Course DescriptionThis course presents and evaluates deciduous and evergreen woody plant materials as basic structural design elements of the landscape. It covers introduced species as well as those native to Canada. Students will become familiar with the range of landscape applications for the species covered, as well as the relationship between their autecology and site selection.
Sample Course Outline
This course will run during the Winter break.
This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
Includes two Saturday or Sunday field sessions of three hours to visit landscape sites. Dates and times to be announced by the instructors.
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