Important Note

Tufts ended funding for its Open Courseware initiative in 2014. We are now planning to retire this site on June 30, 2018. Content will be available for Tufts contributors after that date. If you have any questions about this please write to

Tufts OpenCourseware
Author: Gretchen Kaufman, DVM

OCW One Health, 2008
G. Kaufman, DVM
Tufts University

1. Sustainable Agriculture Class 12

1.1. Overarching exercise and presentations

  • Overarching exercise: Introduction to NE agricultural community organization - Chris Coffin, American Farmland Trust

  • Mini lecture: Communicating science to the public - Jim Hyde

1.2. Class Activity

Analyze field data and/or community data and incorporate into final product; determine how to deliver information back to the community

Prepare for the final presentation:

  • Create a to do list for final presentations

  • Develop a sign off for each students that signifies they are each satisfied with the final posted documents

  • Develop outline of the expected flow of the presentation

  • Develop meeting times for preparation and rehearsal of final presentation

1.3. Assignments

FINAL DOCUMENTS to be submitted by end of term and signed off by each student.  The final versions should be posted on the wiki:

  • Glossary of concepts and terms

  • Research questions and disciplinary gaps - with proposed research or investigation to answer these questions

  • Stakeholders list

  • References - with completed annotations for future citation - please indicate student authorship with initials

  • Final vue map with intact links, etc.

  • Additional PowerPoint presentation if appropriate from final presentation