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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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Make Teaching R in Undergraduate Biology Less Excruciating

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Goals

  • Develop, implement, and share modules for teaching statistical and biological concepts in R with Swirl, an interactive platform for learning and teaching R in the RStudio console
  • Contribute one new lesson and leave the FMN with more ready-to-use Swirl lessons covering diverse biology and data analysis concepts

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Final Products

This Swirl lesson walks through how to retrieve, view, and visually analyze streamflow and water quality data from the National Water Information System (US Geological Survey).
tool:swirl, Dataset, Raw, Accessibility, Open Access, Open Data
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06.2021

Single Factor Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

Peter M. Smyntek

Version: 1.0

This swirl lesson introduces students to theoretical and practical concepts about single-factor ANOVA analysis and an approach to conduct this type of analysis using R.
ANOVA, Tukey HSD, Introductory, Online course, Lecture, Undergraduate, Homework, Instructional Setting, Audience Level, Advanced, Majors, Activity Length, Less than 1 hour
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229
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05.2021
This Swirl lesson will introduce two main concepts to students: 1) the idea of uncertainty around linear slopes versus individual values and 2) predicting values using linear models.
data visualization, linear models, case study teaching, uncertainty, prediction, Confidence intervals, Introductory, Lab, Online course, Undergraduate, Dataset, Homework, Instructional Setting, Audience Level, Cleaned, Majors, Non-majors, Activity Length, Less than 1 hour, Promoting Engagement and Self-Efficacy, Open Access, Open Educational Practices
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05.2021

NEON_PDSI

Peter VanZandt

Version: 1.0

Users access and manipulate drought data and visualize these data to learn about historical drought patterns.
Palmer Drought Severity Index, Introductory, Undergraduate, Dataset, Instructional Setting, Audience Level, Raw, Majors, Non-majors, Activity Length, Less than 1 hour, Open Data
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04.2021