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January 01–May 01, 2018
Are you interested in adopting interdisciplinary modules that address quantitative reasoning skills and socio-environmental issues? Apply now to join us for the Spring 2018 SESYNC/QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN).
Participants in this FMN will focus on how to use data-driven modules in undergraduate life science courses. Accepted applicants will customize and implement educational modules, including SESYNC case studies and other published materials. While doing this, they will participate in biweekly virtual sessions (including a mid-January kick-off event at SESYNC in Annapolis, MD) to collaborate with and support others in the network and to receive mentoring.
For more information and to apply visit https://qubeshub.org/groups/sesync2018.
January 15–May 01, 2018
Are you interested in adopting plant-focused modules that address quantitative reasoning skills? Apply now to join us for the Spring 2018 BSA/QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN).
Participants in this FMN will focus on how to use data-driven modules in undergraduate life science courses. Accepted applicants will customize and implement newly designed educational modules from a wide range of botanical topics. While doing this, they will participate in biweekly virtual sessions to collaborate with and support others in the network and receive mentoring.
For more information and to apply visit https://qubeshub.org/groups/bsa2018.
January 15–May 25, 2018
The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) and the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis project (QUBES) are pleased to offer a unique networking and professional development opportunity from January - May 2018 for faculty interested in implementing or adapting existing NEON teaching materials to their educational settings. Faculty who already teach using NEON data and would like to use the FMN to improve and transition it to an open educational resource are also invited to participate. More information on NEON educational materials can be found on the Teaching Resources page.
For more information and to apply visit https://qubeshub.org/groups/neon2018.
April 01–December 31
Are you interested in incorporating more real data into your undergraduate courses? Natural History Collections have been digitizing their holdings and making them available online, creating a vast resource for biodiversity data that educators can access!
Apply now to join the 2017 “Resources for Collections-Based Undergraduate Education” Faculty Mentoring Network. Participants will be introduced to new materials and modules that address fundamental biological principles using real biodiversity collections data. Accepted applicants will participate in virtual sessions, a two-day workshop (held on May 24-25, 2017, in Gainesville, Florida), and continue to collaborate and receive mentoring online as they customize and implement activities in their own classrooms.
This opportunity is part of a collaboration among iDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections), QUBES (Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis), Kurator, AIM-UP! (Advancing Integration of Museum into Undergraduate Programs), and
BLUE (Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education).
For more information and to apply visit http://qubeshub.org/groups/nhc_fmn.
Conference Theme - Data: Discover, Investigate, Inform
When: October 19-21, 2017
Where: University of Oklahoma
The study of organisms presents myriad forms, visualizations, and uses of data that stimulate new questions and engender new understanding of life on earth. The 4th Life Discovery - Doing Science Biology Education Conference invites proposals that create environments and opportunities for learners to Discover, Investigate and Inform with Data.
Strengthening quantitative skills. Today, we have access to an amazing array of data including numeric, geospatial, specimen, images and sounds! We also have the technologies to analyze and visualize more data than ever before. It's time to go beyond the bar chart!
Join us in this exciting conference with your best ideas!
We welcome your proposal for a workshop or short presentation.
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2017 (extended)
Life Discovery Partners | email@example.com | 202-833-8773 | www.esa.org/ldc
Ecological Society of America | Botanical Society of America
Society for the Study of Evolution | Society for Economic Botany
The Earth Educators' Rendezvous (July 17-21) registration is now open and the topics for morning workshops and afternoon events are finalized.
Check out the program here: http://serc.carleton.edu/earth_rendezvous/2017/program/index.html
Many of us have interests in multiple areas of Earth Science education in addition to our discipline-specific interests, and the Rendezvous is designed to allow exploration of these areas in ways not possible during conventional scientific meetings.
QUBES Blog View all
QUBES is partnering with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) to offer a new Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN) this coming spring! Participants will work with NEON educational materials, adapting them for their spring classes.
The Botanical Society of America (BSA) is teaming up with QUBES to host a brand new Faculty Mentoring Network in Spring 2018! Participants will implement new materials on a range of botanial topics to enhance quantitative skills in life science classrooms.
The International Symposium for Biomathematics and Ecology, Education and Research celebrated it's tenth anniversary this weekend. BEER-X was held at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, home of the new Center for Biomathematics Collaborative Studies and the Intercollegiate Biomathematics Alliance (IBA).
Are you an undergraduate student or advisor of an undergraduate student that has conducted research using mathematics to interpret or model biological phenomena? If so, then the 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics is the place to present your research!
What is this program?
This group will share and implement hands-on (i.e. manipulative) activities that teach quantitative biology (e.g., disease modeling) using active-learning exercises. The activities can be adapted to any level from high school through graduate courses.
Why should I apply?
Our approach lends guidance and support as you implement hands-on activities in your course. Simply put, you will have a group of peers and experts with whom to explore new exercises, try them, and discuss your experiences.