ASM Curriculum Guidelines




ASM Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Microbiology: Aligning Concepts, Learning Outcomes and Assessments

Sue Merkel, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY &
Ann Stevens, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

CurriculumOriginally Aired: August 13, 2014
Duration: 46:17


Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain how the new ASM Curriculum Guidelines support recommendations from Vision & Change and other national reports
  • Describe the steps involved in the process of backward design, and how it relates to the ASM Curriculum Guidelines
  • Describe why increased laboratory biosafety is necessary
  • Identify and write appropriate Learning Outcomes
  • Align assessments with Learning Outcomes

Sponsored by the ASM Task Force on Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Microbiology Education