Vertebrate Zoology Laboratory

Rutgers University

Vertebrate Zoology is an upper level course dealing entirely with the ecology, evolution, and identification of vertebrates. I was the teaching assistant for this class during four spring semesters. I taught this class with four different lecturers, therefore it was partly my responsibility to maintain continuity in the course. I was in charge of setting up and directing laboratory sessions, during which students examined specimens from the Rutgers vertebrate collection. It was entirely my responsibility to design and implement the laboratory curriculum for the last three years. I was also responsible for co-leading (and solo-leading) field trips to various habitats around New Jersey.

Bird specimens from Vertebrate Zoology lab

Students admiring Black Rat Snake on field trip

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