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Unformatted text preview: Discussion Section EEB 116 – Conservation Biology Winter 2008 Jolene Moroney : [email protected] Office Hours: TBA Sections: 1A (Wed: 9:00-10:50am), 1B (Wed: 11:00-12:50pm), 1C (Wed: 1:00-2:50pm) Sara Painter: [email protected] Office Hours: Tues: 3.30-4.30pm, Wed 11am-12pm, Botany 427 Sections: 1D (Wed: 3:00-4:50Pm), 1F (Fri: 8:00-9:50am), 1G (Fri: 10:00- 11:50am) Graham Slater: [email protected] Office Hours: Thurs: 11 am-12pm, Friday 10-11am, LS 5213 Sections: 1E (Thurs: 9.00-10:50am), 1H (Fri: 12:00-1:50pm), 1I (Fri: 2:00- 3:50pm) I. PURPOSE The main goal of the lecture is to outline principles of biology that are relevant to conservation issues. The focus of discussion section, however, is on the application of those principles to particular problems, questions, controversies, and case studies. While the discussions will center on issues covered in the lecture, they will not always be synchronized with lecture material, nor are they meant to be (though complicated material will always be presented first in lecture). And while the idea of lecture is to instill you with the facts and principles with a view to testing you on your understanding, the discussion sections are meant more as a forum for discussion and debate. You know – talking . In other words, we encourage differing viewpoints and we have selected papers that we feel promote debate. If you read the articles critically and carefully and come with a few questions, you should do fine....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course EE BIOL 116 taught by Professor Rundel during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.
- Winter '08