Check out our Microbiology Course Promotion outlined in green below!
Only $20 per workshop and five workshops will cover all material in the course!
We have both day and evening classes.
Day classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11.00 A.M to 2.00 P.M.
Evening classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7.00 P.M to 10.00 P.M.
Course schedule and fee:
All our courses, except the biotechnology course, are of ten week duration consisting of 90 clock hours. Biotechnology course is a twenty week course thus requiring two ten week sessions to complete. All sessions meet three times per week for 3 hours each and have a tuition fee of $400.00 per course. Biotechnology course requiring two sessions to complete has a tuition fee of $800.00.
A basic and applied course covering the principles of Molecular biology, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering:
In the fifties and early sixties of the past century, we began to move from microbes and other cells to the underlying molecules responsible for carrying out all of the biological and metabolic activities of the cells. Around this time also came the discovery of the structure of DNA which turned out to be the central molecule conducting and managing all of the activities of the cells.
This extensive two session (twenty week) course covers both the theoretical and the laboratory (procedural) aspects of molecular biology, biotechnology and genetic engineering.
Course Fee: $400.00
Supply Fee: $100.00
Total : $500.00
How science, art, and humanities including religion, sociology, anthropology, psychology...
...and economics interrelate and how this sort of integrative learning and knowing becomes a recipe for meaningful living and life long learning and growing. This is a one session, ten week long course.
Course Fee: $400.00
Professional Development Workshops:
Most if not all of the
teachers currently teaching in our schools and colleges are the products of the
fragmented mode of education. They thus teach in a compartmentalized fashion teaching
subjects or disciplines but not in an integrative fashion leaving the integration and
understanding part to the students who, due to their limited background, have hard time
doing the required integration. Learning thus suffers plus the fragmented mode of
teaching is also expensive and time consuming. The integrative form of teaching
resolves this dilemma enabling a teacher to teach better and faster with retention and
administrators to become conservative in the allocation of time, space and
resources. Being an integrative center of learning, we are recommending that all
teachers, not just the specialty teachers teaching certain subjects such as science
need to take such courses and workshops. This is one session, ten week long course.
Collectively these courses and workshops are the seeds which set the stage for life long learning making a person versatile, creative and self reliant.
This workshop is a preamble to the Green Microbiology™ course which uses only safe organisms to teach all the essentials of Microbiology!
Since microbes carry a connotation of disease and danger, people are rather apprehensive to the point of being fearful to deal with the microbes or work with them. In order to avert that fear, we have developed a complete course of Microbiology using only safe organisms such as those used in the fermentation industries e.g., in yogurt making etc. This course thus uses only probiotic organisms and other organisms belonging to bio-safety level one. This course thus, by using these safe organisms, is able to teach all the basic concepts and skills of Microbiology without any danger to the participant yet the students learn to take all the necessary precautions such as the use of aseptic technique and preventing contamination.
Workshop Fee: $100
Specific topic based intensive weekend workshops for science teachers: These are totally hands-on immersion workshops thoroughly covering one topic such as spectrophotometry, electrophoresis, chromatography, microscopy or histology such as tissue preparation, sectioning etc.
Course Fee: $150.00
Supply Fee: $50.00
Total Fee: $200
For further information about course schedules and fee, contact the Center at:
Phone: 312-243-7716 or Fax: 312-243-2041.