Softs that can teach microbio please!

jstrassw at opal.tufts.edu jstrassw at opal.tufts.edu
Wed May 24 11:40:00 EST 1995


In article <ed.233.016A7DEE at molbiol.uct.ac.za>, ed at molbiol.uct.ac.za (Ed Rybicki) writes:
> In article <barbesmg.800599014 at alize.ERE.UMontreal.CA> barbesmg at ERE.UMontreal.CA (Barbes-Morin Guillaume) writes:
>>From: barbesmg at ERE.UMontreal.CA (Barbes-Morin Guillaume)
>>Subject: Softs that can teach microbio please!
> 
>>I am actually looking for software that could potentially be used in 
>>teaching different aspects of microbiology to undergraduated university 
>>students.
> 
>>I am interrested in fields as diverse as immunology, bacteriology, 
>>microbial genetics, molecular genetics, classification of microorganism, 
>>molecular biology, etc.
> 
>>As the department is in a french speaking university, I would prefer 
>>anything in french but as it is in North-America, we can do just as good 
>>with english softs.
> 
>>We want to explore the possibilities so that the department can 
>>eventually use this tool in teaching.
> 
>>Any idea, suggestion, offer, shareware, freeware, commercial, ibm, 
>>windows, os2, mac, unix is welcome.
> 
>>I am actually looking for software that could potentially be used in 
>>teaching different aspects of microbiology to undergraduated university 
>>students.
> 
>>I am interrested in fields as diverse as immunology, bacteriology, 
>>microbial genetics, molecular genetics, classification of microorganism, 
>>molecular biology, etc.
> 
>>As the department is in a french speaking university, I would prefer 
>>anything in french but as it is in North-America, we can do just as good 
>>with english softs.
> 
>>We want to explore the possibilities so that the department can 
>>eventually use this tool in teaching.
> 
>>Any idea, suggestion, offer, shareware, freeware, commercial, ibm, 
>>windows, os2, mac, unix is welcome.
> 
> 
> You could do WAY worse than using "Microbes in Motion" from Wm. C Brown: this 
> is in English obviously, but is a CD-ROM teaching multimedia experience that 
> costs only US$35...and has upwards of 15 min of full sound movie included, 
> 1500-odd illustrations, and is on general microbiology including immunology, 
> virology, bacteriology....judi at wcbc.com or 1-800-899-7850 & quote ISBN 
> 0-697-24596-9.  We were VERY impressed in our Department.
> 
> Ed Rybicki
> Dept Microbiology
                              > Univ Cape Town


 AI have just written a microbiology teaching program for macintosh.  Future
version will rin on PC.  If you are interested in obtaining a demo copy, send
me an e-mail.  I am currently exploring ways to have it distributed.  It is
very good.

John Strasswimmer
MD/PhD Candidate
Department of Microbiology
Tufts University
Boston, USA
 







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