Teaching

Courses Taught

Moodle2 courseware is used as a means of communication of course materials and assignments.

RNR 1002 (1 credit hr) Issues in Natural Resources
Students explore natural resource issues through readings, discussion and presentations
RNR 2001 (2 credit hrs) Trees and Woody Plants of the Southeast
Identification, distribution, ecology, phenology of common trees, shrubs, and vines
RNR 2003 (1 credit hr) Trees and Woody Plants of the Southeast
Identification, distribution, ecology, phenology of common trees, shrubs, and vines
RNR 3034 (2 credit hrs) Field Studies in Dendrology
Exposure to woody plant species encountered in southeast Louisiana.
RNR 3105 (2 credit hrs) Forest Biology
Students learn the basics of forest biology through exploration and discussion.
RNR 4061 (var credit) Special Problems in Forestry
Student can select special research topics.
RNR 7071 (1 credit hr) Forestry Seminar (Graduate Course)
Most recent topic: Ecophysiology of Wetland Forests

Presentations on Teaching

  • Blackboard: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Cao, Q.V. and J.L. Chambers. 2001. Paper Presented at the Teaching in Higher Education Forum. “Keeping in Touch with Technology”. Team presentation of integrating web-based courseware into the forestry curriculum.
  • Teaching in the Electronic Age I: Pitfalls and Promises of PowerPoint Presentations. Chambers, J. L. and Q.V. Cao. The Higher Education Forum.
  • Teaching in the Electronic Age II: -- Pushing Blackboard to the Limit. Cao, Q.V. and J.L. Chambers. The Higher Education Forum.
  • “Innovative Programmatic Assessment Tools Developed at the LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources.” Dozier, Hallie, Richard Vlosky, Jim L. Chambers, Charles L. Shilling, William Kelso.
  • "THE CHALLENGE OF MAKING TEACHING AND LEARNING VISIBLE: SEEING IS DOING AND DOING IS SEEING" Chambers, J. L. and Q.V. Cao. Paper Presented at the Teaching in Higher Education Forum. Team presentation..
The statements included on this webpage are those of Jim L. Chambers only. Any statement or opinions included in these pages are not those of the LSU Agricultural Center, Louisiana State University, the LSU Board of Supervisors or the School of Renewable Natural Resources
revised: 03-Jul-2013 16:11