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  • Lewark, Siegfried (2008-05-06)
    The Bologna conference in 1999 initiated far-reaching changes of the complete system of higher education in Europe and started a process of a dimension not know hitherto. An internet search with the keyword “Bologna Proc ...
  • Baker, Fred A. (2008-04-23)
    Working with students to improve their writing skills can be frustrating and time consuming for both student and instructor. In a Forest Pathology course I use weekly, short (< 2 page) writing assignments to develop stu ...
  • Warkentin, Benno P. (2008-04-07)
    Today’s education, conservation and research in natural resources for both plants and animals focuses on watersheds. Soil has the unique functions of habitat, decomposition of organic material, routing of water, and oth ...
  • Mellinger, Margaret; Gronemyer, Kate (2008-03-31)
    Like all undergraduates, students in natural resource fields need guidance in locating information for research projects and papers. Students, unaware of the wealth of information in libraries, rely primarily on familiar ...
  • Rempel, Hannah (2008-03-31)
    At Oregon State University Libraries, we discovered graduate students frequently run into several roadblocks while writing literature reviews for their theses or dissertations. As a result, several librarians created a ...
  • Evans, Gary R. (2008-03-20)
    This symposium consists of presentations and discussions looking to the future of natural resources distance learning concepts. Key issues that will be discussed include: faculty development, technology roles - from rem ...
  • Moore, Kathleen Dean; Nelson, Michael; Swanson, Fred; Johnson, Carly (2008-04-07)
    “Examine each question in terms of what is ethically and aesthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient” Aldo Leopold advised; we must turn to “individual ethics as the basis of conservation policy.” But ...
  • Lockhart, Brian Roy; Ezell, Andrew W.; Hodges, John D. (2008-03-31)
    Continuing education workshops and shortcourses are playing an increasingly important role in the education of forest resource professionals. The “tug-of-war” between breadth and depth in undergraduate curricula, combin ...
  • Wirth, Andrea A.; Salwasser, Janine (2008-03-20)
    Oregon Explorer (www.oregonexplorer.info), a natural resources digital library developed by Oregon State University Libraries and the Institute for Natural Resources, was created for Oregon’s natural resource decision-ma ...
  • Dimeo-Ediger, Norie; Woodward, Julie (2008-04-07)
    The conference, Oregon Forests: Pathways to Student Success was used to bring natural resource professionals and school district educators together to discuss what is needed to ensure the sustainability of forestry educa ...
  • Vonhof, Sarah (2008-03-19)
    “Left field” implies something far from mainstream. In forest and natural resources education, biophysical science is the mainstream discipline. Biophysical sciences provide the knowledge to achieve desired forest and ...
  • 7th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources (2008-04-16)
    Listing of abstracts for posters and papers presented at the 7th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources. Contact the author(s) for more information on papers is listed here for which no entry a ...
  • Gordon, John C. (2008-05-09)
    This is the first of two keynote addresses related to preparing future natural resource leaders and emphasizes leadership as a learned skill which can be acquired by anyone willing to make the effort. The speaker, Dr. Jo ...
  • Franklin, Jerry F. (2008-05-12)
    This is the second of two keynote addresses related to preparing future natural resource leaders and emphasizes preparation for decision making in an uncertain future. The speaker, Dr. Jerry Franklin, is a Professor of ...
  • Sharik, Terry L.; Frisk, Stacey (2008-05-16)
    Undergraduate enrollments in forestry degree programs have been dropping sharply since the mid-1990s, causing considerable concern on the part of academic institutions that offer these programs and entities that hire gra ...
  • Goggans, Rebecca; Green, Cary; Allen, Nancy (2008-04-30)
    Our proportion of undergraduates from under-represented groups has increased from about 7% in 2002 to 13 % in 2007. This presentation will discuss a variety of strategies, tools and ideas for recruiting and retaining na ...
  • Millenbah, Kelly; Nelson, Michael (2008-03-17)
    In 2005, the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (FW) at Michigan State University engaged in intensive curriculum discussion. The result of this discussion was a radical revision of the FW curriculum to explicitly inc ...
  • Kolb, Thomas; Friginal, Eric; Lee, Martha Eugenia; Tracy-Ventura, Nicole; Grieve, Jack (2008-03-12)
    In 2005 faculty in the Northern Arizona University School of Forestry initiated a project to replace the required sophomore-level writing course taught by the English Department with a new course, “Writing in Forestry,” ...
  • Baker, Fred A. (2008-04-23)
    Inspired by watching David Letterman while checking in on an online course, I offer my top ten tips for successfully teaching online. These have been gleaned from the literature and/or as a result of experience. Ple ...

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