Learning Outcomes: Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology, PhD
Learning outcomes for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology
Since the subject matter of our Program is interdisciplinary and broad, there is no one set of subject-based learning outcomes that is suitable for the evaluation of our graduate students. Instead, we will focus on appropriate research and professional development skills.
- Design and implement independent research and integrate and apply core knowledge related to their field in 3 core areas out of 6 (behavior, conservation biology, ecology, evolution, genetics/ genomics, physiology/ anatomy).
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
- Grant writing
- Apply rigorous statistics/analytical methods that typify their area of study
- Professional skills
- Data management
- Citation management
- Teaching experience
- Lead Discussions/Lab Activities Effectively
- Effective in the presentation of information/lecture
- Consistent Grader with meaningful feedback to students
- Genuine concern for the learning outcomes of all students