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This project was designed for use in BIOL 335 Pathophysiology, an elective course for which Anatomy & Physiology I and II are prerequisites. The project is based on a single-elimination bracket where progression to the next round is decided by vote of the class, but the votes are independent of student grades. As individual students are “eliminated” by the voting process, they are assigned to work with another student who is still “in,” so the groups gradually become larger as the project progresses. There are two graded assignments for each round: one is a presentation, and one is a written assignment. The project requires sufficient class time for weekly presentations and for the students to coordinate their research and presentations, especially in the later rounds. “Steps” in the timeline below can be a full class period, a partial class period, or a posted deadline as appropriate.
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Rowe, Meredith A. Ph.D., "BIOL 335 Pathophysiology: Bracketology: Disease Edition" (2022). Open Educational Resources. 2.