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Jacqueline S. McLaughlin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University-Lehigh Valley

2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA 18034; 610.285.5109; JShea@psu.edu

 

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Rutgers University/UMDNJ   Ph.D., Cell and Developmental
Florida State University   M.S., Cell and Developmental
New College   B.A., Biology/Chemistry
 

APPOINTMENTS

Visiting Scholar, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China 2012-Present
One Year Sabbatical, W.H. Freeman Publishers, New York, NY 2010
Associate Professor of Biology, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Dept. Biology 2008-Present
Founding Director, CHANCE, The Pennsylvania State University 2004-Present
Assistant Professor of Biology (Tenure Track), Penn State Lehigh Valley, Dept. Biology 2002-2008
Assistant Professor of Biology (Non-Tenure Track), Penn State Lehigh Valley, Dept. Biology 1996-2002
Lecturer in Biology, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Dept. Biology 1994-1996
Research Assistant, Rutgers University/UMDNJ, Dept. of Pathology 1988-1991
Teaching Assistant, Florida State University, Dept. of Biology 1982-1984
 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) (ADD); Association of International Educators (NAFSA); EDUCAUSE; International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS); National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT); National Science Teachers Association (NSTA); Pennsylvania Academy of Science (PAS); Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Education (PAEE); Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PaCIE); Society for Conservation Biology (CSB); Society for Developmental Biology (SBB); Society for College Science Teachers (SCST)

 

HONORS, AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS

2012 Penn State Award for Community Engagement and Scholarship, Penn State Outreach
  Outstanding Environmental Education Program Award, Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Education.
2010 David A. Portlock Outstanding International Educator Award, Pennsylvania Council for International Education
  Spirit of Internationalization Award, The Pennsylvania State University, Office of Global Programs
2007 Outstanding Research and/or Creative Accomplishment Award, Penn State Lehigh Valley
2005 Bringing the World to Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Council of International Education (PaCIE)
2003 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Pennsylvania State University
2002 Penn State Teaching and Learning Consortium Teaching and Learning Hall of Fame, The Pennsylvania State University
2001 2001 Alumni Award: Outstanding Teacher, Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley College
  Four-Year College and University Outstanding Teacher Award, National Association of Biology Teachers Student Appreciation and Recognition Award (S.A.R.A.), Penn State Lehigh Valley
  Student Appreciation and Recognition Award (S.A.R.A.), Penn State Lehigh Valley
1998 Teaching Excellence Award, Penn State Lehigh Valley
1996 Student Appreciation and Recognition Award (S.A.R.A.), Penn State Lehigh Valley
1988 Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) Training Fellowship, Rutgers University
1986 Summer Research Scholarship, University of Baltimore/Jones Institute of Reproductive Biology
1982 Summer Scholarship in Electron Microscopy Training, Duke University
1981 Summer Scholarship in Biochemistry, Drexel University
1978 New College Four-year Foundation Scholarship, New College
 

SERVICE AND VOLUNTEER WORK (Current Positions)

University Service

Nanjing Faculty Implementation Team (FIT), Penn State office of Global Programs - invited member; Penn State Office of Outreach, Engaged Scholarship Awards Committee - appointed member; Penn State Schreyer College – Add missions Reviewer; Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Steering Committee - appointed co-chair; Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty Invitational Lecture Committee - chair; Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty Senate - member; Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty Affairs Committee - member; Penn State Lehigh Valley Open House series -  speaker; Penn State Lehigh Valley Biology Club - adviser; Penn State University College - P & T discipline reviewer; Penn State Undergraduate Research Exhibition, judge

Professional Service

NABT Four Year College/University Section Global Perspectives Committee - appointed chair; Science Online Resources - peer reviewer and consultant; NABT Four Year College and University Section Faculty Development Committee - appointed co-chair and national summit organizer; National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) - conference proposal peer reviewer; Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), Conservation Biology - peer reviewer; Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) Professional Development and Curriculum Committee - BEN Reviewer; NABT American Biology Teacher - peer reviewer

Outreach Service as a Representative of the University

Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (UNC-PA) - appointed co-chair, organizing committee member, and liaison to the Penn State Office of Undergraduate Education; International Environmental Science Course Series, College of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jiangnan University, China - invited visiting scholar, environmental science course series founder and coordinator; Penn State CHANCE - Founding Director, faculty, module editor and author, and program development;  Penn State Lehigh Valley SAGE “Mini-Medical School” - lead faculty; Delaware Valley Science Fairs - judge; Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science - judge

Other Civic and Community Service

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary - elementary school field trip event organizer; Central Catholic High School, Viking Fest Committee - member

 

INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL EMBEDDED FIELD COURSES DEVELOPED

McLaughlin, J. S. (2014). "Biology 296?/296? and 496B/496C - Conservation Biology and Sustainability of Select Tropical Ecosystems with a Practicum in Costa Rica and Panama" In conjunction with The Organization of Tropical Studies (OTS), Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://chance.psu.edu/fieldcourses/panama2014/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S. (2013). "Biology 297F/297I and 497F/498I - Global Climate Change: Sustainability of Select Tropical Ecosystems with a Practicum in Panama." In conjunction with The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.chance.psu.edu/fieldcourses/panama2013/index.html

McLaughlin, J.S. (2012) "Yellowstone Wildlife Ecology, Land Preservation, and Water Management. In conjunction with Ecology Project International (EPI) and Jiangan University, Wuxi, China.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2012). “Biology 297E/297A and 497A/498B - Global Climate Change: Sustainability of Select Tropical Ecosystems with a Practicum in Panama.” In conjunction with The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www2.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/panama2012/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S. (2011). "Biology 497C - Global Environmental Sustainability - A field course in China." Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www2.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/china2011/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S. (2010). "Biology 297A/497E:  Environmental science and conservation principles - A field course in the biodiversity of Costa Rica." Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www2.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/costarica2010/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S. (2010). "Biology297D/497C: Environmental problems and economic principles: A Field Study in China." Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www2.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/china2010/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S. (2009). "Biology  297A/497E:  Environmental science and conservation principles - A Field Course in the Biodiversity of Costa Rica." Penn State Lehigh Valley. www2.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/costarica2009/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S. (2008). "Biology297A/497E: Environmental problems and economic principles: A Field Study in China." Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www2.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/china2008

McLaughlin, J. S. (2007). "Biology 297A/497E: Environmental science and conservation biology: A field course in the biodiversity of Costa Rica. Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/costarica2007

McLaughlin, J. S., & Doss, S. (2006). The ecology of China. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/china2006/china_itinerary_2006.pdf

McLaughlin, J. S. (2006). "Biology 297A/497E: Environmental science and conservation biology: A field course in the biodiversity of Costa Rica." Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/costarica2006

McLaughlin, J. S., & Zervanos, S. M. (2005). "Biology 297/497: From savanna to volcano: A field study in the biodiversity of Tanzania." Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/africa

McLaughlin, J. S., & Zervanos, S. M. (2004). "Biology 297/497: From desert to rainforest: A field study in the biodiversity of Peru." Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/peru

McLaughlin, J. S. (2004). Biology 297/497: From volcano to rainforests: A field study in the biodiversity of Costa Rica. Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/costarica/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S. (2003). Biology 297/497: From volcano to rainforests: A field study in the biodiversity of Costa Rica. Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/explore/costarica/2003/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S., & Zervanos, S. M. (2002). "Biology 297/497: From volcano to rainforests: A field study in the biodiversity of Costa Rica. Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/costarica/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S., & Zervanos, S. M. (2001). Biology 297/497: From coral reef to rainforest: A field Study in the biodiversity of Australia. Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/australia/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S., & Zervanos, S. M. (2000). Biology 297/497: From temperate rainforest to glaciers: A field study in the biodiversity of Alaska. Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/alaska/index.html

McLaughlin, J. S., & Zervanos, S. M. (1999). Biology 297/497: From rainforest to the Galapagos: A field study in the biodiversity of Ecuador. Penn State Lehigh Valley. http://www.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/galapagos/index.html

 

VISITING SCHOLAR

McLaughlin, Jacqueline S. (2012-ongoing; May of each academic year) International Environmental Science course with Drs. Liu He and Cheng Xioaying, College of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

McLaughlin, J. S. and Baker, R. M. (2013). Environmental Science Education in the 21st Century: Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities both Globally and at Home through Online Multimedia Innovation. In: M. Thomas, (Ed.) Pedagogical Considerations and Opportunities for Teaching and Learning on the Web (pp. 235-254). [A volume in the Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.] Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2010). A Multimedia Learning Tool that allows High School Teachers and Their Students to Engage in Scientific Research. In J. Yamamoto, C. Penny, J. Leight, & S. Winterton (Eds.), Technology Leadership in Teacher Education: Integrated Solutions and Experiences (pp 83-109). Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.

McLaughlin, J., & Fadigan, K. (2010). The CHANCE (Connecting Humans and Nature Through Conservation Experiences) Program: Transitioning from Simple Inquiry-based Learning to Professional Science Practice. In R. Yager (Ed.), Exemplary Science Programs: Science for Resolving Issues/Problems (pp 185-202). Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.

 
Peer-Reviewed Book Case Study

Invited Case Study: McLaughlin, J. S. (2012) The CHANCE Program in China: Transforming Students into "Global-minded" Scientific Investigators and Citizens. In: Diana Oblinger (Ed.; President and CEO, EDUCAUSE), Game Changers: Education and Information Technology. Washington, D.C.: EDUCAUSE, 313-321.

 
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

McLaughlin, J.S. & Metz, A. M. (2014) Implementation of Vision and Change in the Undergraduate Biology Classroom – Insights from Innovators. The American Biology Teacher (submitted).

Metz, A. M. & McLaughlin, J. S (2014) The New Vision of Biology Education:  Towards a Nationwide Implementation of Vision and Change. The American Biology Teacher (submitted).

Invited Paper (Special Issue on Conservation): McLaughlin, J., Cheng, X. & Liu, H. (2012). Using field research in China as a catalyst for effectively promoting global environmental awareness and stewardship. Biology International (IUBC), 50: 30-44

McLaughlin, J. S., & Munsell, D. S. (2011). Evolving on-line pedagogy: developing research-based multimedia learning tools for the high school and undergraduate biology "classroom." International Journal of On-line Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD), 2 (1): 1-20.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2010). Re-imagining science education and new pedagogical tools: blending research with teaching. Educause Quarterly, 33 (1).

McLaughlin, J. S. (2009). In tribute to my mentors. The American Biology Teacher. 71 (3): 134-136. (editorial).

McLaughlin, J. S. & Seaquist, S. (2008). Using a virtual tissue culture system to assist students in understanding life at the cellular level. The American Biology Teacher, 70 (7): 415-420.

McLaughlin, J. S. & Arbeider, D. A. (2008). Evaluating multimedia-learning tools based on authentic research data that teach biology concepts and environmental stewardship. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 8 (1): 1-19.

McLaughlin, J. S., & Johnson, D. K. (2006). Assessing the field course experiential learning model: Transforming collegiate short-term study abroad experiences into rich learning environments. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 13: 65-85.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2006). Real world biology education blends teaching and basic research. The Science Teacher, 73 (8): 48-53.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2006). A gentle reminder that a hypothesis is never proven correct nor is a theory ever proven to be true. The Journal of College Science Teaching, 36 (1): 60-62. (editorial).

McLaughlin, J. S. (2006). The CHANCE program: Promoting learning for teachers and students through experiences and inquiry. The American Biology Teacher, 68 (4): 17-24.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2004). Classrooms without walls. The Journal of College Science Teaching, 34 (4): 5-6. (editorial).

Zervanos, S. M., & McLaughlin, J. S. (2003). Teaching biodiversity and evolution through travel course experiences. The American Biology Teacher, 65: 683-88.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2001). Breaking out of the box: Teaching biology with web-based active learning modules. The American Biology Teacher, 64: 110-115.

Doane, K. J., Ting, W., McLaughlin, J. S., & Birk, D. E. (1996). Spatial and temporal variations in extracellular matrix of periocular and corneal regions during corneal stromal development. Experimental Eye Research, 62: 271-83.

McLaughlin, J. S., Linsenmayer, T.F., & Birk, D. E. (1989). Type V collagen synthesis and deposition by chicken corneal fibroblasts in vitro. Journal of Cell Science, 94: 371-79.

 
Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Coyle, M. S., & Baker, R. M., McLaughlin, J. S. (2013) Transforming an Undergraduate Biology Laboratory Experience into a Research Environment. Proceedings of the National Association of Biology Teachers Conference: Atlanta, Georgia (online).

Jeyaretnam, V. & McLaughlin, J. (2012) Chronotropic Effects of Select Cardiovascular Drugs on the Developing Vertebrate Heart. John T. and Paige S. Smith Undergraduate Research Symposium Proceedings, Penn State York Campus, 5: 1-6.

Kumar, S.A., Baker, R.M, Coyle, M. S. & McLaughlin, J. S. (2012) Using Inquiry-Based Activities to Transform Undergraduate Science Education: A Model Lab for Understanding Cell Growth and Viability. Proceedings of the National Association of Biology Teachers Conference: Dallas, Texas.

McLaughlin, J. S., & Johnson, D. K. (2006). The Costa Rica experience: Learning about biodiversity in a rich contextual environment. Innovations in International Education, Volume 3 (Johnson, R. N. & Stoller, R.J., editors). Proceedings of the Third Schreyer National Conference, 3: 213-33.

McLaughlin, J. S. (1999). The botany field site (WWW): A herbarium project and a guide through the northeastern deciduous forest. Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching, Volume 21. (C.A. Goldman, Editor). Proceedings of the 21st Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

McLaughlin, J. S., & McCain, E. R. (1998). Developmental and physiological aspects of the chicken embryonic heart. Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching, Volume 20. (C.A. Goldman, editor). Proceedings of the 20th Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE), 20: 85-100.

McLaughlin, J.S. & McCain, E.R. (1997). In vivo and in vitro development of the chicken heart. Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching, Volume 19. (C.A. Goldman, editor). Proceedings of the 19th Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE) 19: 331-32.

 
CD-ROM Publications

McLaughlin, J. S. (1998). Bicoid gene and drosophilia development. An interactive module in Interactive Study Guide CD ROM, 5th edition, which supplements the textbook Biology, 5th Edition by N. Campbell, Benjamin/Cummings Publishers, 1998.

 
Peer-Reviewed On-Line Publications

CHANCE Research Modules. McLaughlin, J.S., Editor, Available at www.chance.psu.edu  Copyright ©2013 The Pennsylvania State University.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2003). Biology: Exploring life on-line. Interactive WWW modules which supplement the textbook Biology: Exploring Life, 1st Edition by Campbell, N., Williamson, B., & Heyden, R. Prentice Hall Publishers, 2003. http://www.phschool.com/el_marketing.html

McLaughlin, J. S. (2000). Cardiovascular II: The vascular highway. The Biology Place. Available at http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/index.html Copyright ©2009 Pearson Education, Inc.

McLaughlin, J. S. (1999). Cardiovascular I: Beating heart. The Biology Place. Available at http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/index.html Copyright ©2009 Pearson Education, Inc.

McLaughlin, J. S., & McCain, E. R. (1999). Development and physiological aspects of the chicken embryonic heart. Available at (January 1, 2012) http://www2.lv.psu.edu/jxm57/chicklab Society of Developmental Biology (undergraduate education laboratory resources).

 
Student Undergraduate Research Showcased on Peer-Reviewed Website

McLaughlin, J. S. & McCain, E. R. (2011). Laboratory Exercise in Heart Development. Available at (January 1, 2012) http://www.sdbonline.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=27&Itemid=29 Copyright ©2012 The Society of Developmental Biology. [This publication is peer-reviewed via the SDB BioScience Education Network (BEN) and showcases PSULV undergraduate research papers and presentations.]

 
Non-Refereed Publications

McLaughlin, J. S. Undergrads take on environmental problem in China. International Mosaic, 14 (2) Fall, 2010.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2008). The kingdom fungi, food chains, and plastic pollution. The American Biology Teacher. 70 (4): 201.

McLaughlin, J. S., Tzafaras, N., & McCollough, J.(2008). Designing an Interdisciplinary Short-Term Program in China. International Educator. 17 (2): 65-70.

McLaughlin, J. S. Global warming is a theory backed by facts. The Morning Call, March 30, 2007.

McLaughlin, J. S. Science teachers should think outside of the textbook. The Morning Call, February 24, 2006.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2006). Reflection on interdependence. In Preparing Students for Democratic Citizenship in an Interdependent World: Interdependence Roundtable Proceedings. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2005). Classrooms without walls: a banana plantation, a turtle nest, and the random fallen tree. International Educator, 14 (1): 52-54.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2000). Coaching biology students into web-based active learning. Strategies for Success, 33: 6-7.

McLaughlin, J.S. (1998). Experimentation and the web. Strategies for Success, 28: 7.

 

FUNDED Projects and Grants

China’s Vanishing Water Supply, Desertification, and Sustainable Solutions. (2014) Penn State UOGP GEN Travel Grant.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2014) Burkert Fluid Control Systems, Inc.

Co-Principle Investigator. McLaughlin, J.S. and Metz, A. M.. 2012 - 2013. Project: "Vision and Change: An NABT Professional Development Summit." National Science Foundation (NSF), Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) grant, $17,800 (#1249774).

CHANCE, McLaughlin, J.S. (2013) ATAS International, Inc.

CHANCE, McLaughlin, J.S. (2012) DOW Chemical Co.

CHANCE, McLaughlin, J.S. (2012) The Naghshineh Family.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2011). Penn State Institute of Energy and the Environment (PSIEE).

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2011). DOW Chemical Company.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2011). ATAS International, Inc.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2011) Jiangnan University.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2010). DOW Chemical Company.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2010). ATAS International, Inc.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2010). sanofi pasteur.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2009). ATAS International, Inc.

Global Stewardship: A 2010 Embedded Course in China. McLaughlin, J.S. (2009). The Pennsylvania State University, Global Programs Faculty Travel Grant.

NABT/sanofi pasteur Northeast Regional Workshop. McLaughlin, J.S. (2008). sanofi pasteur.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2008) sanofi pasteur.

Penn States Partners with Nanjing University: Short-term Study Abroad. McLaughlin, J.S. (2008). Pennsylvania State University, Office of International Programs.

Global Environmental Stewardship: China. McLaughlin, J.S., & McCollough, J. (2007). Penn State University College.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2007 & 2006). ATAS International, Inc.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2006). Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Penn State Lehigh Valley Science Lecture Series. McLaughlin, J.S., & Huang, T. (2006). Penn State Lehigh Valley Student Activity Fee Fund.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2005). Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Biodiversity of Africa. McLaughlin, J.S. (2005). The Pennsylvania State University, International Programs Student Group Travel Fund.

CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2004). The Pennsylvania State University, International Programs Student Group Travel.

Building a Partnership between the United States and Costa Rica with CHANCE. McLaughlin, J.S. (2004). Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Peru a Video Adventure. McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. (2003). Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley College Undesignated Gift Fund.

Costa Rica a Video Adventure. McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. (2002). Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley College Undesignated Gift Funds.

Australia a Video Adventure. McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. (2001). Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley College Undesignated Gift Funds.

Biodiversity of Australia. McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. (2000). Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley Student Travel Funds.

American Museum of Natural History. McLaughlin, J.S. (2000). Penn State Lehigh Valley Student Fund.

Community Service 2000. McLaughlin, J.S. (2000). Penn State Lehigh Valley Student Fund.

Alaska: A Video Adventure. McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. (2000). Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty Research Fund.

From Hands-On to Online: Weaving a Biodiverse Web for the World. McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. (1999). Penn State Fund for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (FELT).

Physiology Measurements and Experimentation Using the BioPac Student Lab. McLaughlin, J.S. (1997). The Commonwealth College of The Pennsylvania State University, Center for Academic Computing and Penn State Lehigh Valley.

DNA in Practice. McLaughlin, J.S. (1996). Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty Research Fund.

Undergraduate Biology Enrichment. McLaughlin, J.S. (1995). Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty Research Fund.

 
SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

Event Organizer and Steering Committee Co-Chair, 3rd Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Hazleton campus (including 8 regional campuses), April 17, 2014.

Event Co-Organizer and Faculty, Penn State Abington, Lehigh Valley and Schuylkill Alternative Spring Break, Boston and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, March 7 – 11, 2014.

Event organizer and Committee Co-chair, Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (UNC-PA), URC-PA Poster Conference, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU) and Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AICUP), March 11, 2014.

Event Organizer and Committee Co-Chair, National Summit: Implementing Vision and Change in the Biology Classroom. National Biology Teachers (NABT) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), Atlanta, Georgia, November 22, 2013.

Event Organizer and Committee Chair, Global Perspectives Committee Inaugural Poster Session: Connecting Students to Planet Earth through the Study of Global Biological Knowledge. National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) and its International Partners/Members, Atlanta, Georgia, November 21, 2013.

Event Organizer and Steering Committee Co-Chair, 3rd Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Hazleton campus (including 6 regional campuses), April 10, 2013.

Co-organizer and Lead Faculty, International Environmental Course Series for Environmental Engineering Undergraduates (taught solely in English), College of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jiangnan University, March, 2012 and 2013 (ongoing).

Event organizer and Committee Co-chair, Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (UNC-PA), URC-PA Poster Conference, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU) and Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AICUP), March 19, 2013

Event co-organizer and Committee Co-Chair, National Summit: Moving from Vision to Change – 21st Century Transformation of the Undergraduate Biology Classroom. National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), Dallas, Texas, November 2, 2012.

Co-author, Penn State Nanjing Faculty Implementation Team (FIT), 2012 Nanjing GEN Committee: Report to the Penn State Vice Provost for Global Programs.

Event Organizer, 2012 CHANCE Workshop – Open Inquiry in Science Education. The Pennsylvania State University and The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). Culebra, Panama, July 9-10, 2012.

Program Developer and Lead Faculty, 2012 CHANCE Program, Yellowstone WildLife Ecology, Land Preservation, and Water Management, Ecology Project International and Jiangnan University. Yellowstone National Park, Montana, spring semester 2012 (online) and July 30 – August 7, 2012.

Event organizer, 2011 International Workshop on the Global Water Environment and Ecological Restoration of Taihu Lake. The Pennsylvania State University and Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, May, 20, 2011.

Event Organizer and Co-Chair, 1st Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Lehigh Valley campus, April 20, 2011 (Penn State Lehigh Valley and Pearson Publishers, event sponsors).

 

JURIED OR INVITED PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS

De Rosa, M., Guertin, L., McLaughlin, M., Williams, D. “The Importance and Realities of Undergraduate Research at Penn State.” (Schmeidekamp, A.M., moderator). College of Science Meeting, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, May 3, 2014.

McLaughlin, J.S. "The Penn State CHANCE program - Environmental Education for the Lehigh Valley and the World." Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) Campus Sustainability Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, February 8, 2014.

Coyle, M. S., Baker, R. M, and McLaughlin, J.S. "Transforming an Undergraduate Laboratory Experience into a Research Environment." Penn State Lehigh Valley Symposium on Innovations in Teaching and Learning." Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, PA, February 6, 2014.

McLaughlin, J. S, Cheng, X. and Liu, H. "CHANCE: Promoting Environmental Education in China through Research." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Global Perspectives Committee Inaugural Poster Session, Dallas, Texas, November 21, 2013.

McLaughlin, J. S, Cheng, X. and Liu, H. "CHANCE: Promoting Environmental Education in China through Research." The Western PA Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (WPASCB), 1st Annual Western Pennsylvania Conservation Conference, Clarion University, Clarion, PA, November 2, 2013.

McLaughlin, J. S. "Taking a CHANCE." The Schuylkill Campus Public Scholarship Program, Penn State Schuylkill, Schuylkill Haven, PA, October 29, 2013.

McLaughlin, J.S. and Baker, R. M., "Using Environmental Education in China as a Learning Laboratory." Global Penn State: Internationalizing the Curriculum Conference, State College, September 28, 2013.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Implementation of Research-Based Practices to Transform Undergraduate STEM Education." Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, May 3, 2013.

Coyle, M.S, Baker, R. M., and McLaughlin, J.S., “Implementation of Vision and Change to Transform Undergraduate Science Education in the Biological Laboratory.” Penn State Shenango Teaching Conference, March 15, 2013.

McLaughlin, J.S, Fadigan, K. A., and Munsell, D., “Open Inquiry-Based Learning in an International Field Course:  Students as Research Scientists and Global Citizens, The 1st International Conference of the Outdoor Learning Environment, Weizmann Institute of Science,” Rehovot, Israel, February 3, 2013.

McLaughlin, J.S and Baker, R.M. “Global Environmental Science Education in the 21st Century: Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities that Face China through Online Innovation.” EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, January 18, 2013.

McLaughlin, J. S., Metz, A.M., Susan, S, and Labov, J. “From Vision to Change: An Interactive Workshop.” National Association of Biology Teachers Faculty Development Summit, Dallas, Texas, November 2, 2012.

Kumar, S.A., Coyle, M.S., Baker, R.M., and McLaughlin, J.S. “Using Inquiry-Based Activities to Transform Undergraduate Science Education:  A Model for Understanding Cell Growth and Viability.” National Association of Biology Teachers, Educational Research Symposium, Dallas, Texas, November 1, 2012.

Kumar, S. A, Coyle, M. S., Baker, R. M., and McLaughlin, J. S. “Using Inquiry-Bases Activities to Transform Undergraduate Science Education: A Model for Understanding Cell Growth and Viability.” National Association of Biology Teachers, Educational Research Symposium, Dallas, Texas, November 1, 2012.

McLaughlin, J. S. “Empowering Science Education Through Outreach, Technology, and Globalization.” National Outreach Scholarship Conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, October 2, 2012.

McLaughlin, J. S. “Taking a CHANCE: Undergraduates Confront International Environmental Realities through Innovative Research Environments in the Field or Online.” 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow, Scotland, August 31, 2012.

Liu, H., Cheng, X. and McLaughlin, J. S.,  “Empowering Science Education by Blending Scientific Research with Teaching – The Jiangnan University & Penn State University Global Environmental Field Course.” International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS), Suzhou, China, July 6, 2012.

McLaughlin, J. S. “Taking a CHANCE to Empower Science Education by Blending Scientific Research with Teaching.” Penn State Council on Engagement, Penn State University Park, State College, PA, June 13, 2012.

McLaughlin, J. S. “The CHANCE Research Module.” Institute for Energy & Environmental Research of Northeastern, PA Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA, May 18, 2012.

McLaughlin, J. S. “Motivate Students through SCIENCE.” Professional Resources in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) Workshop, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, April 14, 2012

McLaughlin, J. S. "Accidental Researcher: Virtual Exploration of Climate Change Data." Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Education Annual Conference, Conference, Entriken, PA, March 17, 2012.

McLaughlin, J. S. "Organizing Your Embedded International Field Course Online." NABT 2011 Undergraduate Faculty Professional Development Summit. Anaheim, CA, October 14, 2011. (Acting as co-chair of the NABT Faculty Development Committee, McLaughlin also co-organized this summit whose theme is International Programs: Biology Around the World.)

McLaughlin, J. S. "International Embedded Field-Courses: Emulating Professional Science Practice while Embracing Conservation." 12th Annual National Outreach Scholarship Conference. Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, October 4, 2011.

Invited: McLaughlin, J. S. "Taking a CHANCE to Empower Science Education by Blending Scientific Research with Teaching." 2011 Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) 2011 AYP Conference: 21st Century School Improvement & AYP – Ensuring Competence and Growth Opportunities for All Students, including Students with Disabilities., The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, July 13, 2011.

Invited: McLaughlin. J. S., Munsell, D. S. & Fadigan, K. A. "CHANCE: Empowering K-12 Science Education through Inquiry." Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) Professional Development Workshop." Panama City, Panama, June 24, 2011.

McLaughlin, J. S. & Fadigan, K. A. "The 21st Century Field Course: Emulating Professional Science and Conservation Practices.” NAFSA 2011 Annual Conference and Expo, Vancouver, June 1, 2011.

McLaughlin, J. S. "Connecting Humans And Nature through Conservation Experiences (CHANCE)." Jiangnan University and Penn State University International Workshop on the Water Environment and Ecological Restoration of Taihu Lake, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China, May 20, 2011.

McLaughlin, J.S., Fadigan, K., & Munsell, D. S. "Blending "Open" Inquiry-based Learning with Teaching in Embedded International Field-Courses: Extension of the Field Course Experiential Learning Model." 2010 Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 5, 2011.

Invited: McLaughlin, J. S. "Water and Life: Snapshots from a Traveling Biology Professor." 2010 CHANCE Idol Assembly (3rd Place winners), Northwest High School, Schickshinny, PA, November 17, 2010.

Hardison, R.C., Kumar, S.A. & McLaughlin, J.S. "A Novel On-Line Pedagogical Tool: The "Research Quest." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 5, 2010.

McLaughlin, J. S. "Empowering Science Education and Sustainability through Scientific Research and Conservation Experiences." Penn State Shenango Schreyer Teaching Conference, Sharon, PA, October 15, 2010.

McLaughlin, J. S. "The Future of Science Education: Use of Technology to Link Educators and Research Scientists from Around the World." PaCIE Conference 2010, Scranton, Pennsylvania, October 2, 2010.

McLaughlin, J. S. "Taking a CHANCE to Empower Science Education through Research." National Outreach Scholarship Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 5, 2010.

McLaughlin, J. S. "Technology as a Catalyst to Empower Science Education: Using CHANCE to Blend Research with Teaching." EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 5, 2010.

McLaughlin, J. S. "Biodiversity of Our World’s Biomes:  Water is Life." Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, May 21, 2010.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Taking a CHANCE: A New and Different Multimedia-based Pedagogical Tool for High-Impact Learning." National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 20, 2010.

McLaughlin, J.S. "The 21st Century Undergraduate Classroom: Multimedia Meets the 3 R's on a Global Scale." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 11-14, 2009.

McLaughlin, J.S. "CHANCE Helps Pennsylvania High Schools Meet the 3 R's on a Global Scale." Northeast - Association of Science Teacher Educators (NE-ASTE), Pocono Environmental Education Center, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, October 23, 2009.

McLaughlin, J.S. "CHANCE: Connecting Humans and Nature through Conservation Experiences." Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, October 17, 2009.

McLaughlin, J. S. "CHANCE Helps Pennsylvania High Schools Meet the 3 R's on a Global Scale." PA Council of International Education (PaCIE). Hilton Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA. October 2 and 3, 2009.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Supplementing High School Science Textbook Material with Interactive, Experience-based Research Modules Enhances High-School Students Performance and Fosters Meaningful Learning." Lehigh University (invited guest lecturer), September 29, 2009.

McLaughlin, J.S. & Fadigan, K "CHANCE Puts Current Scientific Research Data into the Hands of Teachers and Students." 2nd European Congress of Conservation Biology (ECCB), Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, September 5, 2009.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Teaching Biology with Technology: The CHANCE Module," Bremont High School, Bremont, Texas, May 15, 2009.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Biodiversity: Connecting with Life." (Project Earth Lecture Series), Lehigh Carbon Community College, April 30, 2009.

McLaughlin, J.S. & Besong, P. "Customized Multimedia-Learning Tools that Put Current Research Data into Students' Hands." 2009 Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, April 18, 2009.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Making Teaching More Scientific: Evidence Shows the Use of Real World Research Data Improves Student Learning." National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference/Society of College Science Teachers Conference (SCST), New Orleans, Louisiana, March 18-22, 2009.

McLaughlin, J.S. "CHANCE: Rekindling the Spirit of Experimentation through Research." Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (PSTA) Annual Conference, Hershey, PA, December 5, 2008.

McLaughlin, J.S. "The CHANCE Research Module: Use of Real-World Research Data Improves Student Learning." K-12 Outreach Symposium, National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference, Memphis, Tennessee, October 15-18, 2008.

Tabery, P.P., McLaughlin, J.S., & Waller, P.L. "Business and Education Collaboration = Successful Professional Development Workshop." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference, Memphis, Tennessee, October 15-18, 2008.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Reasons We Teach Biology." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference, Memphis, Tennessee, October 15-18, 2008.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Connections: Why Research is the Key to Successful International Programming." Pennsylvania Council of International Education (PaCIE). The Pennsylvania State University, PA. October 3, 2008.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "CHANCE Interactive On-Line Modules." Pennsylvania's Governor's Institute for Environment & Ecology Educators. Champion, PA, July 27- August 1, 2008.

McLaughlin, J.S., Tabery P.P. & Waller, P.L. "So You Want to Run A Cutting Edge Professional Development Workshop?" National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference/Society of College Science Teachers Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, March 27 - 30, 2008.

McLaughlin, J.S. & Fadigan, K. "Use CHANCE Multimedia Research Modules to Teach Science Concepts." Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (PSTA) Annual Conference, Hershey, PA, December 7, 2007.

Tabery, P.P., McLaughlin, J.S., & Waller, P.L. "Defining Life: Viruses - Living or Non-living?" Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (PSTA) Annual Conference, Hershey, PA, December 6, 2007.

McLaughlin, J.S. & Dreher, T.T. "Use Customized Multimedia-Learning Tools Based on Real-Life Research Data to Teach Science Concepts." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 28 – December 2, 2007.

McLaughlin, J.S. "CHANCE: Connecting Humans and Nature through Conservation Experiences." PA Council of International Education (PaCIE). Harrisburg, PA. September 29, 2007.

McLaughlin, J.S., Tabery, P.P., & Waller, P.L. "Defining life viruses: Living or Non-living?" NABT – sanofi pasteur Northeast Regional Workshop. Swiftwater, PA. April 14, 2007.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Using Technology to Blend Teaching and Basic Research." National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference/Society of College Science Teachers Conference. St. Louis, Missouri. March 29-April 1, 2007.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Bringing the World to Pennsylvania by CHANCE." The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2006 Pennsylvania International Education Forum: Preparing PA Students to Lead and Serve. Harrisburg, PA. December 13, 2006.

McLaughlin, J.S., & Dreher, T.T. "How to Enhance the Way You're Teaching and the Way Students are Learning Using Real-world Research Data." Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (PSTA) Annual Conference. Hershey, PA. November 29- December 1, 2006.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Water and Life: Snapshots from a Traveling Biology Professor." Office of International Programs. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. November14, 2006.

Invited:McLaughlin, J.S. "Coming Full Circle: The In-service Teacher, International Courses, and Demonstrating Learning Outcomes." Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). Serville, Spain. November 8-11, 2006.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Imagine if Biology was Made Real in High School." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico. October 11-14, 2006.

McLaughlin, J.S., Dugan, T.R., Stine, J., & Arbeider, D.A. "CHANCE Empowers Pennsylvania's Teachers to Return to their Classrooms to Better Educate our Youth." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) K-12 Outreach Symposium. Albuquerque, New Mexico. October 10, 2006.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. & Dreher, T.T. "The CHANCE Program." Pennsylvania's 2006 Governor's Institute for Environmental Science and Ecology. Champion, PA. July 25, 2006.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Giving High Schools a CHANCE: Training Teachers and Students in Environmental Science and Conservation Biology Through Inquiry." National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference/Society of College Science Teachers Conference. Anaheim, California. April 5-9, 2006.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Giving Pennsylvania a CHANCE." Northampton Community College Science Club. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. November 15, 2005.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Classrooms Without Walls by CHANCE." National Society for Experiential Education Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 27-30, 2005.

McLaughlin, J.S., O'Neill, R., & Ferraco, A. "CHANCE: A Program that Promotes Learning for Teachers and Students Using Inquiry." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. October 5-9, 2005.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Life in Tanzania: The Quest for Water." Penn State Lehigh Valley Lecture Series. Fogelsville, PA. September 30, 2005 (invited).

McLaughlin, J.S. "Curriculum Integration and Study Abroad: A Case Study in Science." The Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PaCIE) Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. September 23, 2005.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Giving Pennsylvania a CHANCE." Pennsylvania's 2005 Governor's Institute for Environment and Ecology Educators. Champion, PA. July 27, 2005.

McLaughlin, J.S., & Johnson, D.K. "Enhancing Student Learning of Biodiversity and Conservation Biology Using a Field Course Experiential Learning Model." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. November 10-13, 2004.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Classrooms Without Walls: Undergraduate Field Courses in Biodiversity and Conservation Biology." The Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PaCIE) 35th Annual Conference. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. September 22-24, 2004.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Designing Field Experiences that Increase High-order Cognitive Gains In and Across Disciplines." Colloquy X: Making Connections - Cultures that Foster Student Learning. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. May 12, 2004.

McLaughlin, J.S., Krock, B., & McCollum, B.D. "Wings to the Future: Lifting Learners to Higher-order Thinking." The Teaching and Learning Consortia. Penn State Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA. April 17, 2004.

McLaughlin, J.S. "The Costa Rica Experience: A Model and An Assessment Strategy for Teaching and Learning." Innovations in International Education. The Pennsylvania State University's Third Schreyer National Conference, University Park, PA. March 12-14, 2004.

McLaughlin, J.S., & Heyden, R. "Gametes, Fertilization, and Embryogenesis Come Alive - Biology: Exploring Life Promises True Interactivity." Society of Developmental Biology's 62nd Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. July 30 - August 2, 2003.

McLaughlin, J.S., & Johnson, D.K. "The Costa Rica Experience: Learning about Biodiversity in a Rich Contextual Environment." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference. Portland, OR. October 8-11, 2003.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Using Interactive Web-based Learning Modules to Teach Ecology in the Classroom When You Only Have One Computer." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH. October 30- November 3, 2002.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Biodiversity of Australian Ecosystems: A Video Presentation." 24th Annual Association for Biology Laboratory Educators (A.B.L.E.) Conference. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. June 11-14, 2002.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Using Interactive Web-based Learning Modules to Transform the Biology Lecture." Teaching and Learning Consortium Colloquy III. The Pennsylvania University, University Park, PA. May 8, 2002.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Australia's Great Ecosystems." Penn State Lehigh Valley, Fogelsville, PA. March 25, 2002 (invited).

McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. "Galapagos Adventure." Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. Harrisburg, PA. March 9, 2002.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Alaska: A Video Adventure." National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Annual Conference. Montreal, Canada. November 5-11, 2001.

McLaughlin, J.S. "The Beat Goes On: The Cardiovascular System." Mini-Medical School Program, Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network. Allentown, PA. October 11, 2001.

McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. "From the Temperate Rainforest to Glaciers: A Video Adventure of Alaska." 23rd Annual Association for Biology Laboratory Educators (A.B.L.E.) Conference. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. June 19-22, 2001.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "Breaking Out of the Box: Teaching Biology with Web-based Active Learning Modules." Celebrating Teaching Colloquium, Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley College. May 9, 2001.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S. "The Musculoskeletal System: Our Body's Framework for Life." Mini- Medical School Program, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network. Allentown, PA. May 8, 2001.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. "An Arbor Day Celebration: Connecting with Life." Penn State Lehigh Valley, Fogelsville, PA. April 23, 2001.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Revitalizing the Cardiovascular System: Web-based Interactive Modules that Engage the Biology Student." National Association of Biology Teachers (N.A.B.T.) Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. October 23-28, 2000.

McLaughlin, J.S. "From the Rainforest to the Galapagos: A Video Adventure." 22nd Association for Biology Laboratory Educators (ABLE) Annual Conference. Clemson University, Clemson, SC. June 6-10, 2000.

Invited: McLaughlin, J.S., & Zervanos, S. "From the Rainforest to the Galapagos: A Video Adventure." Penn State Berks, Reading, PA. March 31, 2000

McLaughlin, J.S. "In Vivo and In Vitro Development of the Chicken Heart." 58th Society for Developmental Biology Annual Meeting. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. June 13-17, 1999.

McLaughlin, J.S. "The Botany Fieldsite (WWW): A Guide Through the Northeastern Deciduous Forest." Association for Biology Laboratory Educators (ABLE) Meeting. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE. June 1-5, 1999.

McLaughlin, J.S. "The Botany Field Site (WWW): A Guide Through the Northeastern Deciduous Forest." Seventh Annual Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. April 10, 1999.

McLaughlin, J.S., & McCain, E. "Developmental and Physiological Aspects of the Chicken Embryonic Heart." 20th Annual Association for Biology Laboratory Education. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. June 9-13, 1998.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Biology 110 IRP Website at PSU Lehigh Valley." Computers in Teaching Workshop. Biology Department, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. August 22-24, 1997.

McLaughlin, J.S., & McCain, E. "In vivo and in vitro Development of the Chicken Heart." 19th Annual Association for Biology Laboratory Education. The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. June 10-14, 1997.

McLaughlin, J.S., & McCain, E."In vivo and in vitro Development of the Chicken Heart: An Undergraduate Laboratory Teaching Approach." Northeast Regional Developmental Biology Meeting, Marine Biological Laboratory. Woods Hole, MA. April 18-20, 1997.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Using Computer Technology and the Scientific Method to Foster Scientific Thinking." The Fifth Annual Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. April 5, 1997.

McLaughlin, J.S. "Using Computer Technology and the Scientific Method to Foster Scientific Thinking in the Biology Laboratory (Empower 1 Project)." Empower 2 Convocation. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. September 20-21, 1996.

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Adams, T., Anwar, R., Mfarej, M.,  Rundatz, T., Coyle, M.S. & McLaughlin, J.S.(2104). “Nutritional Stress of Cultured Vero Cells Causes Altered Morphology and Growth.” 4th Annual Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Worthington Scranton, April 17, 2014.

Afzal, F., Gonzalez, S. & McLaughlin, J. S. “Direct and Indirect Effects of Psuedoephedrine on the Intrinsic Conduction System of the Embryonic Chick Heart.” 4th Annual Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Worthington Scranton, April 17, 2014. (1st Place Recognition in STEM category)

Adams, T., Anwar, R., Mfarej, M.,  Rundatz, T., Coyle, M.S. & McLaughlin, J.S.(2104). “Nutritional Stress of Cultured Vero Cells Causes Altered Morphology and Growth.” 4th Annual Penn State Lehigh Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 1, 2014.

Afzal, F., Gonzalez, S. & McLaughlin, J. S. “Direct and Indirect Effects of Psuedoephedrine on the Intrinsic Conduction System of the Embryonic Chick Heart.” 4th Annual Penn State Lehigh Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 1, 2014.(1st Place Recognition in STEM category)

Flauta, P., Mekolichick M. & Coyle, M.S. & McLaughlin, J.S.” Hemoglobin Expression in Ara-C Induced Leukemic K562 Cells.” 4th Annual Penn State Lehigh Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 1, 2014. (1 out of 8 posters selected to represent Penn State University at the state level)

Jennifer P, Evans & Benjamin Fowler, “Give Life a CHANCE, Narratives from a Penn State Field Course. PERC 2104 Student Sustainability Symposium, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, March 21, 2014.

Flauta, P. & Mekolichick M., Coyle, M.S. & McLaughlin, J.S. “Hemoglobin Expression in Ara-C Induced Leukemic K562 Cells.” Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania Event, Harrisburg, PA, March 11, 2014. (1 out of 8 posters selected to represent Penn State University at the state level)

Hullihen, P., Patel, D., Raad, J., Toczek, A., Coyle, M.S. & McLaughlin, J.S. Gamma Globin Expression in Human K562 Leukemic Cell Line. 3rd Annual Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 18, 2013. (1st Place Recognition in STEM category)

Badre, K.M., Wolfe, R. & McLaughlin, J.S. Chronic Mylogenous Lekenia Costs -- Post Obamacare. 3rd Annual Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 18, 2013. (1st Place Recognition in ARTS & HUMANITIES category)

Hullihen, P., Patel, D., Raad, J., Toczek, A., Coyle, M.S. & McLaughlin, J.S. Gamma Globin Expression in Human K562 Leukemic Cell Line.  Undergraduate Research Exhibition, Penn State University, University Park, April 10, 2013.

Hullihen, P., Patel, D., Raad, J., Toczek, A., Coyle, M.S. & McLaughlin, J.S. Gamma Globin Expression in Human K562 Leukemic Cell Line. 3rd Annual Penn State Lehigh Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, Lehigh Valley, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 4, 2013. (1st Place Recognition in STEM category)

Badre, K.M., Wolfe, R. & McLaughlin, J.S. Chronic Mylogenous Lekenia Costs -- Post Obamacare. 3rd Annual Penn State Lehigh Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, Lehigh Valley, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 4, 2013. (1st Place Recognition in ARTS & HUMANITIES category)

Flauta, P.G., Mekolichick,  M.D., Coyle, M..S., & McLaughlin, J.S. “The Importance of Glutamine in the Growth and Viability Patterns of Vero Cells in Cell Culture.”  3rd Annual Penn State Lehigh Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 4, 2013.

Jeyaretnam, V. & McLaughlin, J.S. "Chronotropic Effects of Select Cardiovascular Drugs on the Developing Vertebrate Heart." John T. and Paige S. Smith Undergraduate Research Symposium, Penn State York Campus, November 10, 2012

Jeyaretnam, V. & McLaughlin, J.S. "Chronotropic Effects of Select Cardiovascular Drugs on the Developing Vertebrate Heart." 2nd Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Exhibition, Penn State Brandywine campus, April 19, 2012. (1st Place Recognition in STEM category)

Bonner, L. & McLaughlin, J.S. "Stimulation of Red Blood Cell Differentiation In Vitro:  Replication of a Classic Experiment Enhances Inquiry in the Undergraduate Laboratory." Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania Event, Harrisburg, PA, March 27, 2012. (1 out of 4 posters selected to represent Penn State University at the state level)

Bonner, L. & McLaughlin, J.S. "Stimulation of Red Blood Cell tion In Vitro: Replication of a Classic Experiment Enhances Inquiry in the Undergraduate Laboratory." NABT 2011 Professional Development Conference, Anaheim, CA, October 13, 2011.

Bonner, L., Karam, M., Rodriguez, A., Ross, R. & McLaughlin, J.S. "Maximizing Growth and Differentiation of Murine Erythroid Leukemia (MEL) Cells In Vitro." 1st Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Exhibition, Penn State Lehigh Valley, April 20, 2011. (1st Place Recognition in STEM category)

O'Malley, M., Haupt, A., Carrick, H. & McLaughlin, J.S. "A Pilot Study of the Pollution and Eutrophication of Lake Taihu in Wuxi, China: An Analysis of Water Quality at Three Field Sites." Penn State Undergraduate Exhibition, University Park. April 13, 2011. (1st Place Recognition in Course –related Research category)

Hinkle, J.C. & McLaughlin, J.S. "Use of an Improved Isolated Chicken Embryonic Heart In Vitro System to Study Vertebrate Heart Development and Physiology." National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference/Society of College Science Teachers Conference (SCST), New Orleans, Louisiana, March 18-22, 2009.

Hinkle, J.C. & McLaughlin, J.S. "Use of an Improved Isolated Chicken Embryonic Heart In Vitro System to Study Vertebrate Heart Development and Physiology." Society for Developmental Biology (SDS) 67th Annual Meeting, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, July 26-30, 2008. (SDB undergraduate travel scholarship award)

Seaquist, S.B. & McLaughlin, J.S. "Using a Virtual Tissue Culture System to Assist Students in Understanding Life at the Cellular Level." National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference/Society of College Science Teachers Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, March 27 - 30, 2008.

McLaughlin, J.S., & Arbeider, D.A. "A Technology-enriched Learning Object to Enhance Student Learning of Core Biological Concepts and Real World Environmental Issues." Smith Undergraduate Science Research Symposium. Penn State York, York, PA. October 21, 2006.

McLaughlin, J.S., Krock, B., & McCollum, B.D. "Grab Your Suitcase! Students Explore World Ecosystems in a First-year Seminar Experience." Undergraduate Research and Expression. Reading Area Community College, Reading, PA. April 24, 2004.

Serrano, J., Nieves, B., & McLaughlin, J.S. "The Northeastern Deciduous Forest: A Web-based Student Exploration." 2nd Annual Undergraduate Conference. Alvernia College, Reading, PA. April 7, 2001.

 

PUBLICITY

“Lehigh Valley Biology Students Accepted into Prestigious Research Course.” Penn State Newswire May 15, 2014.

“Lehigh Valley Students place first, second at regional research event.” Penn State Newswire, April 24, 2014.

“Lehigh Valley Campus Research Symposium Winners Announced.” Penn State Newswire. April 8, 2104.

"Six at Seven Invites Community to Mini Medical School: Campus Biology Professor to Lead Lectures." Penn State :Lehigh Valley News & Events, March 4, 2014.

"Penn State Students to Present at Undergraduate at Capitol Event." Penn State Newswire, March 5, 2014.

'Natural Legacy." e-Bella Magazine, southwest Florida, February, 2014.

"Lehigh Valley Campus Biology Students Accepted into Prestigious Research Course." Penn State Newswire, December 4, 2013

"Students or Biologists? BOTH! Penn State Newswire, September 30, 2013.

"CHANCE Researchers Take on Global Climate Change in Panama." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, July 2, 2103.

"Giving the World a CHANCE." Penn State Lehigh Valley Tradition. Spring, 2013.

"Lehigh Valley Student Selected for Three-year NSF Research Program." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, April 25, 2013.

"Lehigh Valley Students Take Top Honors at Regional Research Event." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, April, 25 2013

"Five Lehigh Valley Students Chosen for 'Faces of Penn State' Campaign." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, April 25, 2013

“Give Learning a CHANCE.” State  of the Valley, 5 (2), February, 2013

“Biology Professor Invited to Instruct in China.” Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, November 15, 2012.

“Biology Professor Awarded National Foundation Grant.” Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, September 1, 2012.

“2012 NABT Faculty Professional Development Summit Focuses On Vision and Change.”
NABT News & Views, September, 2012.

"Professor from Pennsylvania State University Teaching in Jiangnan." Jiangnan University News, June 1, 2012.

"McLaughlin’s CHANCE Program Receives Award" NABT News and Views, May 31, 2012.

"Campus Students Take Top Honors at Research Symposium" Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, April 25, 2012.

"CHANCE Program wins 2012 Community Engagement and Scholarship Award." Penn State Live, April 12, 2012.

“Leukemia Research Brings Biology Students and Local Medical Lab Together.” Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, March 14, 2012. 

"Award Winning Student Searching for Cancer Cure, Mushrooms." Upper Saucon Patch, February 7, 2012.

"CHANCE Program to Receive Award." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, January 26, 2012.

"Lehigh Valley Student Chosen to Showcase Research at State Capitol." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, January 25, 2012.

"Hydroponic Rafts May be a Solution to Chinese Water Pollution." Research Penn State, December 14, 2011.

"Chinese, American Students Join Forces for Sustainable Development." Penn State Live, June 28, 2011.

"Students of Professor Take 1st Place at Event." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, April 20, 2011.

"Olympus Partnership Provides Cutting-edge Tech to Bio Students." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, April 20, 2011.

"Biology Professor to Co-Chair National Summit." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, September 9, 2011.

"Biology Professor Selected for Interview Panel." Penn State Lehigh Valley News & Events, September 9, 2011. March 9, 2011.

"Professor Passionate About Environment." International Mosaic, The Pennsylvania State University, Office of Global Programs, Fall, 2010.

"Biology Professor Receives International Award." Penn State Live, September 13, 2010.

"Taking a CHANCE." Tradition, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Fall, 2009.

"Biology Professor Makes the World Her Classroom." State of the Valley, September, 2009.

"To Really Learn Science, Let Students Do Research." The Morning Call, December 9, 2008.

"A Second CHANCE." (2008) BioScience 58: 189.

"Pacific's Plastic Pollution Threatens Our Food Chain." The Morning Call, February 7, 2008.

"Penn State Lehigh Valley is Shaking Up the Science Room and Taking it Abroad." PaCIE News, December, 2007.

"Global Warming is a Theory Backed by Facts." The Morning Call, March 30, 2007.

"Science Teachers Should Think Outside of the Textbook." The Morning Call, February 24, 2006.

"CHANCE Makes Passion for Biology Contagious." The Morning Call, July 28, 2005.

"Women's 5K Classic Attracts 100-plus." Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley Collegian, Fall 2004.

"McLaughlin Wants Pennsylvania Teachers To Take A CHANCE." NABT News & Views, October, 2004.

"Nurturing Pennsylvania's Biology Teachers." Penn State Outreach, The Pennsylvania State University, Fall, 2004.

"Biodiversity in Costa Rica." International Mosaic, Pennsylvania State University, Office of International Programs, May 2004, 8 (2).

"Four Faculty Receive Atherton Award for Teaching Excellence." Penn State Intercom, March 20, 2003.

"College Students Explore the Land of Beauty and Biodiversity." The Parkland Press, December 5-12, 2002: 25-26.

"Students Go 'Down Under' For Biology Studies." The Morning Call: Careers and Education Supplement, July 25, 2002, 14-15.

"Class Explores Costa Rica: Land of Beauty and Biodiversity." Blue and White, Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley College, Fall 2002, 6(1): 12-13.

"Faculty Member's Field Lesson, Web Brings Biology to Life." Penn State Intercom, April 25, 2002.

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THESES WRITTEN

Doctoral Thesis - Chick Corneal Development: The Migration and Differentiation of Periocular Neural Crest Cells, advisor David Birk, Ph.D. (Rutgers University / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School).

Master's Thesis - Involvement of Dynein in the Pronuclear Movements of Sea Urchin Fertilization, advisor Gerald Schatten, Ph.D. (Florida State University).

Undergraduate Thesis - A Scanning Electron Microscope Analysis of Molluscan Mantle and Shell Growth, advisor John Morrill, Ph.D. (New College of the University of South Florida).


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