Melanie Colón Posted September 4, 2014 Share Posted September 4, 2014 OTS is offering several graduate level courses for 2015. All are accredited courses, meaning students that participate will receive academic credit. OTS is a consortium of over 50 universities worldwide so credits from our courses are recognized by all the member institutions (http://bit.ly/1078fLg). The course catalog can be found here http://bit.ly/1nl5E8k Courses offered for 2015: Field Ecology: Skills for Science and Beyond -Coordinator: Jane Zelikova -Course duration: 4 weeks (December 29, 2014 - January 24. 2015) -Deadline: September 30, 2014 -Credits: 4.0 Tropical Ferns and Lycophytes: -Coordinator: Robbin Moran & Eddie Watkins -Course duration: 2 weeks (January 7 -22, 2015) -Deadline: September 16, 2014 -Credits: 2.0 Biodiversity Conservation through the Lens of Indigenous Communities -Coordinator: Claudine Sierra & Mariana Altrichter -Course duration: 2 weeks (May 24 - June 9, 2015) -Deadline: February 3, 2015. -Credits: 2.0 Systematics, Ecology, Evolution and Uses of Palms -Coordinator: Andrew Henderson, Henrik Balselv, Chuck Peters, Scott Zona -Course duration: 2 weeks (May 25 - June 7, 2015) -Deadline: February 3, 2015. -Credits: 2.0 Payment for Ecosystem Services: Putting Theory into Practice in Costa Rica -Coordinator: Erin Sillshttp://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/directory/sills.php> -Course duration: 2 weeks (May 25 - June 8, 2015) -Credits: 2 semester credits awarded by the University of Costa Rica -Deadline: February 3, 2015 Ecology and Evolution of Coleoptera (Beetles) -Coordinator: Christopher Carlton, Richard Leschen, Nathan Lord, & Victoria Bayless -Course duration: 3 weeks (June 5 - 24, 2015) -Deadline: February 3, 2015 -Credits: 2.0 Tropical Biology: An Ecological Approach http://ots.ac.cr/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=151&Itemid=393> -Coordinator: TBD -Course duration: 6 weeks (June 8 - July 19, 2015) -Credits: 6 credits awarded by the University of Costa Rica -Deadline: February 3, 2015 Sistemática de Plantas Tropicales -Coordinator: TBD -Course duration: 5 weeks (June 30 - Agosto 3, 2015) -Credits: 6 credits awarded by the University of Costa Rica -Deadline: February 3, 2015 Inquiry in Rainforests: an in-service program for teachers (http://bit.ly/1aJyauv) - Coordinator: Joe Levine - Course duration: 2 weeks (July 8 - 21, 2015) - Application deadline: March 1, 2015. Monitoring Tropical Forest Dynamics In A Changing Climate -Coordinator: Johanna Hurtado (http://www.teamnetwork.org/) and Susan Letcher (Bio) -Course duration: 2 weeks (July 21 to August 3, 2015) -Course Credits: 2.0 -Application Deadline: February 3, 2015. Monitoring Terrestrial Vertebrates Using Camera Traps: Field and Analytical Techniques -Coordinator: Johanna Hurtado (http://www.teamnetwork.org/) -Course duration: 2 weeks (August 3-13, 2015) -Course credits: 2.0 -Application deadline: February 3, 2015, followed by rolling admission until full. Andrés Santana Graduate Education Department Organization for Tropical Studies San Pedro, Costa Rica. 676-2050 (506) 2524-0607 ext. 1511 Skype: andres.santana_otscro www.ots.ac.crhttp://www.ots.ac.cr/> twitter: @ots_tropicaleduhttps://twitter.com/ots_tropicaledu> Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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