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DIY Ecology Class: Transitioning field activities to an online format
  • Catherine Creech,
  • Walter Shriner
Catherine Creech
Mt. Hood Community College
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Walter Shriner
Mt. Hood Community College
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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the transition of many traditional face-to-face classes into an online format with little time to prepare best practice guidelines. In this article we share ways to adapt a group field activity into an individual lab assignment that can be completed during shelter-in-place restrictions. We address the tactics, difficulties, successes, and ideas for future applications while staying mindful of the ways in which this pandemic has highlighted the inequities of the classroom.

Peer review status:Published

08 Jun 2020Submitted to Ecology and Evolution
10 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
10 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
18 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
30 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
02 Jul 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
15 Jul 20201st Revision Received
16 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
16 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
16 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
20 Jul 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
14 Aug 2020Published in Ecology and Evolution. 10.1002/ece3.6656