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JoVE: Teacher Resources

This guide provides information about JoVE and the features available through Gumberg Library's subscription.

Create an Account with JoVE

We recommend creating an account with JoVE to have access to resources off-campus.

To create an account, on the homepage in the top right hand corner, click Log In and then click Create a New Account.

  • Be sure to use your Duquesne email address to receive full access.

Science Education Lab Manual

JoVE Lab Manual is a new section in JoVE that provides detailed lab manuals for introductory biology courses. There are three component videos for each lab:

  1. Instructor Prep Videos 
    • This video provides directions for the instructor on how to run the specific lab. JoVE also provides printable versions of the learning objectives, materials list, and prep protocol.
  2. Concepts Videos
    • This video demonstrates the fundamental ideas and concepts that will need to be understood for the lab.
  3. Student Protocol Video
    •  This video shows students how to replicate the procedure and the protocol steps to complete the lab.

Create a JoVE Test

JoVE has a create a test feature where teachers and faculty can create a test to grasp how well students understood the material presented in the shared video.

JoVE tests can only be created for Science Education videos.

  1. First, make sure you have created a JoVE account and then choose a Science Education video.
  2. Above the video, click the create a JoVE test button.
  3. Once you login to your account, you will have the option to choose pre-generated questions or create your own.
  4. After you have created your test, you have the option to export to BlackBoard or send the test to a class list.
    • You can also add a personal message and set a deadline for the test to be completed.

For detailed step-by-step instructions, watch the YouTube video below.