Natural Resources Journal

Natural Resources Journal

Course Descriptions

Required Book:TBA
The research, writing, and editing seminar is limited to second year students who have successfully written onto the Natural Resources Journal. The goals of the seminar are to consider editing and writing articles dealing with a wide spectrum of natural resource and environmental problems. The seminar emphasizes interdisciplinary writing for a broad audience of natural resource policy makers. Students will work towards selecting, researching, and writing about a natural resources topic of their own choosing. At the same time the seminar will help to train the members to critically view their own work and the work of other contributors to the Natural Resources Journal. Finally, the seminar will instruct new NRJ members in the process of producing the four issues of the Journal published each year and as NRJ staff members they will be assigned cite checking duties for articles currently being prepared for publication.

Natural Resources Journal II - Spring

The most important goals of the seminar are to teach editing of scholarly writing and, at the same time, deal with a wide spectrum of natural resources/environmental problems. It will emphasize interdisciplinary writing for an audience of natural resources policy makers. The course will help train the members to critically view their own work, learn to work in teams, appreciate the importance of deadlines and organizational techniques, learn to communicate with authors about their work, learn about publication processes and be sensitive to the concerns of journal subscribers.

Natural Resources Journal III (Editors) - Fall

Research, writing, and publication, as well as editing and processing materials for publication.

Natural Resources Journal IV - Spring

Research, writing, and publication, as well as editing and processing materials for publication.