every other Fall semester, even years (2014, 2016, etc.)
Lecture with complementary laboratory to introduce students to observational and experimental techniques to study plant ecology in terrestrial ecosystems.
Plant Form and Function
every Spring semester
Lecture and laboratory to examine the anatomy, physiology, morphology, and functional ecology of plants. Labs will develop skills in microscopy, experimental techniques for studying plant physiology, and basic functional ecology.
Topics in Plant Functional Ecology
every other Fall semester, odd years (2015, 2017, etc.)
Seminar course to discuss theoretical and experimental studies on a selected topic in plant functional ecology. In 2013, the focal topic was "Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Defense."
Scientific Teaching Tools to Promote Active Learning
BOT 670 / ZOOL 670
every other Spring semester, even years (2014, 2016, etc.)
Co-taught with Bob Thomson (Department of Biology).