Examples of AJEDI Adaptations to Tiny Earth
Excerpted from Miller, Kerr, and Handelsman (accepted manuscript)
|CURE Learning Objective
||Recommended Assessment or Activity to Address the AJEDI Adaptation
|Distinguish between control and treatment groups in experiments
||Explain how racism, bias, and white centering in research design lead to health inequities
||How racism and bias in experimental design has led to negative changes in health care access or outcomes?
|Explain the importance of studying clinically relevant microbes
||Describe the historical context of racial oppression in relation to clinical research in microbiology
||How has racial oppression impacted clinical research on clinically relevant microbes, antibiotics, or antibiotic resistance?
|Connect the discovery of antibiotics with the rise of antibiotic resistance
||Propose roles of microbiologists in addressing and dismantling racism
||How, from a racial perspective, would a new antibiotic be (a) tested fairly and (b) available equitably? How is your proposed approach different from what happened in historically biased experiments (e.g. Tuskegee Syphilis Study)?
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