Medical Language: Terminology in Context comes with an extensive array of supplementary support for both the student and the instructor. All of the supplementary materials for this text are easily accessed online, and they fit hand in glove with the material in the textbook.
Included with every new copy of Medical Language: Terminology in Context is access to the ultimate online medical terminology resource for students. The Medical Language Lab is a rich learning environment that makes use of proven language development methods to help students become effective users of medical language. To access the Medical Language Lab, students can simply go to http://www.medicallanguagelab.com and register using the personal identification number provided with each new copy of the book.
Each lesson in the Medical Language Lab teaches the student how to critically listen for important terms, how to respond to others with the use of medical terminology, and how to generate his or her own writing and speech that are rich in terminology. By following the activities in each lesson, students graduate from simple memorization to becoming stronger users of medical language.
In addition to critical listening, response, and generation exercises for each lesson, students are supplied with a wide variety of practice activities that will help them to solidify their recall of key terms from the chapter, as well as audio glossary features during which students can hear words pronounced and used properly in context.
Each activity in the Medical Language Lab has been designed to work seamlessly with Medical Language: Terminology in Context and crafted with content that is specific to the textbook. Every chapter in Medical Language: Terminology in Context has a corresponding lesson in the Medical Language Lab, so students can be confident that every activity in the Medical Language Lab is relevant and useful for helping them to understand the content of the textbook.
Instructors will benefit from a powerful yet easy-to-understand instructor's page that allows them to decide which chapters and activities will be available to their students. Instructors also control how student scores are reported to them: either through the native Medical Language Lab grade book or through their own Blackboard, Angel, Moodle, or SCORM-compliant course management solution.
DavisPlus online instructor resources
Instructors can access a wealth of instructional support at the textbook's DavisPlus page. These instructional support materials, which are password protected for safety, provide new and experienced instructors with additional resources to help make the teaching of medical terminology easier and more effective. These materials include the following:
An electronic test bank with ExamView Pro test-generating software
PowerPoint presentations for each chapter
A searchable image bank
A printable Instructor's Guide
Resources in Blackboard, Angel, Moodle, and SCORM formats
This edition offers a powerful ExamView Pro test-generating program that allows you to create custom-made or randomly generated tests in a printable or online format from a test bank of more than 1,200 test items.
Bring the book to life in the classroom with the accompanying Lecture Note PowerPoint presentations. Each chapter has an outline-based presentation that consists of a chapter overview, the main functions of the body system, and selected pathology, vocabulary, and procedures. Full-color illustrations from the book and in-class assessment activities are included.
The image bank contains all of the illustrations from the textbook. It is fully searchable, and it allows users to zoom in and out and to display a JPG image of an illustration that can be copied into a Microsoft Word document or a PowerPoint presentation.
The Instructor's Guide provides instructors with specific guidance regarding how to organize, pace, and succeed in medical terminology instruction using Medical Language: Terminology in Context. Specific resources include the following:
Sample syllabi. Suggested syllabi are provided to help instructors plan courses of various lengths with the use of Medical Language: Terminology in Context.
Student- and instructor-directed activities. These comprehensive teaching aids offer an assortment of activities for each chapter that addresses a body system. Instructors can use these activities as course requirements or as supplemental material. In addition, they can assign activities as individual or collaborative projects. For group projects, peer evaluation forms are included.