Instructor SupplementsARIS for Foundations in Microbiology (aris.mhhe.com)
McGraw-Hill’s ARIS—Assessment, Review, and Instruction
System—for Foundations in Microbiology is a complete, online tutorial,
electronic homework, and course management system. Instructors
can create and share course materials and assignments
with colleagues with a few clicks of the mouse. All PowerPoint lectures,
assignments, quizzes, and tutorials are directly tied to textspecific
materials. Instructors can edit questions, import their own
content, and create announcements and due dates for assignments.
ARIS has automatic grading and reporting of easy-to-assign homework,
quizzing, and testing. All student activity within McGraw-
Hill’s ARIS is automatically recorded and available to the instructor
through a fully integrated grade book that can be downloaded to
Excel. Contact your local McGraw-Hill Publisher’s representative
for more information on getting started with ARIS. ARIS Presentation Center
Build instructional materials where-ever, when-ever, and
how-ever you want!
ARIS Presentation Center is an online digital library containing assets
such as photos, artwork, animations, PowerPoints, and other
media types that can be used to create customized lectures, visually
enhanced tests and quizzes, compelling course websites, or attractive
printed support materials.
Access to your book, access to all books!
The Presentation Center library includes thousands of assets from
many McGraw-Hill titles. This ever-growing resource gives instructors
the power to utilize assets specific to an adopted textbook
as well as content from all other books in the library.
Nothing could be easier!
Accessed from the instructor side of your textbook’s ARIS website,
Presentation Center’s dynamic search engine allows you to explore
by discipline, course, textbook chapter, asset type, or keyword.
Simply browse, select, and download the files you need to build engaging
course materials. All assets are copyright McGraw-Hill
Higher Education but can be used by instructors for classroom
Full-color digital files of all illustrations in the book can be readily
incorporated into lecture presentations, exams, or custom-made
Digital files of all photographs from the book can be reproduced for
multiple classroom uses.
Tables from the text are available in electronic format.
Over 100 full-color animations that support the topics discussed in
the text are provided. Instructors are able to harness the visual
impact of processes in motion by importing these files into classroom
presentations or online course materials.
Active Art consists of illustrations that have been converted to a format
that allows the artwork to be edited inside Microsoft Power-
Point. Each piece of art inside an Active Art presentation can be
broken down to its core elements, grouped or ungrouped, and
edited to create customized illustrations.
PowerPoint Lecture Outlines
Ready-made presentations that combine art and lecture notes are
provided for each of the chapters in the text. These outlines can be used as they are or can be tailored to reflect your preferred lecture
topics and sequences.
PowerPoint Image Slides
For instructors who prefer to create individualized lectures,
illustrations, photos, and tables are preinserted by chapter into
PowerPoint slides for convenience.Instructor’s Testing and Resource CD-ROM
This cross-platform CD-ROM contains the Instructor’s Manual
and Test Bank, available in both Word and PDF formats. The Instructor’s
Manual contains learning objectives, chapter outlines,
student activities, key terms and phrases, and classroom discussion
topics. The Test Bank provides questions that can be used for
homework assignments or the preparation of exams. The computerized
Test Bank allows the user to quickly create customized exams.
This user-friendly program allows you to search for questions
by topic or format; edit existing questions or add new ones; and
scramble questions and answer keys for multiple versions of the
same test. Transparencies
A set of 450 full-color acetate transparencies is available to supplement
classroom lectures. These transparencies include key figures
from the textbook for classroom projection, and they are available
to adopters of the Sixth Edition.eInstruction
McGraw-Hill has partnered with eInstruction to bring the revolutionary
Classroom Performance System (CPS) to the classroom.
An instructor using this interactive system can administer questions
electronically during class while students respond via handheld
remote control keypads. Individual responses are logged into
a grade book, and aggregated responses can be displayed in graphical
form to provide immediate feedback on whether students
understand a lecture topic or if more clarification is needed. CPS
promotes student participation, class productivity, and individual
student accountability. Course Delivery Systems
With help from our partners WebCT, Blackboard, eCollege, and
other course management systems, professors can take complete
control over their course content. Course cartridges containing
content from the ARIS textbook website, online testing, and powerful
student tracking features are readily available for use within
these platforms. Student SupplementsARIS for Foundations in Microbiology (aris.mhhe.com)
McGraw-Hill’s ARIS—Assessment, Review and Instruction
System—for Foundations in Microbiology offers access to a vast
array of premium online content to fortify the learning experience.
Text-Specific Study Tools—The ARIS site features quizzes,
study tools, and other features tailored to coincide with each
chapter of the text.
Course Assignments and Announcements—Students of
instructors choosing to utilize McGraw-Hill’s ARIS tools for
course administration will receive a course code to log into
their specific course for assignments.
Student Study Guide
This valuable student resource, written by Nancy Boury, Iowa State
University, goes beyond the standard multiple-choice and true-false
self-quizzing. The author has provided a wealth of study assets, including
chapter overviews, critical-thinking questions, vocabulary
review, charts for organizing material, self-tests, and more. A complete
answer key is provided.