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Title: Sociology & Biology of Human Disease
Url: http://www.mac3.matyc.org/bio_socio_disease/bio_socio_disease_main.htm...
Creator: Bohmer, Susanne
McFarland, Jenny
Publisher: American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
Description: The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) has compiled a collection of mathematics resources related to various subjects and disciplines. “Math Across the Community College Curriculum” is the title of the collection, which includes great math resources and applications for educators and students alike. Susanne Bohmer and Jenny McFarland of Edmonds Community College created this particular resource. In it they use principles and examples from the fields of sociology and biology to enhance the learning experience of students in a math class. The “Course Summary” provides detailed information about the course, as well as goals and learning objectives for students. “Generating Hypotheses” is an exercise for students centered around regional child mortality rates. There are two worksheets for students to complete in conjunction with this exercise. The worksheets provide definitions and example equations to help students understand the underlying mathematical principles of the exercise.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Pathology -- Clinical pathology. Laboratory technique -- Mathematics. Statistical methods
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Medicine and the state -- Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology
Social sciences -- Sociology (General) -- Sociology -- Culture. Progress -- Evolution. Biological sociology
Social sciences -- Sociology (General) -- Sociology -- Study and teaching
Social sciences -- Sociology (General) -- Sociology -- Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects -- Methodology -- Mathematical sociology. Quantitative methods
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Health -- Disease
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies
Social studies -- Sociology
Key Concept: Biology -- Organs
Biology -- Tissue
Mathematics -- Graphs
Health -- Blood and blood vessels
Health -- Digestive system
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Immune systems
Health -- Respiratory system
Biology -- Genetics
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Course Descriptions
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematics Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: AMATYC
Full Record Views: 17
Resource URL Clicks: 1
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