Resources 2019-05-08T20:06:22+00:00

Field Ecology and Methods – AEC 460

Lecture
Tuesday 8:30 to 9:45 am, DCL 102

Lecture / Lab or Field
Thursday 8:30 to 1 pm, DCL 283

Syllabus Fall 2018

Syllabus Handouts

  • 1 – TBD
  • 2 – TBD
  • 3 – Group Project I handout
  • 4 – Writing a Research Proposal
  • 5 – How to present and write-up a Research Project
  • 6 – Scientific writing tips

Syllabus Readings

(note this doesn’t include readings for the Panels)

  • 1a – Natural History of the Piedmont overview
  • 1b – Coastal Plain and Piedmont natural history (SC)
  • 1c – Geologic History of the Carolinas
  • 2 – Mosquito research paper
  • 3a – Basics of habitat analysis
  • 3b – Plot and transect sampling
  • 3c – Biotic sampling
  • 3d – Aquatic sampling
  • 4 – Statistical analysis
  • 5 – Scientific writing

Panels

  • Panel I: Information 
  • Panel II: Information 
  • Panel III: Information 

Lecture Resources

  • Lecture 1: Intro Lecture Slides
  • Lecture 2: Hypothesis generation SLIDES
  • Lecture 3. Data Generation & Field Design Part 1 SLIDES 
  • Lecture 4. Data Generation & Field Design Part 2 SLIDES 
  • Lecture 5: Data Analysis Slides, Experimental Design & Analysis Part
  • Lecture 6: Experimental Design & Analysis Part 2
  • Lecture 7: Scientific writing Part 1 & 2 SLIDES
  • Lecture 8: Example Stats Quiz
  • Lecture 9: Presentations Lecture 
  • Lecture 10: Peer Review Slides

Group Project I

  • Information on Presentations
  • Presentation Rubric
  • Write-up Rubric
  • Group Review

Group Project II

  • Information
  • Presentation Rubric
  • Write-up Rubric
  • Group Review

Independent Research Project

  • Team Contract
  • Peer Review Handout
  • Advice on scientific writing
  • Group Review
  • Presentation Rubric
  • Final write-up Rubric
  • Peer Review Rubric

Links

  • Stats Exam Key

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