#### Course Canvas Site

#### Syllabus

#### Lecture Notes

#### Assignment Pack -

- Describes ALL Assignments -- download and read carefully.

#### Approved Cases for Final Paper

- Agreements that you can analyze for your final paper are listed in this document. Peruse these early to get started.

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**Resources for discussion papers and treaty assignments**

- Graphing Data and Using Excel
- For some assignments and the final paper it will be useful to know how to use Excel for graphing (you CAN do it by hand, however). The following links can help.
- Discussion paper #2 on Relative Effectiveness
- Tutorial Videos by Prof. Mitchell for analyzing data for this course. Short youtube tutorials: view these and, in a 1/2 hour, you should be able to analyze data for your final paper more easily.
- How to
data easily: how to generate a graph easily**graph** - How to
data easily: how to "index" to see**index**over time in countries that differ in**trends**of fish-catch, pollution, or other dependent variables.**levels** - How to
for data analysis: how to select countries based on trends you see in their data.*select countries* - How to
for data analysis: "putting it all together" - delete years or countries you don't need, group/summarize/index treaty members and non-members, and graph data easily.**group countries**

- How to
- Tips For Using Excel to Graph Your Data
- Example spreadsheet: General approach to converting data into formats for clearer analysis
- Example for graphing: Specific ways to analyze data on countries over time, which is likely to be needed for
**Treaty Assignment #2**and your**Final Paper.**

- I have placed many books on the effectiveness of environmental treaties on reserve. Not all treaties are covered, but go to Knight Library and look at the Table of Contents for chapters that analyze your treaty
*or similar treaties (e.g., if you are going to analyze a fisheries treaty, find a chapter that analyzes another fishery treaty.*Look through these books early in the term and let that guide what treaty you select. - Examples of excellent final papers from previous years

#### Contact Prof. Mitchell

- rmitchel@uoregon.edu
- 541-346-4880
- PLC-921