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Alcamo’s Fundamentals
of Microbiology

Eighth Edition


Dr. Jeffrey C. Pommerville

Published by

Jones and Bartlett Publishers

Welcome Dr. Jeffrey Pommerville


Professor of Biology and Microbiology at Glendale
Community College


Ph.D. in Cell and Organismal Biology, University
of California, Santa Barbara


Teacher of the Year (2005
-
2006)


20 years research experience in microbial cell
biology and microbiology


More than 45 peer
-
reviewed research papers
published in national/international journals


Chair, Education Division of the ASM (2006
-
2007)


Principal investigator,
Systemic Reform In Science

(
SyRIS
)


an NSF
-
funded project (2000
-
2003) to
improve student outcomes in science through
changes in curriculum and pedagogy


Recipient, 2003 Gustav Ohaus Award (College
Division) for Innovations in Science Teaching from
the National Science Teachers Association


Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology, Eighth Edition

by Jeffrey C. Pommerville


The textbook


Textbook Features


End of Chapter Materials



Ancillaries and products to
support instruction and boost
student learning

Textbook Features


Chapter Openers


Chapter Preview and Key Concepts
New!


Two Column Format
New!


MicroFocus and MicroInquiry Boxes


Concept and Reasoning Checks
New!


Figure and Table Call Outs


Figure Questions
New!


Textbook Cases


Marginal Definitions


Concept Maps
New!


To the Student


Study Smart
Expanded!

Textbook Features:

Chapter Openers

Textbook Features:

Chapter Preview and Key Concepts

Textbook Features:

Two
-
Column Format

Textbook Features:

MicroFocus Boxes


Are designed around seven key topics:


Evolution


History


Public Health


Biotechnology


Environmental
microbiology


Tools


Being skeptical

Textbook Features:

MicroInquiry Boxes

Textbook Features:

Concept & Reasoning Checks



Require the student to summarize the

information in, or critically reason through a

question or concept pertaining to, the previous

section

Textbook Features:

Figure & Table Call Outs



Are color coded to the text narrative, assisting the
student in maintaining the reading frame

Textbook Features:

Figure Questions



Contain a question to help the student critically
think about the material in, or narrative related
to, the figure

Textbook Features:

Textbook Cases


Describe an infectious
disease outbreak drawn
mostly from the CDC’s
Morbidity and Mortality
Weekly Report


Contain
relevant

epidemiological
investigations


Involve

interactive

analyses

Textbook Features:

Marginal Definitions

Textbook Features:

Concept Maps


Describes


An effective plan for
using the textbook
features for study


How to read the text


Concept mapping

Textbook Features:

To the Student


Study Smart

End of Chapter Materials


Summary of Key Concepts


Learning Objectives


Framed through Bloom’s taxonomy


Self
-
Test Questions


Multiple choice questions focusing on basic information
and facts


Questions for Thought and Discussion


Questions to better develop an understanding of
microbiology in the real world


Applications


Questions or problems of practical significance


Identification/Labeling/Matching/Review
Questions


Required labeling and matching

Ancillaries and Products to
Support Instruction and Boost
Student Learning

Instructor’s ToolKit CD
-
ROM


The “ITK”, which is compatible with Blackboard and
WebCT, makes it easy to prepare for class by
including:


Instructor’s Manual


PowerPoint Slides


Lecture Outlines


Electronic Test Bank
(completely revised)


Image Bank


Answers to all Concepts and Reasoning Checks, Figure
Questions, Textbook Cases, and End of Chapter material


Even answers to the questions/problems are at the end of the
textbook for the students

Laboratory Manual


Updated and includes new
exercises and experiments
on:


Culture Transfer Techniques


Bacterial Growth Curve


Bacterial Conjugation


Bacterial Transformation


34 Multi Part lab exercises


Full Instructor’s Manual to
accompany the Lab Manual


Bundling options available

Student Study Guide



Includes important

information to:


Help students study


Take effective class notes


Prepare properly for exams


Manage time effectively



Contains over 3000 practice

exercises and study questions



Contact Your Publisher’s Representative regarding
bundling options.

Student Website


The student website has been updated to reflect
all of the changes in the 8
th

edition


Chapter Outlines


Essay Questions


Interactive Online Glossary


Flashcards


Quizzes


MicroFocus


Research & Reference Links

Bundle Items

And the student study guide.


Questions about

Alcamo’s Fundamentals

of Microbiology


8
th

Edition?


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