University of Medical Technology,Mandalay

Botany Curriculum


Courses

Departmental Objectives

Knowledge

 1. describe the characteristics of life and living processes.

 2. describe the basic knowledge of living organisms important to medical sciences.

 3. describe the physiological changes in plants which are similar to other organisms.

 4. recall the basic principles of heredity and to apply it in solving elementary genetic

problems.

 5. describe the medicinally important plants , their constituents and their uses.

 6. understand the magnitude of pollution problems in our environment.

 

 Skill

 1. make accurate identification of cells and tissues of living materials.

 2. perform and interpret specific botanical laboratory tests and procedures.

 

 Attitude

 1. establish a habit of methodological scientific approach, namely, accurate observation and drawing of valid  conclusions.

 2. believe and adopt the role of prevention in environmental pollution.

 3. believe and accept the medicinal value of plants.



Program Structure

 

Sr

Topic

Hours

Credit

1

2

Sciences of Biology &

Structure and function of the plant cell

15

1

3

Non-Cellular level & Cellular level

15

1

4

Medicinal plants

15

1

5

6

Plant Physiology &

Plant behavior

30

2

7

Genetics

15

1

8

Ecology

15

1

 

Total

105

7

 

Teaching Strategy

(a)       Material (Content)

(b)       Methods

            - Lecture and Practical

(c)       Media

- LCD projector, whiteboard, marker pen, Models, specimens, charts, microscope and prepared slides and apparatus.



Assessments

I.         Formative Assessment

            (Class work)

(i)                Theory tests thrice a year.

(ii)             Practical tests twice a year.                                   

            (iii)    Weekly Practical                                                                              

II.        SummativeAssessment

            (Promotion examination)

              The final examination consists of

            ( i )      one 3-hours theory paper

( ii)      one 3-hours practical paper                                                       

                                                           

Weightage for the final examination

Class Work    =     30%

Theory           =      50%

Practical        =      20%


Assessments

I.          Formative Assessment

            (Class work)

            Theory test I + II + III                       =    20%

            Practical test I + II+ Weekly Practical   =    10%



                                       

 


                                                                    =30%

 

II.         Summative Assessment

Final examination held at the end of the academic year.

1.      Theory Exam      3 hours

       Method                      Written

      Instrument  MCQ, MSQ, long questions

      Weightage  50%

 

2.      Practical Exam    3 hours

       Method                     Demonstration

      Weightage  20%

 


 

III. Criteria

1.                  Pass Mark                  = 50 marks and above

2.                  Moderation Marks     = 46 marks

3.                  Distinction                = 80 marks and above

4.                  F System                   = 2F

5.                  Credit                         = 65 marks and above in all subjects.

 

Supplementary  Examination

·        Those who fail 3 subjects or less than 3 will have to sit for supplementary examination 6 weeks after the announcement of final examination result.

·        For repeaters-No distinction and only 59% &< 59%.

1Failed

If the students fail 4 subjects or more than 4, they will sit next first year exam.

 

Compartment System

Moderation                                                  46%

Class Work              -30%............. 13.8

Final Theory            -50%..............23.0

Final Practical         -20%..............  9.2

 

Distinction 80% & above in every compartment

                                                                          80%

Class Work              -30%............. 24

Final Theory            -50%..............40

Final Practical         -20%..............16

 

Activities

·         To prepare for lecture with power point from references, internet and review the curriculum.

·         All teaching staffs have discussed the lecture.

·         Teaching staff have attended the workshop, TP & PD program to have personal development.

·         To demonstrate the practical experiments, microscopes, slides and specimen.

·         To maintain microscopes and slides.

·         For students, small group of student have set up to do practical experiment.


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