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Know Your Data Public

Del Lago Academy

You are competent with learning, practicing, evaluating, and troubleshooting for a particular piece of science equipment.

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Evidence

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Process

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Product

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Metacognitive Reflection

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Badge Overview

Expectations

You can:
Specialize in a particular analytical technique (e.g., spectrophotometry, gel electrophoresis, etc..) to the point where you can:
  • Describe the characteristics of usable and unusable data for a given technique.
  • Use appropriate controls or standards to predict what a result (positive, negative, neutral, numerical) might look like.
  • Evaluate the causes of a result that is not useable.
  • Distinguish between error as a result of limitations of a certain technique and error related to the skill of a technician.
  • Troubleshoot how to correct the errors that are causing an unusable result.

Why Earn This Badge?

Most every field of work or research requires the specialized use of equipment.  From agriculture, food service, scientific research, etc. specialized equipment assists in the performance and expertise in the endeavor.  Through the learning, practicing, evaluating, and troubleshooting for a particular piece of science equipment you will mirror skills needed in the working and academic world.

Who created this badge?

Badge Designers: 
http://www.competencyx.com   ;

Badge Graphic Designer: 
Paolo Miguel Rimando


Badge Experts

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Jusiah Gumabon

Jusiah

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Joined badge on 12/8/16
 

Maritza Hernandez

Maritza

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ThomasF

ThomasF

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