This laboratory module leads undergraduate biology students in learning how to operate in a command-line environment. It is derived from a workshop given by the Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences at UCLA, primarily to graduate students and research scientists with the need to learn how to process sequence data in a Unix environment. The materials from that three-day workshop are available here: https://github.com/QCB-Collaboratory/W1.UNIX.command.line/wiki. These materials can be used as background for the Instructor and/or students, or as an extension of this exercise.
This version includes extensive teaching notes, clarified learning outcomes, and more student-centered, inquiry focused pedagogical strategies. The material was also adapted to fit in one three-hour laboratory period.
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