ERIC Number: ED417788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Genetics Revolution: Programs and Issues for the Community College. A Monograph Highlighting the Winners of the Exxon Education Foundation Innovation Awards.
Mays, Marilyn Elaine, Ed.
Presented at a 1996 conference on the implications of the Human Genome Project for community and technical colleges, the 30 papers included in this monograph describe methods for incorporating genetics studies into the two-year college curriculum. Among the papers provided are: (1) "Facing the Unknown: The Ethical Challenges of Biotechnology" (J. Buchanan); (2) "Disclosure of Genetic Information to Family Members: Ethical and Legal Implications" (K. Gottlieb); (3) "The Genetics Revolution: Toward a Sense of Ownership" (R. Badra); (4) "'The Twilight of the Golds'": A Paradigm for Ethical Considerations in the Genetics Revolution Discussion" (L. Coleman); (5) "The Third Genie: Genetic Considerations at the Community College Level" (A. Hunt); (6) "Bioethics in the Classroom" (K. Armstrong); (7) "David's Dance: Historical Responses to Genetic Knowledge" (W. Yarbrough and M. Pittman); (8) "Educating the Educators: The Genetics Revolution in the Community College Setting" (J. Dario-Becker); (9) "Field of Dreams--'Build It and They Will Come': Building a Program in Genetics at the Community College" (C. Urbano); (10) "Chromosomes: The Crucial Road Maps for Molecular Genetic Studies" (D. Dailey); (11) "Transgenic Crops: New DNA in Your Food" (P. Mangum); and (12) "Incorporation of the Human Genome Project into a Human Genetics Course for Allied Health Fields" (K. Finer). The conference program is appended. (BCY)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, DNA, Educational Strategies, Genetics, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges
Community College Press, American Association of Community Colleges, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Dallas County Community Coll. District, TX.; EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.; League for Innovation in the Community Coll., Dallas, TX.; North Lake Coll., Irving, TX.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.