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Evolutionary Ecology & Ecosystem Ecology 101: PhD student perspectives on Duke’s required course for ecology PhDs

All Duke PhD students in ecology are required to enroll in a class entitled Ecological Perspectives: Evolution to Ecosystems. The syllabus covers two subdisciplines of ecology, taught collaboratively by faculty from each subdiscipline with no cross training. Only two out of 16 students identified with either subdiscipline. What did students learn?

Evolutionary Ecology & Ecosystem Ecology 101: instructor perspectives on Duke’s required course for ecology PhDs

All Duke PhD students in ecology are required to enroll in a class entitled Ecological Perspectives: Evolution to Ecosystems. The syllabus covers two subdisciplines of ecology, taught collaboratively by faculty from each subdiscipline with no cross training. Only two out of 16 students identified with either subdiscipline. What did the instructors learn?