Honors Botany course

Jon Monroe monroejd at jmu.edu
Sun May 25 13:32:14 EST 1997


I'm going to be teaching an honors section of Botany (a first-year course
with a lab) in the fall and would like to hear advice from any of you who
have taught such a thing.  I'll be using Moore et al.'s text and lab
manual, but I would like to spice up the course with outside readings,
writing assignments, and labs that allow students to be creative...  Please
share your thoughts!

I am excited to read the new book by Karl Niklas: "The Evolutionary Biology
of Plants", U of Chicago Press
(http://www.press.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/hfs.cgi/00/13242.ctl).  Can anyone
comment on it?


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