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|Animal Production - 10145 - ANSC 2500 - A01
Associated Term: Fall 2020
Remote Learning Campus
Agricultural & Food Sciences Schedule Type
Learning Objectives: At the end of the course, students will: Develop a basic understanding of the main livestock species farmed in Canada Be able to identify the main breeds of livestock that are commonly used in Canada Describe basic management techniques for all species of livestock discussed Describe contributions of livestock animals to the human population and national economy
Required Materials: There is no required textbook for the course. However the following textbooks on animal production will help non animal science students to better understand some of the concepts. a) Thomas G. Field and Robert E. Taylor. 2016. Scientific Farm Animal Production 11th Edition Pearson Prentice Hall (Sciences and Technology Library Fifth Floor SF 61 T39) b) John R. Campbell, Douglas M. Kenealy and Karen L. Campbell. 2003. Animal Sciences: The Biology, Care, and Production of Domestic Animals. 4th Edition. Waveland Press, Inc.
Additional Information: ANSC 2500 - Animal Production. This course is delivered remotely. It uses a combined synchronous-asynchronous course design in lectures and labs. Lectures will be pre-recorded and uploaded to UM Learn. Students are expected to be online during the scheduled class times and are expected to log in between class times to keep up with discussion and readings. Your computer or device, and Internet connection must meet the UM minimum requirements found here https://centre.cc.umanitoba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Student-Connectivity-Recommendations.pdf. These are required for all Fall 2020 classes. Students must have Webex and i-Clicker installed. The instructor could use e-proctoring technology such as Respondus Lockdown, Monitor or Webex as proctoring tools. This course may be evaluated through quizzes, lab assignments, presentations, online debate, midterm and final exam (Short answer, short essay, multiple choices, fill in the blank, true/false and/or matching exams).
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