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Microbiology

Published Date: March 30, 2016

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This no. 1 selling non majors microbiology textbook is praised for its straightforward presentation of complex topics, careful balance of concepts and applications, and proven art that teaches. In its Tenth Edition, Tortora Funke Case responds to the no. 1 challenge of the microbiology course: teaching a wide range of student levels, while still addressing student under preparedness. The Tenth Edition meets students at their respective skill levels.

First, the book signals core microbiology content to students with the new and highly visual Foundation Figures that students need to understand before moving forward in a chapter. Second, the book gives students frequent opportunities for self assessment with the new Check Your Understanding questions that correspond by number to the chapter Learning Objectives. Then, a new visual learning orientation includes an increased number of the popular Diseases in Focus boxes, newly illustrated end of chapter Study Outlines that provide students with visual cues to remind them of chapter content, and new end of chapter Draw It questions. The all new art program is contemporary without compromising Tortora Funke Cases hallmark reputation for precision and clarity. Content revisions include substantially revised immunity chapters and an increased emphasis on antimicrobial resistance, bioterrorism, and biofilms.

This Package 0321582039 9780321582034 Books a la Carte Plus for Microbiology An Introduction contains 0321580001 9780321580009 Books a la Carte for Microbiology An Introduction

  • 0321581962 9780321581969 Study Card for Microbiology An Introduction
  • Access to the MyMicrobiologyPlace Website (www.microbiologyplace.com) via a bind in access code card located in the front of the textbook. Use this access code to use all the resources located in MyMicrobiologyPlace Website.
  • 0321582071 9780321582072 CourseCompass with Pearson eText Student Access Kit for Microbiology An Introduction. For access to CourseCompass, your instructor must assign use of the CourseCompass materials. This code will not work for MyMicrobiologyPlace Website.


Author Information

JimGerard J. Tortora is a professor of biology and teaches microbiology, human anatomy, and physiology at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. He received his M.A. in Biology from Montclair State College in 1965. He belongs to numerous biology microbiology organizations, such as the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), National Education Association (NEA), New Jersey Educational Association (NJEA), and the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB). Jerry is the author of a number of biological science textbooks. In 1995, he was selected as one of the finest faculty scholars at Bergen Community College and was named Distinguished Faculty Scholar. In 1996, Jerry received a National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) excellence award from the University of Texas and was selected to represent Bergen Community College in a campaign to increase awareness of the contributions of community colleges to higher education.

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