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External Structure of a Neuron

This tutorial is one of two made available to the public that have been designed to support an advanced biological psychology course. The tutorial begins with an image about the external structure of neurons, followed by a verbal explanation of the material addressed and then a self-test matching the visually based informationto labels. The final section of each tutorial consists of multiple-choice self-test items that test student knowledge of the material presented in the tutorial.

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Kira Gallagher
Kira Gallagher (Administrator)
10 years ago
I can't wait to use this in class. The website gives a short description and definition of each part of the neuron. Then you are able to take a matching test in laboring and then a second multiple choice test. These test allow you test what you just learned. If you choose the wrong answer it describes to you what is wrong about that answer. then you have the opportunity to guess again. When you pick the correct answer and further describes why that answer is correct. The website also gives you to option to print a blank neuron that can be labeled by students in the classroom. There are a lot of helpful tools on this site.

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Very easy to use. The links all work. However there is a link at the bottom of the tutorial that says to click for Tutorial 3, but this is a password protected link that you cannot enter. Just be aware of this and there and unaccessible.