The Biology Online Learning Opportunities site supports classes taught by Robert Maxwell, Ph.D., at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA.  Visitors are welcome!


                                          

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    Microbiology for Biology Majors

    This course covers the functional anatomy, metabolism, cultivation, growth, and control of microorganisms with emphasis on the prokaryotes; relationships of these organisms to their environment.  GSU students enrolled in this course are eligible for GSU credit.

    This course is open to anyone who wishes to learn about microbiology.  External students are not eligible for GSU credit, but individuals who complete the course can earn badges to show objective completion.

    Microbiology and Public Health (non-biology majors)

    This course covers is an introduction to infectious disease agents of significance in individual and community health settings. The characteristics, symptoms, diagnosis, control, and treatment of infectious diseases will be considered.  While open to all students, the primary audience for this course are students seeking entry into one of the allied health programs, such as nursing.  GSU students enrolled in this course are eligible for GSU credit.

    This course is open to anyone who wishes to learn about microbiology.  External students are not eligible for GSU credit, but individuals who complete the course can earn badges to show objective completion.

    GSU Students Only

    Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory. Prerequisite: Biol 2300 with grade of D or higher, or concurrently. Three laboratory hours a week. Basic laboratory techniques for culture and identification of bacteria. 

    Visitors
    We welcome visitors, but as this is a hands-on, skills based class, there are no badges awarded to non-GSU learners.

    GSU Students Only

    Microbiology Laboratory. Prerequisites: Biol 3810 and Biol 3880 (or concurrently) with grades of C or higher, or equivalents. Three laboratory hours a week. Techniques of cultivation, quantitation, isolation, and identification of microorganisms with emphasis on bacteria; effects of physical and chemical agents.

    Visitors We welcome visitors, but as this is a hands-on, skills based class, there are no badges awarded to non-GSU learners.

    GSU Students Only

    Genetics Laboratory. Prerequisites: Biol 3810 and Biol 3900 (or concurrently) with grades of C or higher. Three laboratory hours a week. Experiments demonstrating concepts in genetics.

    Visitors

    Visitors are welcome to stop by and look over the course.  As this is a hands-on, skills based course, no badges will be provided for non-GSU participants.

    GSU Course Information

    One-two hours a week for discussion sections with laboratory supervisors and/or one-two hours a week for laboratory and workshop participation. Principles of undergraduate laboratory instruction, including instructional theory, laboratory policies, and academic honesty.

    Visitors

    This course supports the training of Graduate Teaching Assistants and Interns that serve as mentors in various teaching labs coordinated by Robert Maxwell.  You are welcome to stop by and look over the information presented and participate in discussions.