[Plant-education] plants & man course development

Pale, Fatimata A. via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by FPale from thiel.edu)
Wed Sep 9 08:41:10 EST 2009


Hello All:
 
Thank you for requesting syllabi  for " Plants and Man". I would appreciate if you would share some of the syllabi  that would be submitted.
Does  anyone teach Plant physiology andlab? if so , would you send me some of yor syllabi  and the text books that you would recommend?
Thank you so much
 
Pale' 
 
 Fatimata Pale'
Professsor of Biology
Thiel College
75 College Avenue
Greenville PA, 16125
Tel: 724-589-2114
Fax: 724-589-2021
Email: fpale from thiel.edu
 
 

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From: plant-ed-bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu on behalf of Scott Shumway
Sent: Tue 9/8/2009 4:41 PM
To: plant ed listserv
Subject: [Plant-education] plants & man course development



Plant Folks,

I would like to develop a new course with lab targeted primarily at
non-science majors, but of interest to majors who might count it as what
we call a "related course".  The course I envision is taught under
various names, including "Plants and Human Affairs" (offered by Harvard
since 1876), "plants and man",  "plants and humanity"...well, you know
what I'm talking about.

I would like to collect syllabi for similar types of courses.  If anyone
would like to share, I'd appreciate copies.  I'll also collect them and
make them available to anyone else who might be interested.

I'm very interested in learning how labs are taught for such a course.

Suggestions of textbooks are welcome.  My favorite is "Economic Botany"
by Simpson & Ogorzaly, but am not sure if it is still in print or if it
is the right book for my class.

Thank you,
Scott

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Scott Shumway
Professor of Biology
Wheaton College
Norton, MA 02766
http://www.wheatoncollege.edu/Faculty/ScottWShumway.html
sshumway from wheatonma.edu

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