Neuron Tutor?

Don Gilbert gilbertd at cricket.bio.indiana.edu
Mon Apr 29 09:41:03 EST 1991


BioQUEST, a set of Macintosh teaching tools for Biology, contains a 
module on Neurophysiology, called MacAxon.

You can find a demo of this BioQUEST software on Iubio Archive.  It is 
commercial software; I have no financial connection with this, I haven't
even seen the full commercial release, just the demo.

To get the demo, 
	 ftp iubio.bio.indiana.edu
	 user: anonymous
	 pass: yourusername
	 ftp>  cd [archive.biology.mac]
	 ftp>  get bioquest.hqx
	 ftp> bye
	 
This is from the bioquest.readme:

BioQUEST = Quality Undergraduate Educational Simulations and Tools in 
Biology

BioQUEST represents a major effort to produce an "anthology" of high 
quality computer-based materials for teaching that complement RwetS and 
field laboratories.

Project BioQUEST is developing an introductory biology course composed 
of modules, integrated with a theme of evolutionary reasoning which 
examines familiar, classical fields of biology as well as the less 
familiar, contemporary areas. ...
The central goal of Project BioQUEST is to demonstrate the generality of 
content-based problem solving as an approach to learning biology. ...
The Project is funded by the Annenberg/CPB Project, Apple Computer 
Corporation, and the Foundation for Microbiology. Project sponsors ...
published. Additional software, general tools (like word processors) and 
biology research tools will be used in the package. The student text, 
HyperCard stacks, and software developed by the project will be commercially 
published.

Modules:
0	Introduction to the 3PUs
1	Mendelian Genetics
2	Persuading Peers/Philosophy of Science
3	Data Collection and Organization
4	Phylogenetic systematics
5	Population Genetics
6	Variation
7	Modelling
8	Cardiovascular Physiology
9	Neurophysiology
10	Biochemistry I: Purifying an Enzyme
11	Biochemistry II: Sequencing a Protein
12	Biochemistry III: Enzyme Kinetics
13	Microbial Genetics
14	Biotechnology I: Cloning a Gene
15	Biotechnology II: Genetic Engineering
16	Genetic Counselling
17	Environmental Decision Making

for more information, contact:

Robin Greenler
Biology Department
Beloit College
Beloit, Wisconsin 53511
608-365-3391 ext 286
bioquest at applelink.apple.com
-- 
Don Gilbert                                     gilbert at bio.indiana.edu
biocomputing office, biology dept., indiana univ., bloomington, in 47405




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