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Wrap-up Group Discussion

Deliverables:
Who is doing what, and when?
What are our next steps?

What:

Biocomplexity curricular resources based on specific topics (e.g. El Nino). A model for case-based modules.

How:

  1. Web site to communicate:
    • How to develop student activities and approaches
    • Introductory steps around a biocomplexity case study
      • Find the links
      • Role playing
      • Concept maps
    • Examples of existing case studies (today El Nino, tomorrow...)
  2. JGE article? (we need publications)

Who:

Ghost writer needed

What:

Identify the fundamental elements of biocomplexity for educators.

How:

Conduct a workshop or shourt course on the fundamental elements of biocomplexity.

Who:

Workshop run by experts in each needed area who are also audience participants.

What:

Case studies based on funded CHN (coupled human-natural systems) projects—articulate links between human and natural systems.

How:

Personal contact with PIs Publishers and necessary support persons

Who:

Dave McGinnis and Biocomplexity PIs

How do we have an influence?

A) Teaching

B) Research

C) Academic Life

What to do to reach a wider audience over a longer term?

Spread the message to...

How to get the message out?

Develop a "party line"

Develop publications

Our Message to NSF


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