COVID creativity: Heather Leslie shifts field course online
In the past nine months, UMaine faculty and students have had to be extra flexible and creative in response to changes necessitated by COVID-19. Heather Leslie, director of the Darling Marine Center and a Mitchell Center faculty fellow, transformed a three-week summer field course into a 10-week online graduate seminar, in collaboration with Kara Pellowe of the Stockholm Resilience Centre.
The course, Interdisciplinary Methods for Social-Ecological Systems Science, was originally planned for 12 UMaine students. The online seminar enrolled 17 students from UMaine and six other institutions in the U.S. and Germany
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