Supplements

Supplementary materials are available to assist instructors with their presentations and general course management.

An Instructor’s Manual/Test Item File, prepared by Jane Aloi, provides examples of lecture/reading schedules for courses with various emphases. In addition, each chapter contains a detailed outline, purpose, objectives, key terms, summary, sources for audiovisual materials and computer software, and approximately 50 multiple-choice test questions.

MicroTest is a software program that contains all of the objective questions from the Test Item File. It’s currently available in Windows or MAC format for instructors using this text.

General Zoology Student Study Guide, prepared by Jane Aloi and Gina Erickson, contains subject-by-subject summaries, objective questions, WWW site addresses, and learning activities. Order Miller/Harley: Zoology, 4th edition, plus the General Zoology Student Study Guide, packaged together: ISBN 007-398884-7.

A set of 100 full-color transparencies are available to supplement class-room lectures.

General Zoology Laboratory Manual, fourth edition, by Stephen A. Miller, is an excellent corollary to the text and incorporates many of the same learning aids. This edition offers enhanced coverage of the scientific method, a new exercise on cladistics, and activities in the survey of the animal phyla in Part Two that emphasize evolutionary relationships. A Laboratory Resource Guide is also available and contains additional information about materials and procedures, and the answers to worksheet questions that accompany the lab exercises. Order Miller/Harley: Zoology, 4th edition, plus General Zoology Laboratory Manual, packaged together: ISBN 007-601303-0.

The Customized Laboratory Manual. Each lab manual exercise is also available individually as offprints, so students need buy only those exercises used in the laboratory. Contact your local sales representative for more details.

Life Science Animations is a series of five videotapes featuring more than 50 animations of key physiological processes spanning the breadth of concepts covered in a typical life science course. Of particular interest to professors teaching zoology are tape 3, Animal Biology: Part I, and tape 4, Animal Biology, Part II. These full-color animations enable the student to more fully and easily grasp such concepts as the formation of the myelin sheath, saltatory nerve conduction, signal integration, reflex arcs, and the organ of static equilibrium. (ISBNs 25050 and 25071)

How to Study Science, by Fred Drewes, offers students valuable tips on note-taking, how to interpret text figures, how to manage time, how to prepare for tests, and how to overcome "science anxiety." (ISBN 14474)

The Life Science Living Lexicon CD-ROM, by William Marchuk, provides comprehensive coverage of all the life science disciplines—biology, anatomy, physiology, botany, zoology, environmental science, and microbiology—by combining complete lexicon components:

Critical Thinking: A Collection of Readings, by David J. Stroup and Robert D. Allen, is available for instructors who are working to integrate critical thinking into their curricula. This inexpensive text helps in the planning and implementation of programs intended to develop students'abilities to think logically and analytically. The book is a collection of articles that provide instruction and examples of current programs. The authors have included descriptions and evaluations of their personal experiences with incorporating critical thinking study in their coursework. (ISBN 0-697-14556-5)


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