About the course
Animal microbiology is an important professional basic course for animal medicine and related majors. The aim of Animal Microbiology course is to introduce basic principles of microbes and application related for students who are in preparation for veterinarians and related.
The content of rigorous course consists of many etiological agents responsible for animal infectious diseases. It covers all biology of bacteria, viruses and other pathogens related with infectious diseases in domestic animals and fowls etc. In order to foster a student’s ability to analyze and solve problems in their future clinical career, the course will provide the conceptual basis for understanding pathogenic microorganisms and particularly address the fundamental mechanisms of their pathogenicity. It will also provide opportunities for a student to develop both informatic and diagnostic skills in microbiology, including the practical application and interpretation of laboratory tests for the diagnosis of animal infectious diseases.
Various kinds of teaching methods are applied according to the different teaching content. Generally speaking, we choose to use the presentation method, discussion method, demonstration method, inquiry method, case teaching method and task driven method etc.
Teaching group with reasonable structure of professional title, age structure and academic structure, advanced teaching facilities and comprehensive performance evaluation method lay good foundation for the learning success of students.
About the teacher
Yinyun Huang, associate professor, graduated from Central China Agricultural University, devoting herself to teaching and researching animal microbiology and animal infectious disease area. In 2006 and 2015, she was honorably selected by JSAHVC to study bilingual teaching method in the UK and the USA, owing to her good English and working performance. She has completed several provincial scientific and teaching research projects as an important member or host. As a key member of Jiangsu province "Blue Project" teaching group, she has endeavored to build course resource databases and has been awarded Second Prize in National Vocational College Information Teaching Competition.
All materials are contributed by Jiangsu Agri-animal Husbandry Vocational College.