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Fall 2018  |  AGRO 5311 Section 001: Research Methods in Crop Improvement and Production (21848)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Discussion
Credits:
1 Credit
Grading Basis:
S-N or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/04/2018 - 12/12/2018
08:00AM - 10:00AM
UMTC, St Paul
Enrollment Status:
Open (13 of 24 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Demonstrations and discussions of techniques in crop improvement and/or production research. Presentations integrate biotechnology with traditional breeding methods; production sessions emphasize ecologically sound cropping systems. prereq: applied plant sciences grad
Class Description:
Demonstrations and discussions of techniques in crop improvement and/or production research. Presentations integrate biotechnology with traditional breeding methods; production sessions emphasize ecologically sound cropping systems.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/21848/1189
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
20 May 2011

Fall 2018  |  GDES 5311 Section 001: Illustration (14810)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Laboratory
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Meets With:
GDES 3311 Section 001
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/04/2018 - 12/12/2018
Tue, Thu 08:30AM - 10:25AM
UMTC, St Paul
McNeal Hall 262
Enrollment Status:
Closed (2 of 2 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Image making by hand or digitally for use in design projects. Design development. Mapping out ideas/expressing thoughts visually. Not observational drawing course. prereq: 1311 or ArtS 1101 or PDes 3702 or LA 1301 or Arch 3250 or Arch 2301 or instr consent
Class Description:
This course explores traditional and digital illustration both in finished illustration projects and also as a tool in design concept development. Contact instructor for more info.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/14810/1189
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
12 November 2014

Fall 2018  |  LAAS 5311 Section 001: Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy (22017)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/04/2018 - 12/12/2018
Mon, Wed 04:30PM - 05:45PM
UMTC, St Paul
Borlaug Hall 365
Enrollment Status:
Open (15 of 40 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Structural chemistry, origin/identification of crystalline soil clay minerals. Structure of soil organic matter. Chemical processes in soil: solubility, adsorption/desorption, ion exchange, oxidation/reduction, acidity, alkalinity. Solution of problems related to environmental degradation, plant nutrition, and soil genesis. prereq: [[Chem 1022 or equiv], Phys 1102, grad] or instr consent
Class Notes:
Contact Professor by email to join a discussion section
Class Description:
The course covers the chemical processes that distribute matter among the solid, liquid, and gas phases of soils and sediments. Concepts from inorganic chemistry, aquatic chemistry, and mineralogy are central to the course. Surface chemistry of minerals, aqueous chemistry of metals, the carbonate system, and oxidation-reduction reactions catalyzed my microorganisms are emphasized. The course is designed for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in earth and environmental sciences. Course participants learn in a supportive and collaborative setting through in-class activities, lectures, peer mentoring, and regular problem sets. Please contact Professor Toner to sign up for a discussion section.
Class Format:
We will meet MW 4:00-5:30pm
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/22017/1189
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
8 April 2011

Fall 2018  |  PA 5311 Section 001: Program Evaluation (32129)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Community Engaged Learning
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/10/2018
Mon 08:00AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 35
 
09/24/2018
Mon 08:00AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 35
 
10/08/2018
Mon 08:00AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 35
 
10/22/2018
Mon 08:00AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 35
 
11/05/2018
Mon 08:00AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 35
 
11/19/2018
Mon 08:00AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 35
 
12/03/2018
Mon 08:00AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 35
Enrollment Status:
Open (26 of 32 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Principal methods, primary applications of evaluation research as applied to policies/programs in health/human services, education, or the environment. Conducting evaluations. Becoming a critical consumer of studies. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?bern0201+PA5311+Fall2018
Class Description:
This course provides an overview to program evaluation in public affairs. It explores the complexities and realities of conducting program evaluation studies in community-based settings, such as public agencies, schools, non-profit organizations, and collaborative initiatives. The overall purpose of this course is to provide students with a theoretical framework and practical strategies for conducting community-based evaluation studies.
Learning Objectives:

At the end of the term students will: (a) Understand the purposes and uses of program evaluation in public policy and program delivery; (b) Be familiar with common program evaluation terminology and professional practices and ethics, (c) be able to design and implement an evaluation plan for a specific public or nonprofit program or initiative that is focused on engaging primary stakeholders in using the plan to answer important questions; (d) Recognize the cultural and power dynamics at play in evaluation-related efforts.

Grading:
65% Program evaluation field work

10% Reflection papers

10% Team presentation

10% Exam
5% Contribution to collective learning process
Class Format:

35% Small Group Activities

35% Large group Discussion

20% Lecture

5% Student Presentations

5% Individual reflection


Workload:

50 Pages Reading Per Week

2 Memos

1 Group Project
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/32129/1189
Syllabus:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/bern0201_PA5311_Fall2018.pdf
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/bern0201_PA5311_Spring2018.pdf (Spring 2018)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
13 April 2018

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