Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology
Development of interactive PowerPoint simulations as part of an online laboratory on the construction and identification of a genetically modified organism for non-science majors
Thomas Smith 1, Michael Burfield 1, Brian Michael Forster 2
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1 Environmental Science and Sustainability Program, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, United States
2 College of Arts & Sciences, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, United States
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Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 2023 - Volume 5 Issue 4, pp. 57-67
https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.20232000

Article Type: Research Article

Published Online: 18 Nov 2023

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ABSTRACT
During the COVID-19 pandemic, on-ground laboratory classes switched to online learning.  Many of these online laboratory activities focused less on laboratory techniques and more on data analysis.  We developed an online laboratory activity for non-science majors focusing on the topic of genetically modified organisms.  To allow online students the experience of learning first-hand techniques that they would have learned in the lab, we have designed interactive PowerPoint simulations covering the techniques of gel electrophoresis, constructing various GMOs and enzyme linked immunosorbent assay.  Students complete each of these activities in order to collect data and determine whether a particular plant has undergone genetic modification.  These PowerPoints are modifiable to meet the specific needs of a particular course or lesson. 
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In-text citation: (Smith et al., 2023)
Reference: Smith, T., Burfield, M., & Forster, B. M. (2023). Development of interactive PowerPoint simulations as part of an online laboratory on the construction and identification of a genetically modified organism for non-science majors. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 5(4), 57-67. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.20232000
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Smith T, Burfield M, Forster BM. Development of interactive PowerPoint simulations as part of an online laboratory on the construction and identification of a genetically modified organism for non-science majors. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2023;5(4), 57-67. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.20232000
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Smith T, Burfield M, Forster BM. Development of interactive PowerPoint simulations as part of an online laboratory on the construction and identification of a genetically modified organism for non-science majors. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2023;5(4):57-67. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.20232000
In-text citation: (Smith et al., 2023)
Reference: Smith, Thomas, Michael Burfield, and Brian Michael Forster. "Development of interactive PowerPoint simulations as part of an online laboratory on the construction and identification of a genetically modified organism for non-science majors". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology 2023 5 no. 4 (2023): 57-67. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.20232000
In-text citation: (Smith et al., 2023)
Reference: Smith, T., Burfield, M., and Forster, B. M. (2023). Development of interactive PowerPoint simulations as part of an online laboratory on the construction and identification of a genetically modified organism for non-science majors. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 5(4), pp. 57-67. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.20232000
In-text citation: (Smith et al., 2023)
Reference: Smith, Thomas et al. "Development of interactive PowerPoint simulations as part of an online laboratory on the construction and identification of a genetically modified organism for non-science majors". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, vol. 5, no. 4, 2023, pp. 57-67. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.20232000
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