Posted by: Jeremy Fox | September 1, 2011

The University of Calgary: now with fewer zombies!

A colleague of mine here at Calgary read my post on how the intermediate disturbance hypothesis is a zombie idea, and decided to stop teaching the IDH to undergraduate ecology students. Hooray!

Now that we’re no longer turning our students into zombies, the next step is to equip them with shotguns. Or chainsaws. Whichever.

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  1. [...] to whether zombie ideas about the IDH are still taught in undergraduate curricula, they aren’t any more at Calgary, but I doubt we’re typical. Certainly, zombie ideas about the IDH are still in our textbooks. [...]


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