This short activity introduces a discussion of reproducibility in scientific research and ways that we might address these ideas with undergraduates. There is an opportunity to use a prototype version of Serenity to explore BIRDD data.
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This 30 minute large group activity is designed to introduce reproducibility as an important and emerging practice in science. The group work takes advantage of a Shiny app called Serenity that runs in a browser, allows students to work with R based analysis and visualization tools, and submit their work as a reproducible package. This prototype activity is built around a Galapagos Finch morphological dataset with over 7,000 individuals that was published as part of the BIRDD Project.
There is a discussion forum where you are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas for how to use these materials and make them better.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
- Donovan, S. S., LaMar, D. (2019). Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research. Data Science in Undergraduate Biology Education (DS-UBE), QUBES Educational Resources. doi:10.25334/9MMK-JH89
This is version 1 as presented at the 2019 BioQUEST / QUBES Summer Workshop titled, “Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science”.
Data Science in Undergraduate Biology Education (DS-UBE)
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