Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 02-383 Ecology Journal Club (1)
This course will introduce junior and senior level students to peer-reviewed literature in Ecology. Students will be expected to interpret and relate data, critically evaluate hypotheses, and develop a succinct, intelligible presentation style to convey scientific principles to their peers. A mix of classic and contemporary studies covering field, laboratory, and theoretical ecology are considered. At least one journal club must be successfully completed before matriculating into any of the Research Methods courses. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Biology majors; consent of the instructor.