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  • Last updated January 16, 2017 at 3:38 PM by mshivraj
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Pick and reflect on an artifact that proves you have the skills, knowledge, and dispositions represented by the badge.

Required Artifact:

User Manual for a Laboratory Technician
  • Introduction
    • Describe the technique and how it is commonly used in the laboratory.
  • Example Results
    • Photos of significant unusable results with captions describing what you see that makes each unusable.
    • Photo of a usable result with captions describing what you see that makes it usable.
  • Troubleshooting
    • Given each unusable result, identify the possible causes and how you would fix them to get a usable result.  Use text features to organize the information so that a reader can use the manual to troubleshoot results they observe from the technique.

Reflection Prompt:

  • Provide context. What is the activity this artifact is representing?
  • Explain how the artifact represents the skills, knowledge, and dispositions for this badge.

Rubric:

  • Use text features to organize the information so that a reader can use the manual to troubleshoot results they observe from the technique.
  • Language is appropriate for the audience.
  • Visuals help the reader understand what makes a result usable or unusable.
  • The information is accurate, comprehensive, clear, and concise.
  • Write about the results and the reasons why particular data points are not useable and how to amend the procedure in order to improve the results.

Resources:

Manuals and protocols for using various pieces of lab equipment.  Most can be found on-line or in paper copies.