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# Introduce the online support materials.
# Introduce the online support materials.
# Work through exercises associated with cell division and fertilisation.
# Work through exercises associated with cell division and fertilization (fertilisation).
# Introduce the individual assessments (including your first in this Lab class).
# Introduce the individual assessments (including your first in this Lab class).
# Introduce the group assessment project.
# Introduce the group assessment project.
==Online Course Site==
==Online Course Site==

Revision as of 15:04, 24 July 2011

Online Work and Fertilization


This first lab class will have 2 main parts.

  1. An opportunity to set up your own student page and begin learning some basic editing for your individual assessment page. I will demonstrate by making a Test Student 2011 page.
  2. An introduction to the basics of Fertilization.


  1. Introduce the online support materials.
  2. Work through exercises associated with cell division and fertilization (fertilisation).
  3. Introduce the individual assessments (including your first in this Lab class).
  4. Introduce the group assessment project.

Online Course Site

Exercise #1 - Online Work

Exercise #2 - Online exercise using the topic of "fertilization"

See also wiki editing sheet. Fertilisation/Fertilization (UK versus US spelling)

  • Making a link.
  • Pasting a picture (naming uploaded material).
  • Making a table. (covered next week)
  • Adding References. (covered next week)
  • Resources - Searching the internet, identifying good sources, Medline (Pubmed), UNSW Library databases, referencing, journals copyright. (covered next week)

Individual Assessment

Tasks to be completed each week usually submitted online, or as written sheet for some guest tutors (20% of final course mark).

Group Assessment

This is a group project online work on a specific topic throughout semester (20% of final course mark). Assessment criteria will be listed online and discussed. Time will be made available within the labs for group discussions and some tutorials on techniques. Group project work should be completed and discussed mainly online and outside the timetabled laboratories. (Project Page / Discussion Page)

Week 7 - project assessed online by individuals in other groups and providing both positive and negative feedback (part of individual assessment).

Week 8 - update project on basis of peer assessments and own assessment.

Week 10 - final submission date for the coordinator assessment. Project pages are locked.

We will select the overall group topic by student vote. Each group will then decide upon a specific topic from within the sub-list or of their own related choice. If 2 groups choose to do the same topic the course coordinator will allocate each group a different topic (not of their choosing).

Group Topics

The project should include the following basic components:

  1. Introduction (tell me about the topic)
  2. Historic background of topic (timeline, notable researchers or labs)
  3. Current associated research (new papers and findings)
  4. Simplified description of technique/topic (related issues)
  5. One student drawn figure or animation (well labeled)
  6. Reference List (formatted using the Pubmed reference link technique)
  7. Glossary (explanation of terms and acronyms used within your project)
  8. External Links (related online resources, labs, groups, news links etc)

Group Assessment Criteria

1. The key points relating to the topic that your group allocated are clearly described.

2. The choice of content, headings and sub-headings, diagrams, tables, graphs show a good understanding of the topic area.

3. Content is correctly cited and referenced.

4. The wiki has an element of teaching at a peer level using the student's own innovative diagrams, tables or figures and/or using interesting examples or explanations.

5. Evidence of significant research relating to basic and applied sciences that goes beyond the formal teaching activities.

6. Relates the topic and content of the Wiki entry to learning aims of embryology.

7. Clearly reflects on editing/feedback from group peers and articulates how the Wiki could be improved (or not) based on peer comments/feedback. Demonstrates an ability to review own work when criticised in an open edited wiki format. Reflects on what was learned from the process of editing a peer's wiki.

8. Evaluates own performance and that of group peers to give a rounded summary of this wiki process in terms of group effort and achievement.

9. The content of the wiki should demonstrate to the reader that your group has researched adequately on this topic and covered the key areas necessary to inform your peers in their learning.

10. Develops and edits the wiki entries in accordance with the above guidelines.

Co-ordinator Note


Dr Mark Hill

ANAT2341 Embryology S2 2011
--Mark Hill 06:47, 20 July 2011 (EST)

Course Content 2011

2011 Timetable: | Embryology Introduction | Fertilization | Cell Division/Fertilization | Week 1 and 2 Development | Week 3 Development | Week 1 to 3 | Mesoderm Development | Ectoderm, Early Neural, Neural Crest | Trilaminar Embryo to Early Embryo | Early Vascular Development | Placenta | Vascular and Placenta | Endoderm, Early Gastrointestinal | Respiratory Development | Endoderm and Respiratory | Head Development | Neural Crest Development | Head and Neural Crest | Musculoskeletal Development | Limb Development | Musculoskeletal | Renal Development | Genital | Kidney and Genital | Sensory | Stem Cells | Stem Cells | Endocrine Development | Endocrine | Heart | Integumentary Development | Heart and Integumentary | Fetal | Birth and Revision | Fetal

Glossary Links

Glossary: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Numbers | Symbols | Term Link

Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2021, December 7) Embryology 2011 Lab 1. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/2011_Lab_1

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