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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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Reducing Barriers to Teaching with R in Undergraduate Biology

Goals

  • Develop, implement, and share modules for teaching statistical and biological concepts in R with Swirl
  • Build a community of peer mentors

Mentors


Final Products

The lesson is designed to 1) teach students about the concept of logistic population growth, growth rates, and carrying capacity and 2) provide a basic introduction to ecological modeling and quantitative thinking in ecology (i.e., theoretical ecology)
faculty mentoring networks, Resources @ ESA - TIEE, scientific method, stuff you should know, Community Ecology, population ecology, predation, Resources @ QUBES - Teaching & Reference, Resources @ QUBES, Alaska, science, episode, explore, Sea otter, killer whale, Orcinus orca, marine mammal, kelp bed, predator, ecological energetics, introductory, Podcast, Lab, Poster, Teaching material, High School, Reference material, Abstract, Undergraduate, Majors, More than 1 hour, Conference material
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01.23.2019

Avian Censys Analysis

Darcy Taniguchi

Version: 1.0

This Swirl course uses ecological data of bird counts and habitat variables to estimate inter-observer variability and the relationship of birds with habitat variables.
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01.23.2019

Exploring the functionality of R

Austin Happel

Version: 1.0

Students work with example data to generate a length-weight plot and use lm() to obtain regression coefficients. Base plot functions are used to plot both the data and the regression line.
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01.23.2019

Evolutionary Ecophysiology swirl lesson

Nadia Aubin-Horth

Version: 1.0

Uses swirl to walk students through how to use R and analyze their own data.
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01.23.2019

Binomial test

Stephen Gosnell

Version: 1.0

This lesson focused on introducing students to binomial data analysis and reinforcing concepts of confidence intervals, p-value interpretation, and one- vs two-sided tests.
Evolution, Natural Selection, Skin pigmentation, skin color, vitamin D, vitamin B folate, ultraviolet light, UV light, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Graduate, Majors, More than 1 hour
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01.23.2019
In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to work through a chi-squared test of independence between two categorical variables.
Evolution, experimental design, adaptation, mutation, Natural Selection, ultimate explanation, proximate explanation, evolutionary fitness, melanin, coat coloration, crypsis, Mc1r, Agouti, convergence, introductory, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Majors, Less than 1 hour
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01.23.2019

Two-Way ANOVA

Didem Ikis

Version: 1.0

In this lesson, students will learn the necessary statistical terms to understand two-way ANOVA, how to visualize their data, how to perform two-way ANOVA and interpret their results, and how to check for the ANOVA assumptions.
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01.23.2019

Histograms and Boxplots

Suann Yang

Version: 1.0

This lesson, created for an introductory ecology course, focuses on helping novice R users to import a data file, apply base R plotting functions, and use R Markdown to generate a reproducible report.
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01.21.2019