Events: 2018/02

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  • 15 Sep 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 27 Apr 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Beanbag Biology: Teaching Quantitative Biology through Hands-on Activities

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    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. Our approach lends guidance and support...

  • 01 Nov 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 31 May 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    The Discrete FMN

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    Many scenarios in the life sciences can be modeled with discrete difference equation models which simulate how quantities change over evenly spaced intervals. The construction and analysis of models of discrete difference equations do not require knowledge of calculus, and thus make excellent...

  • 01 Jan 2018
    8:00 am EST 
    to 01 May 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Investigating socio-environmental issues with data

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    Are you interested in adopting interdisciplinary modules that address quantitative reasoning skills and socio-environmental issues? Participants in this FMN will focus on how to use data-driven modules in undergraduate life science courses. Accepted applicants will customize and implement...

  • 15 Jan 2018
    8:00 am EST 
    to 01 May 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Plants by the Numbers: Growing Quantitative Literacy Using Botany

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    Are you interested in adopting plant-focused modules that address quantitative reasoning skills? 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...

  • 15 Jan 2018
    8:00 am EST 
    to 25 May 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    2018 NEON Faculty Mentoring Network

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    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...

  • 15 Jan 2018
    8:00 am EST 
    to 15 May 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    InTeGrate Faculty Mentoring Network

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    Are you interested in adopting interdisciplinary modules that address sustainability and climate change into your classroom? The Spring 2018 InTeGrate/QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN) will focus on how to use data-driven modules designed by the InTeGrate Project in undergraduate biology...

  • 30 Jan 2018
    8:00 am EST 
    to 15 May 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Data Discovery – Bringing research data into undergraduate classrooms

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    Join us for a unique networking and professional development opportunity from January – May 2018 for faculty interested in bringing research data into undergraduate classrooms. Faculty will implement selected Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) modules in their introductory...

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