Modern Fossil Fuel Extraction
This workshop seminar will provide students with the opportunity to examine and critique cutting-edge research and work in the field of environment, energy, and natural resources. Although it is open to all students, the seminar is designed especially for those with an interest in the field who wish to stay abreast of current issues, work, and ideas. In each class, an academic expert, policy maker, or practitioner will present their current research or work and engage in a robust discussion. Special Instructions: Grades will be based on class participation and; Option 1 (Section 01, 2 units) - You will receive a course credit if you choose to write reflection/discussion papers. Grading for this option is Mandatory P/R/F. Option 2 (Section 02 or 03, 2-3 units) - Students will have the option, to write reflection/discussion papers and a longer paper for Research (R) credit or Writing (W) credit, with consent of the instructor. If the longer paper involves independent research, then it is eligible for "R" credit. The instructor and student must agree whether the student will receive "R" credit or "W" credit. Students approved for "R" credit will be enrolled in Section 02 for 2-3 units depending on paper length, student approved for "W" credit will be enrolled in Section 03 for 2 units. Grading for this option is H/P/R/F. Elements used in grading: (1) Class participation and reflection/discussion papers (2) Class participation, reflection/discussion papers and longer papers for Writing/Research students. Writing (W) credit is for students entering prior to Autumn 2012.
Instructors for this course (Past and Present)Deborah A. Sivas
Barton H. "Buzz" Thompson, Jr.
David J. Hayes