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
- 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.
- 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.
- Provide context. What is the activity this artifact is representing?
- Explain how the artifact represents the skills, knowledge, and dispositions for this badge.
- 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.
Manuals and protocols for using various pieces of lab equipment. Most can be found on-line or in paper copies.