[MARMAM] Working with Marine Mammals Certificate and Summer Classes

Jenifer Zeligs-Hurley jzeligs at mlml.calstate.edu
Sun Mar 2 18:32:15 PST 2008


California State University Monterey Bay and Moss Landing Marine
Laboratories *http://slewths.mlml.calstate.edu/*<http://slewths.mlml.calstate.edu/>offer
one-week intensive
*summer classes* open to any individuals interested animal training or in
pursuing careers in the marine mammal field. In addition, *hands-on
internships** *for people of all ages and levels of experience are also
available at the lab working with marine mammals. The successful completion
of both courses and a five-day internship will earn a *Certificate of
Completion in Beginning Marine Mammalogy. *The classes' instructor, Dr.
Jenifer Zeligs-Hurley has over 20 years of terrestrial and aquatic animal
training experience, across diverse disciplines including research, public
display, and studio and film work.

For further information on class content, registration, housing and costs see
below and please contact: jzeligs at mlml.calstate.edu<jhurley at mlml.calstate.edu>

*Classes:
**TECHNIQUES AND THEORIES OF ANIMAL TRAINING: Bio 348 *(July 7-13,
2008)*: *This
3 credit interactive course provides students an in-depth understanding of
the discipline of animal training across many different types of terrestrial
and aquatic animals and techniques. It provides an exceptional background in
relevant animal behavior and psychological principles related to the
practical goal of modifying animal behavior.  These techniques will be
demonstrated daily using trained sea lions at Moss Landing Marine Labs where
the course is taught. Horses, birds, and other animals will also be used to
demonstrate these techniques.
Students will intern at least one day at the lab assisting in the care and
training of research-trained sea lions.  Topics covered will include:*
*Captivity,
Why Train? Communication, Motivation, Desensitization, Aggression, and
Practical Training.

Tuition: $585 + $39 campus fee per semester is payable to
CSUMB-EE.

An additional $50 lab fee is payable to MLML on the first day of class.

*WORKING WITH MARINE MAMMALS: Bio 347 *(July 21-27, 2008)*: *This 3 credit
course is designed to assist people who are interested in developing a
career in marine mammalogy.  It will provide practical information about
marine mammals and working with them, drawing on the rich background of
marine mammal work in the Monterey Bay area.  The course will include live
experiences with the marine mammals at Moss Landing Marine Labs. This class
will instruct students in captive marine mammal husbandry (care and
maintenance), training, basic physiology, an overview of common research
topics and techniques, as well as public display, education, and current
issues in marine mammalogy.  Students will intern at least one day at the
lab assisting in the care of research-trained California sea lions.  They
will also gain experience in developing a resume, job interviews, and public
presentations.

Tuition: $585 + $39 campus fee per semester is payable to
CSUMB-EE.

An additional $50 lab fee is payable to MLML on the first day of class.

(If you book both classes- you will pay the $39 campus fee only once).

*Registration:
*For registration, enrollment and other logistical information please
contact Cal State Monterey Bay
*http://extended.csumb.edu/*<http://extended.csumb.edu/>or call them
at 831-582-4500.

How to Register in the course(s):

Visit the Forms page on the http://extended.csumb.edu website and download
the CSUMB EE Registration form [
http://extended.csumb.edu/EEregistration.htm ]

Fax registration form with credit card information to 831-582-4502. or
Mail form and payment to: CSUMB - Extended Ed
100 Campus Center, Bldg 201,Suite 201 Seaside, CA  93955
        No refunds after June 10, 2008.

*Enrollment details and housing*:
*Enrollment for each class limited to 17*. *Summer registration for open
enrollment begins April 28, 2008*. The classes are open for enrollment to *any
high school graduate* regardless of age or nationality and there are no
prerequisites, however no transportation or housing is included in the
enrollment price. For help with housing please contact
sskrvoan at mlml.calstate.edu (housing is available for a weekly rate of $175).
Courses will be taught at Moss Landing Marine Labs in Moss Landing, CA.


-- 
Jenifer Zeligs-Hurley, Ph.D.
Science and Environmental Policy, California State University Monterey Bay
Director of SLEWTHS
Science Learning and Exploration With The Help of Sea lions
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
8272 Moss Landing Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039
v: (831)-771-4191
fax:(831)-632-4403
http://slewths.mlml.calstate.edu/

-- 
Jenifer Zeligs-Hurley, Ph.D.
Science and Environmental Policy, California State University Monterey Bay
Director of SLEWTHS
Science Learning and Exploration With The Help of Sea lions
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
8272 Moss Landing Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039
v: (831)-771-4191
fax:(831)-632-4403
http://slewths.mlml.calstate.edu/
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