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<p>The Ecosystem Management Instructor's Manual offers a complete guide for professors interested in using Ecosystem Management as a textbook. It will help to answer many of the questions a teacher might have about incorporating Ecosystem Management into an existing course or designing a new course around it.<p>The Instructor's Manual begins with an overview of the purpose and philosophy of courses designed around the book, and discusses the overall strategy of the book as well as the book's many features. It offers a detailed explanation of the purpose and content of the landscape scenarios along with an explanation of how to use them. The authors also offer suggestions for supplementing information contained in the scenarios.<p>In addition, the Instructor's Manual presents a chapter-by-chapter overview of the book with: <UL><li>learning objectives for each chapter<li>major points the chapter is trying to make<li>questions, comments, or concerns that may arise from the chapter material or teaching approaches<li>specific guidance for conducting each exercise, including how to introduce or conduct the exercise, what to expect from students, desired solutions, and points to be made <li>teaching devices to help illustrate the chapter<li>sample test questions<li>supplemental web sites</ul>
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  • ISBN-13: 9781559638258
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2002
  • Edition description: TEACHER
  • Pages: 80

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Essay Contributors
Introduction: New Approaches for a New Millennium 1
Pt. I The Conceptual Toolbox
1 The Landscape Scenarios 11
2 Getting a Grip on Ecosystem Management 57
3 Incorporating Uncertainty and Complexity into Management 79
4 Adaptive Management 95
Pt. II The Biological and Ecological Background
5 Genetic Diversity in Ecosystem Management 115
6 Issues Regarding Populations and Species 131
7 Populations and Communities at the Landscape Level 145
8 Landscape-Level Conservation 169
9 Managing Biodiversity Across Landscapes: A Manager's Dilemma 193
Pt. III The Human Dimensions
10 Working in Human Communities 219
11 Strategic Approaches to Ecosystem Management 245
12 Evaluation 271
A Final Word 295
Glossary 297
Index 303
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