Carol Frost, PhD, MSc, BSc

AssistProf, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

REN R 906A - Research Project

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The final research project that comprises REN R 906 is a final capping exercise for the degrees of MAg and MF. Its practical and professional focus should integrate the core areas of study in the program. The successful completion of the project entails (1) a research topic approved by the supervisor; (2) the presentation of a draft research proposal; and (3) the presentation of the research as a written document to the supervisor. The project may take the form of any of the following: (1) a formal analysis of management practice, organizational processes or policy; (2) a formative or summative evaluation of a research project or program; (3) a case study, using secondary documents, survey data, or interviews; or (4) replication of a previous study, with either the introduction of a new variable or an analysis in a changed context.

LECTURE C2 (50138)

REN R 402A - Directed Research in Renewable Resources

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, VARIABLE)

Directed research, with the intent of preparing the student for graduate studies. Generally undertaken in the fourth year of study, over the course of the fall and winter terms and results in an undergraduate thesis. Students wishing to enrol must obtain permission from an instructor, as well as the Associate Chair, Undergraduate, Department of Renewable Resources. Prerequisite: *60 and consent of instructor.

LECTURE C1 (48912)

REN R 581 - Introduction to Exploratory Data Analysis

★ 1 (fi 2)(FIRST, 1-0-1)

Methods for exploring, analyzing and presenting data. Data organization, outlier identification, transformations. Data displays for grouped, bivariate, and time series data. Summary statistics for parametric and non-parametric data. Concept of standard errors and confidence intervals. Design of scientific tables, two-way tables. Participants learn how to generate publication-quality graphs and tables with open-source software packages.

LECTURE A1 (50778)
2021-09-01 - 2021-10-08
MWF 09:00 - 09:50 (GSB 8-49)

LAB D1 (50780)
2021-09-01 - 2021-10-08
W 14:00 - 16:50 (ECHA L1-270)


REN R 582 - Elementary Statistics for Applied Sciences

★ 1 (fi 2)(FIRST, 1-0-1)

Concepts of inferential statistics and null hypothesis testing, statistical versus scientific hypothesis testing, problem formulation, assumptions, and interpretation. One- and two-sample inferences for population means and proportions, one and two-way analysis of variance, linear correlation and regression, classical non-parametric statistics. Participants will gain general statistical literacy and learn how to implement common statistical tests with open-source software packages.

LECTURE A1 (50782)
2021-10-18 - 2021-12-07
MWF 09:00 - 09:50 (GSB 8-49)

LAB D1 (50784)
2021-10-18 - 2021-12-07
W 14:00 - 16:50 (ECHA L1-270)


REN R 501 - Topics in Renewable Resources

★ 1 (fi VAR)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

Directed study in the multiple aspects of renewable resources. Open to fourth year or graduate students upon consent of instructor.

LECTURE A12 (58225)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

REN R 765 - Principles of Managing Natural Diversity

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

) Introduction to the theoretical foundation for conservation science. Elements of population, community and landscape ecology will be reviewed, and their application to realworld challenges discussed. Objective is to provide students with the scientific tools to evaluate and develop conservation strategies for maintaining diversity in human-altered systems. Ethical and philosophical aspects of the sociopolitical arena in which conservation decisions are made and implemented are also explored. Not to be taken if credit received for REN R 364.

LECTURE B1 (67282)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 12:00 - 12:50 (ED 165)

LAB H1 (67284)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
F 14:00 - 15:50 (CAB 331)

2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
F 14:00 - 15:50 (CAB 335)


REN R 906B - Research Project

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The final research project that comprises REN R 906 is a final capping exercise for the degrees of MAg and MF. Its practical and professional focus should integrate the core areas of study in the program. The successful completion of the project entails (1) a research topic approved by the supervisor; (2) the presentation of a draft research proposal; and (3) the presentation of the research as a written document to the supervisor. The project may take the form of any of the following: (1) a formal analysis of management practice, organizational processes or policy; (2) a formative or summative evaluation of a research project or program; (3) a case study, using secondary documents, survey data, or interviews; or (4) replication of a previous study, with either the introduction of a new variable or an analysis in a changed context.

LECTURE C2 (60910)

REN R 402B - Directed Research in Renewable Resources

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, VARIABLE)

Directed research, with the intent of preparing the student for graduate studies. Generally undertaken in the fourth year of study, over the course of the fall and winter terms and results in an undergraduate thesis. Students wishing to enrol must obtain permission from an instructor, as well as the Associate Chair, Undergraduate, Department of Renewable Resources. Prerequisite: *60 and consent of instructor.

LECTURE C1 (60918)

REN R 364 - Principles of Managing Natural Diversity

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-2)

Introduction to the theoretical foundation for conservation science. Elements of population, community and landscape ecology will be reviewed, and their application to realworld challenges discussed. Objective is to provide students with the scientific tools to evaluate and develop conservation strategies for maintaining diversity in human-altered systems. Ethical and philosophical aspects of the sociopolitical arena in which conservation decisions are made and implemented are also explored. Not to be taken if credit received for ENCS 364 or BIOL 367. Prerequisites: *60, and BIOL 208 or (BIOL 108 and REN R 110).

LECTURE B1 (67218)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 12:00 - 12:50 (ED 165)

LAB H1 (60942)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
T 14:00 - 15:50 (ETLC E5-013)

LAB H2 (67270)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
F 14:00 - 15:50 (CAB 331)

2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
F 14:00 - 15:50 (CAB 335)