Female Reproductive Systems pages 301-319
Nov. 28 Practical Four covering pages 291-319 (last lab day)
Dec. 5 Comprehensive Final (only if needed, see syllabus)
|Final Exam Date||November 28, 2018 - 2:30 PM Through November 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
|There will be four (4) main lab practicals during the semester and a pop test possible during every lab. I will drop your two lowest lab pop tests and no lab practicals will be dropped. The average of your pop tests are worth one lab practical. Your final lab grade will be the average of your four lab practicals & the average of your highest pop tests. Formula = P1 + P2 + P3 + P4 + (avg. of pop tests) divided by 5. A comprehinsive test will be given only if a student misses a lab practical. If a student misses two practicals, they receive a zero for one practical and can replace the other zero with the comprehinsive final. If a student takes the four practicals on time, they are not eligible for the comprehinsive final. No make-up practical exams or pop tests are allowed for the week without a legitimate hospital excuse.|
|Attendance Policy||Roll will be taken every lab. I will recommend to the my department head that a student be dropped from the lab if they miss too many labs. Only exceptible excuses are approved because of college-sponsored academic activities. In accordance with the Texas Education Code 51.911, a student who will be absent for observance of a "religious holy day" must notify the instructor for each class in writing no later than the fifteenth day after the first day of the semester to be excused.|
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|