University courses are designed for students from different
fields and disciplines to engage in coursework that is not discipline based.
| Course/(Credit Value)
The Structure and Function of Muscle (0.5)
||An interdisciplinary course covering basic aspects of
muscle from a range of viewpoints: structure, metabolism,
protein content, energetics, mechanics, biological
adaptations, growth and development. The course is
designed for graduate students from a wide range of
specific disciplines and will provide a broad background
to muscle biology as well as more detailed insights into
specific aspects of each area covered.
Regulation in Muscle Metabolism (0.5)
|| An interdisciplinary course emphasizing the regulation of
muscle metabolism in vivo. The course focuses on the
integration of metabolic fuel utilization to meet cellular
energy demands under a variety of conditions in the
whole animal. Topics include: sources of energy demand,
integration of energy supply to meet energy demands, and
regulation of cell growth, maintenance and adaptation.
Selected Topics in Animal Welfare (0.5)
||This course provides for an interdisciplinary forum for the
discussion of topics in animal welfare. Selected topics
will be analyzed in depth with input from various
disciplines such as animal science, biology, philosophy,
psychology, and economics. An introductory lecture for
registered students will be followed by six 2-hour
seminars which will be open to the university community
(advertised through the Centre for the Study of Animal
Welfare, CSAW). Proceedings from the course, including
papers prepared by registered students, will be published.
International Study Option (0.0)
|| A period of study in another country as part of a graduate
program at the University of Guelph. Details may be
obtained from Graduate Program Services. Satisfactory
(SAT) or unsatisfactory (UNS) will be used to evaluate
the student's performance in this course (see Regulations).
Animal Care Short Course (0.0)
||A one-day seminar covering the following topics: Animal
Welfare Philosophy, Ethological Considerations in Animal
Management, Assessing Animal Welfare, Ethical
Dilemmas, Regulations and Legislation, Euthanasia,
Improving Statistical Power, Zoonoses and Biohazards,
Recognition and Alleviation of Pain and Distress in
Animals, Case Study Evaluation (see Regulations).
University Teaching: Theory and Practice (0.25)
|| Participants will critically examine aspects of teaching in
higher education and develop teaching skills such as
lecturing, demonstrating, leading discussions, and
problem solving (see Regulations).
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bind the university to the provision of courses, programs, schedules of studies, fees, or facilities as
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