Capstone I: ENVIR/ESRM/BES/TESC 462
Time: Fridays, 1-3 pm
*classes will start promptly at 1:00 and you are expected to allow sufficient travel time to arrive on time.
Location: Douglas Classroom at the UW Botanic Gardens Center for Urban Horticulture (UWBG/CUH) directions map
Required text: Clewell & Aronson, Ecological Restoration: Principals, Values, and Structure of an Emerging Profession
Field trips: One in-class Friday & two all-day Saturday :
The field trips will leave from the east parking lot of UWBG/CUH promptly at 1PM on Friday Oct 9 and 9AM on Saturday Oct 10. Transportation will be provided in UW vans. The Saturday Oct 24th site assessment exercise will take place at UWBG/CUH. Meet in the headhouse at 9AM.
Meetings: Two extended 3 hour classes for 30 minute team meetings with instructors and project partners. Meeting times will be assigned and posted below in the class schedule table:
Class bulletin board: We utilize the Catalyst GoPost tool to share information. Please check and participate in the class bulletin board frequently.
Assignment submittal: We use the Catalyst Collect It tool to receive assignments and return reviews. Links to the Collect It dropboxes are highlighted in the 'assingments' column below.
AUTUMN 2009 CLASS SCHEDULE
Class Readings & Resources
Follow the links in this table for readings and resources pertainent to that week's lecture/exercise. The required readings should be read BEFORE CLASS .
Autumn Quarter Grading
PLEASE NOTE! For UW Seattle students a final grade will not be posted to your transcripts until you
have completed ALL THREE quarters of the capstone series. For autumn & winter quarters you will
receive a 'N' grade. This is a placeholder grade that means student performance is satisfactory and
the final grade is contingent on completing the course series.
PLEASE NOTE! For UW Seattle students a final grade will not be posted to your transcripts until you have completed ALL THREE quarters of the capstone series. For autumn & winter quarters you will receive a 'N' grade. This is a placeholder grade that means student performance is satisfactory and the final grade is contingent on completing the course series.UW Tacoma & Bothell students will receive the a normal grade i.e. the one you earned that quarter.
You will be graded based on three team assignments and individual participation in class. Each team assignment will be evaluated by the instructors and TA and receive a grade reached by consensus. Individual grades will be calculated using peer evaluations as outlined on the peer evaluation form in your course packet. Individual participation will be assessed based on class attendance and level of engagement in presentations and field exercises. The grade distribution is as follows: