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This is a completed Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN). FMNs are sustained, immersive, community-based professional development opportunities for faculty. FMNs support the adaptation and implementation of materials and/or instructional approaches in their classrooms. Learn more about FMNs.

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2017 HHMI BioInteractive and QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network

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Goals

  • Educate faculty members on quantitative skills
  • Support implementation of modules focused on quantitative skills in undergraduate classrooms

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Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about coral mortality and temperature fluctuations
faculty mentoring networks, ecology, Biodiversity, climate, test, Ecological Society of America, quantitative biology education, Scientific Process, Statistics and Math, ecosystems, earth and environment, human impacts, introductory, Lab, Presentation, Teaching material, Reference material, Undergraduate, Majors, 1 Hour, Conference material
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10.04.2018
Students evaluate evidence for evolution of Darwin's finches using authentic research data sets collected by Peter and Rosemary Grant.
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03.07.2018

Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up

Kiersten Nicole Newtoff, HHMI BioInteractive

Version: 1.0.0 Adapted From: Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods v1.0

Students decipher a published graph with little supplemental information and are given more details in pieces before producing a new graph that displays the data more effectively and is easier to digest.
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02.28.2018

Natural Selection and Galápagos Finches

Liesl McCormick

Version: 1.0.0 Adapted From: Finch Evolution Collection v1.0

A worksheet and accompanying data set that guides students through making and interpreting frequency distributions, selection differentials, and fitness functions.
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02.21.2018
Adapted the examples to Anatomy and Physiology relevant topics and implemented in BIO165L Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory for non-majors.
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02.21.2018
Introductory students are asked to learn terms for descriptive statistics and complete a matching exercise. Tutorial 4 was shorted to just the full calculations of t values.
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02.20.2018

Stem Cells in Planaria Regeneration and Wound Healing

Aylin Marz, Jennifer Buntz, Susan Meiers

Version: 1.0

Discussion questions to help guide students examining a graph of number of mitoses vs time for planaria injured or had amputations of their tails.
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02.20.2018

Maternal transmission of microbiome

Tamar Goulet, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond

Version: 1.0

Understanding the cascading effects of the transfer of maternal microbiome during a vaginal birth (vs. a c-section) to the well-being of a newborn.
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02.20.2018

Exploring the Ecology of Gorongosa

Jennifer Carmichael

Version: 1.0

Students learn about bottleneck events, population demographics and growth, ecological niches and competition, food chains/webs and ecological disturbances through past and current data on Gorongosa National Park.
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02.20.2018

Expanded Graphing Tutorial

Kiersten Nicole Newtoff, Cheryl Squair, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond, Tamar Goulet

Version: 1.0.0 Adapted From: Spreadsheet Data Analysis Tutorial Series v1.0

The tutorial has two approaches for teaching about graph building and choosing the appropriate graph for different data types, a scaffolding approach and a exploration approach which can be utilized depending on how you wish to use the resource.
course, first-year, quantitative biology education, sdfds, Scientific Process, Statistics and Math, Scientific Methodology, introductory, Presentation, Teaching material, High School, Reference material, Abstract, Undergraduate, Conference material
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01.18.2018
HHMI tutorial modules were modified and condensed to bring all students up to the same skill level, and students took a pre-assessment to demonstrate adequate preparation for class.
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01.17.2018
The two key features of my implementation is the fact that the tutorial was implemented in an online setting, and I added an assessment (also implemented in an online setting).
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01.17.2018

Tutorial Combination and Assessment

Cheryl Squair

Version: 1.0.0 Adapted From: Spreadsheet Data Analysis Tutorial Series v1.0

The tutorial adaptation specifically addresses data types (i.e., numeric versus categorical variables) and the types of graphs that are used to summarize the different data types.
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01.17.2018