Biotechnology Course Series LogoThe Biotechnology Course Series online course is a self-paced class that presents an overview of the history of biotechnology, the science of biotechnology, and the benefits and risks of biotechnology. 

Biotechnology Course Series logo, sponsored by Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum BoardThe Biotechnology Course Series online course is a self-paced class that presents an overview of the history of biotechnology, the science of biotechnology, and the benefits and risks of biotechnology. 

Target Audience:  The Introduction to Biotechnology Crops is a self-paced asynchronous online course targeted to 9th -12th grade Arkansas science teachers. Three (3) hours of in-service credit is provided through this interactive course that provides teachers with Arkansas-based contemporary information and curriculum resources for support of student inquiry, scientific argumentation, and student-led applied research related to plant pathology, soybean production, and uses, and agricultural sustainability issues.

Learn More: The course includes three learning modules with three lessons within each module: Module 1. History of Food Production & Biotechnology; Module 2. Defining Biotechnology and Its Principles; Module 3. Benefits & Risks of Biotechnology.

To receive in-service credit for this course you must complete and submit:

1. Teacher In-Service - Introduction to Biotechnology Crops 2017-2018 Registration Form;
2. Teacher In-Service Introduction to Biotechnology Crops 2017-2018 Pre-Test;
3. All lesson activities and view required educational videos in Module 1- 3; and the
4. Teacher In-Service Introduction to Biotechnology Crops 2017-2018 Final Exam (with a score of 80% or higher) and course evaluation.

Contact Information
Instructor: Dr. Julie Robinson, jrobinson@uada.edu , (501) 671- 2082

Technical Support: UAEX, Information Technology Department, courses@uada.edu, (501) 671-2130