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  1. Inclusive STEM Teaching Project Working Group- BIOME 2022

    Inclusive STEM Teaching Project Working Group- BIOME 2022

    2022-12-09 21:24:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sarah Prescott, Deborah Rook, Molly Allison Phillips, Jaime Blair, John Howard Starnes, Melanie Lenahan, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond, Tamara Basham | doi:10.25334/7SH5-VD77

    After the BIOME 2022, a group got together to take the Inclusive STEM Teaching Project course and have weekly discussions during the course.

  2. Film as a Powerful Tool for Increasing Awareness of the Importance of Belonging in STEM

    Film as a Powerful Tool for Increasing Awareness of the Importance of Belonging in STEM

    2022-12-09 21:07:50 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tracie Marcella Addy*, Kendall Moore, Erin Whitteck, Jenn Rossmann

    People of color in STEM fields can face a variety of challenges with belonging due to structural, cultural, psychological, and institutional barriers. The professional development sessions described in this lesson involved using film as well as institutional data and case studies as tools to...

  3. Using the IEDB to Predict Proteasomal Cleavage Events and T-cell Epitopes

    Using the IEDB to Predict Proteasomal Cleavage Events and T-cell Epitopes

    2022-12-09 01:26:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Miko Mallari, Sheela Vemu, Valerie Carson, Golnar Afshar, Alma Rodriguez Estrada, Clifford Wilson, Sandra Porter | doi:10.25334/ADRK-9S16

    Research experiences provide a valuable view into the world of science and a great way to explore new fields and careers while developing critical thinking skills. The development and maintenance of databases have allowed researchers to accelerate research in many fields, and understanding how to...

  4. Online Information Literacy: Applying the CRAAP Test to Vaccine (Mis)information

    Online Information Literacy: Applying the CRAAP Test to Vaccine (Mis)information

    2022-12-08 21:45:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth A. Holzhausen, Jhewelle Fitz-Henley, Cara H. Theisen*

    Teaching scientific literacy skills can help combat the propagation of misinformation online. This lesson is intended to give students practice identifying reliable scientific information on the Internet, in the context of vaccine safety. It was designed for a first-year seminar taught fully...

  5. Revealing Hidden Figures in Natural History Collections Working Group BIOME 2022 Recap

    Revealing Hidden Figures in Natural History Collections Working Group BIOME 2022 Recap

    2022-12-08 19:17:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Adania Flemming, Siobhan Leachman, Makenzie Mabry, Molly Phillips, Shawn Elizabeth Zeringue-Krosnick, Jennifer Kovacs, Olubunmi Aina | doi:10.25334/G6CV-3R74

    A quick overview from the revealing hidden figures working group as part of BIOME 2022.

  6. Kindness Working Group Lightning Talk- BIOME 2022

    Kindness Working Group Lightning Talk- BIOME 2022

    2022-12-08 13:48:04 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Pat Marsteller, Stacey Kiser, Pryce Norwood, Molly Allison Phillips, Deborah Rook, Sara Sawyer, Paula Soneral | doi:10.25334/8AJ2-A624

    Though we started by discussing Mica Estrada's talk about Kindness in academia, we learned and read and discussed so many things.

  7. UDL Working Group- BIOME 2022 - Lightning Talk

    UDL Working Group- BIOME 2022 - Lightning Talk

    2022-12-07 20:51:21 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Pat Marsteller, Brian Bill, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond, Lisa Rezende, Susan Gass | doi:10.25334/CWNA-5Y65

    UDL Working Group from BIOME 2022's Lightning talk. They discuss what they did over the course of the semester.

  8. Box-of-Lessons Review, Fall 2022 - YouTube

    Box-of-Lessons Review, Fall 2022 - YouTube

    2022-12-07 13:18:37 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alexandra Pettit, Sheela Vemu, Shuchismita Dutta | doi:10.25334/SRG3-FM52

    This video described the working group activities for BIOME Institute 2022 - Fall working group

  9. Building Better groups in STEM Courses

    Building Better groups in STEM Courses

    2022-12-06 14:09:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Glee Buntz, Emily Drill, Dan Johnson, Megan Lupek, Carolina Mehaffy, Dr Pankaj Mehrotra, Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith, Usha Sankar | doi:10.25334/CBTP-KC26

    Formation of student groups that can work effectively together is challenging at best. Considerations include group size and formation (assigned or student choice) and how group members will be held accountable. Diversity, equity and inclusion is an important consideration that is just beginning...

  10. Pick Your Poison: A Semester-Long Case Study for Undergraduate Toxicology

    Pick Your Poison: A Semester-Long Case Study for Undergraduate Toxicology

    2022-12-01 18:19:32 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joshua P. Gray*

    The ability to collate information from diverse scientific resources and effectively employ scientific writing is an essential skill for scientists. This lesson describes a semester-long project entitled “Pick Your Poison,” which is designed for use in a one-semester Toxicology...

  11. Video Making Tips for Laboratory Instructors

    Video Making Tips for Laboratory Instructors

    2022-11-29 16:10:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joyce E. Patrick*, John Z. Zhu

    Demonstration videos are an excellent way to introduce students to new laboratory techniques, but many available videos are of low quality, too long, lack human diversity, and the main narrator is someone other than the instructor of the course. Videos may feature terminology and equipment...

  12. Garden Variety Mutations: Using Primary Data to Understand the Central Dogma in Large-Lecture Introductory Biology

    Garden Variety Mutations: Using Primary Data to Understand the Central Dogma in Large-Lecture Introductory Biology

    2022-11-22 21:43:49 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jacob Woodbury†, Jessie B. Arneson†, Jacey Anderson, Larry Collins, Andy Cavagnetto, William Davis, Erika G. Offerdahl*

    The ability to interpret and create an argument from data is a crucial skill for budding scientists, yet one that is seldom practiced in introductory courses. During this argumentation module, students in a large lecture class will work in groups to understand how a single mutation can lead to...

  13. Build Multiomic and Visualization Skills in Bioscience Lecture

    Build Multiomic and Visualization Skills in Bioscience Lecture

    2022-11-19 17:19:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Xyanthine Parillon | doi:10.25334/CMJD-WF17

    This resource promotes inclusive learning by using all free platforms to extend the central dogma to an applied experience. Genomics is focused on with literature reviews that are performed to identify genes implicated in a clinical condition. Transcriptomics with data mining of RNAseq...

  14. Focusing on Civic Engagement: IGELS Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    Focusing on Civic Engagement: IGELS Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    2022-11-18 22:24:50 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Davida Smyth, Tamar Goulet | doi:10.25334/EK17-G910

    We can help students find relevance when we teach though issues that we experience in our daily lives.​ This workshop session provides an introduction to civic engagement and led participants through developing an outline of an issue they would be interested in teaching.

  15. Using Alternative Assessments: IGELS Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    Using Alternative Assessments: IGELS Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    2022-11-18 22:09:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Justin Hoshaw, Karla Fuller | doi:10.25334/CHNG-7D23

    Alternative assessments focus on learning outcomes and engage students with metacognitive reasoning.​ This workshop session provides an introduction to designing and using rubrics as alternative assessment resources.

  16. Creating Inclusive Classes: IGELS Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    Creating Inclusive Classes: IGELS Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    2022-11-18 21:51:56 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bryan Dewsbury, Elizabeth Harrison | doi:10.25334/7K9Y-H970

    The syllabus is often your first engagement with students in your courses.​ This workshop session provides an introduction to using a rubric to assess and revise your syllabus to make it more inclusive.

  17. Introduction to IGELS: Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    Introduction to IGELS: Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    2022-11-18 21:30:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Heather Rissler, Gordon Uno | doi:10.25334/P6BE-F403

    The national network for the Interactions in General Education Life Science Courses (IGELS) is a coalition of biologists and biology educators collaborating to support and mentor “non-major biology” instructors.​ This workshop introduction provides an overview of IGELS goals, working groups and...

  18. Reasoning and Relevance: IGELS Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    Reasoning and Relevance: IGELS Tools, Tips, & Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Biology for Non-majors

    2022-11-18 19:23:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, John Moore, Sarah Lehman | doi:10.25334/KB1M-7230

    We focus on Reasoning and Relevance as key features of curriculum resources for use in non-majors courses. This workshop section provides an overview of how we characterize reasoning and relevance with some examples.

  19. Overview of the Genomics Education Partnership

    Overview of the Genomics Education Partnership

    2022-11-18 06:20:56 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Katie M. Sandlin, Wilson Leung, Chinmay P. Rele, Laura K. Reed | doi:10.25334/ZNHZ-BP15

    Poster exhibited at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) 2022 conference providing an overview of the Genomics Education Partnership including its benefits to faculty, students, and institutions.

  20. Strategic Planning for REU and Research Readiness

    Strategic Planning for REU and Research Readiness

    2022-11-17 20:19:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amanda M Little | doi:10.25334/EP7R-HG28

    Students complete a personal strategic plan, examining their strengths, vision and mission for completing an REU or research experience.