Homework for Participants: Videos and Assignments

community cat managment

To prepare for the training, please be sure to complete the two homework assignments and review the important reminders below.

Homework During the Course

There is additional homework 2 nights of the course. For this you will need to have access to the internet to watch recorded presentations. There is an education center in the surgery building where computers are available. You might also want to bring your own laptop.

Homework Assignments

Assignment 1: PediatricsHumane Alliance video

Please review the “Pediatrics Seminar” training video prior to your arrival since we will be demonstrating surgery on the first afternoon.

Paradigm ShiftAssignment 2: Paradigm Shift

Please watch “Making the Case for a Paradigm Shift in Community Cat Management, Part One.”

  • You can watch this 97 minute webinar at the Maddie’s Institute Website.
  • After watching the video, please complete and submit a “Minute Paper.” The paper should literally take a minute to complete. You will answer 3 questions and submit them online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JYZFJVR

Minute paper questions:

  1. List at least one new concept or fact you discovered as a result of this presentation?
  2. What question(s) did the presentation raise for you or what would you like to know more about as a result of this presentation?
  3. How useful and/or practical did you find the information in this presentation?

We’ll use the ideas in the minute papers to help kick-start our discussions in the course. Don’t worry – we won’t use your name!

Other Information

Please check the Information and Agenda pages for more details. Participants will also receive a detailed Welcome pack in July.

More questions?

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any additional questions. You can reach course coordinator Dr. Julie Levy at levyjk@ufl.edu or 352-273-8722.