Dr. David Starrett dstarret at BIOLOGY.SEMO.EDU
Tue Aug 20 11:42:45 EST 1996


  Next week I will begin teaching an upper level plant anatomy course to
seniors and masters students here.  I have inherited a 30 year old syllabus.
I will be using it as a guideline.  My question... Does anyone have any
suggestions/tips on teaching the course?  My worry is that 16 weeks of
looking at cross sections will be rather dry.  The syllabus basically
follows the chapter outlines in Fahn's book.  I want to spiff this class up
a bit.  Any neat demos, techniques, etc?  Any batter way to teach than
simply regurgitating book material?  I am not trained as a plant anatmoist
though I have had the class (14 years back) and have taught basic anatomy in
intro botany classes.
  Any thoughts, suggestions, horror stories, etc. appreciated.  This is a
two hr lec, 3 hr lab per week.

    Dave Starrett

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