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  1. Chapter 1: Introduction to R and RStudio

    Chapter 1: Introduction to R and RStudio

    2020-12-23 19:03:53 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Raisa Hernández-Pacheco, Alexis A Diaz | doi:10.25334/FRPR-2J11

    Biostatistics Using R: A Laboratory Manual was created with the goals of providing biological content to lab sessions by using authentic research data and introducing R programming language. Chapter 1 introduces R and RStudio.

  2. Introduction to R with Biodiversity Data

    Introduction to R with Biodiversity Data

    2020-12-16 23:00:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Shelly Gaynor | doi:10.25334/84FC-TE88

    Students will learn R basics while downloading biodiversity data from multiple data repositories. This module will walk students through installing R, navigating R,writing reproducible scripts in R, and using R to download biodiversity data.

  3. Cross-Cultural Virtual Classroom for High School Calculus

    Cross-Cultural Virtual Classroom for High School Calculus

    2020-12-14 18:25:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Chonilo Sales Saldon | doi:10.25334/2WBV-9S28

    The Covid-19 pandemic has forced institutions to conduct distance learning. Though challenging, this has also created pedagogical possibilities. Students can now experience cultural exchange though virtual, and be taught by experts.

  4. iBEARS Poster

    iBEARS Poster

    2020-12-14 16:27:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michael Edward Moore, Tracey Sulak, Marty Harvill, Penny Thompson, Brad Christian | doi:10.25334/13K6-4T30

    A description of the new NSF INCLUDES iBEARS network including background, project goals, project outcomes, connections to be made through QUBES, and future directions.

  5. Perspectives and practices in sharing data-centric adaptations in the biology classroom: How, why, when, and where are instructors sharing these high-impact pedagogies?

    Perspectives and practices in sharing data-centric adaptations in the biology classroom: How, why, when, and where are instructors sharing these high-impact pedagogies?

    2020-12-14 13:15:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Bonner, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Kristine Grayson, Ben Wu, Raisa Hernández Pacheco | doi:10.25334/TV22-GQ81

    Poster presented at the 2019 meeting of the National Association of Biology Teachers on barriers to fully utilizing the complete Open Education Resources lifecycle

  6. Research and Teaching Opportunities with a Large-scale Salamander Collaboration Network (SPARCnet): TWS Poster

    Research and Teaching Opportunities with a Large-scale Salamander Collaboration Network (SPARCnet): TWS Poster

    2020-12-14 12:59:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristine Grayson, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid, Louise Mead, Hannah Coovert, Raisa Hernández Pacheco, Jennifer Sevin, Alexa Warwick, Tanya Matlaga, Sean Sterrett, Chris Sutherland, Jill Fleming, David Muñoz, David Miller, Evan Grant | doi:10.25334/7CV0-TY57

    Poster presented at the 2020 virtual meeting of The Wildlife Society (TWS) on research and teaching opportunities with the Salamander Population and Adaptation Research Collaboration Network (SPARCnet)

  7. An Adaptation of "Plants in the Human-Altered Environment (PHAE)" for 100% Remote Learning at East Stroudsburg University

    An Adaptation of "Plants in the Human-Altered Environment (PHAE)" for 100% Remote Learning at East Stroudsburg University

    2020-12-11 22:23:25 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Rollinson | doi:10.25334/1C9D-VK81

    PHAE is a project to compare effects of landscape alteration intensities on plant diversity. This adaptation modified and extends the modules to suit fully remote learning (data collected independently by each student with minimal equipment).

  8. QUBES: An education gateway for accelerating undergraduate biology education reform

    QUBES: An education gateway for accelerating undergraduate biology education reform

    2020-12-11 22:23:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Jeremy M Wojdak, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar | doi:10.25334/570Q-HQ07

    Poster about QUBES as an education gateway presented at the 2020 Partners@QUBES Leadership Summit.

  9. Is bigger always better? An investigation on the effect of drought on different sizes of trees

    Is bigger always better? An investigation on the effect of drought on different sizes of trees

    2020-12-11 16:37:32 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Brzyski | doi:10.25334/7PVP-1K07

    This data set was compiled from worldwide data to examine the effects of drought on trees. Included in the dataset are measurements of growth and mortality as they relate to the size category of trees sampled.

  10. Introduction to the Math Modeling Hub

    Introduction to the Math Modeling Hub

    2020-12-10 23:07:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jason Douma | doi:10.25334/E0CW-DB57

    The Math Modeling Hub (MMHub) is an online community of practice and OER resource repository for math modeling educators at all grade levels. We have been a partner with QUBES since our initial development in 2017 and subsequent launch in 2018.

  11. Built-in Flexibility: Lessons learned to engage your community virtually

    Built-in Flexibility: Lessons learned to engage your community virtually

    2020-12-10 14:01:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Andrew Osborne Hasley, Hayley Orndorf, Deborah Rook | doi:10.25334/X58F-YW70

    Materials and resources for "Built-in Flexibility," an episode of the webinar series, "Adapting to COVID-19: Resources for Natural History Collections in a New Virtual World."

  12. Adapting "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for Independent Projects in BIO 3317 Ecology at McDaniel College

    Adapting "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for Independent Projects in BIO 3317 Ecology at McDaniel College

    2020-12-09 20:43:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Holly Martinson | doi:10.25334/437R-JQ96

    This adaptation shows how students in Ecology at McDaniel College used the Lichens in Diverse Landscapes Module 2 (Lichens in YOUR Local Landscape) in Fall 2020.

  13. An Adaptation of "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    An Adaptation of "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    2020-12-08 19:09:30 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sandra Cooke | doi:10.25334/PBAN-RS29

    This resource includes a lichen data analysis lab that I adapted for students in BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level in person course at Greensboro College that met during the Fall 2020 semester.

  14. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators Lab for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    Backyard Beetles + Pollinators Lab for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    2020-12-08 18:52:04 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sandra Cooke | doi:10.25334/WWY3-2B89

    This contains Dr. Sandra Cooke's modifications to the EREN-NEON FLP Backyard Beetles + Pollinators project developed for BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level course taught in person at Greensboro College during the Fall 2020 semester.

  15. NIBLSE Collaborative Community Model for developing, disseminating, and assessing bioinformatics learning resources

    NIBLSE Collaborative Community Model for developing, disseminating, and assessing bioinformatics learning resources

    2020-12-08 15:53:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): William (Bill) Morgan, Adam Kleinschmit, Anne Rosenwald, Eric Triplett, Mark A. Pauley, William Tapprich | doi:10.25334/QTEK-P378

    The Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE) has cultivated a collaborative community model to facilitate the development, dissemination, and assessment of bioinformatics learning resources.

  16. A Critical Guide to the UniProtKB Flat-file Format

    A Critical Guide to the UniProtKB Flat-file Format

    2020-12-05 18:07:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Teresa Attwood, GOBLET Foundation | doi:10.25334/ZQRR-1577

    This Critical Guide briefly presents the need for biological databases and for a standard format for storing and organising biological data.

  17. A Critical Guide to the PDB

    A Critical Guide to the PDB

    2020-12-05 14:17:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Teresa Attwood, GOBLET Foundation | doi:10.25334/EKRH-2C94

    This Critical Guide in the Introduction to Bioinformatics series provides a brief outline of the Protein Data Bank – the PDB – the world’s primary repository of biological macromolecular structures.

  18. A Critical Guide to BLAST

    A Critical Guide to BLAST

    2020-12-04 18:57:56 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Teresa Attwood, GOBLET Foundation | doi:10.25334/8HM0-0K87

    This Critical Guide in the Introduction to Bioinformatics series provides an overview of the BLAST similarity search tool, briefly examining the underlying algorithm and its rise to popularity.

  19. A Critical Guide to Unix

    A Critical Guide to Unix

    2020-12-04 18:29:54 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Teresa Attwood, GOBLET Foundation | doi:10.25334/TF5T-7T45

    This Critical Guide in the Introduction to Bioinformatics series briefly introduces the Unix Operating System, and provides a subset of some of the most helpful and commonly used commands....

  20. Faculty Mentoring Networks: Community Professional Development for the Digital Age

    Faculty Mentoring Networks: Community Professional Development for the Digital Age

    2020-12-04 15:34:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Deborah Rook, Sam S Donovan, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar, Jeremy M Wojdak, Nicole Chodkowski, Elia Crisucci, Adam Fagen, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Elizabeth Hamman, Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/ZXBG-WJ66

    Poster for Partners@QUBES Leadership Summit 2020 What is an FMN? What is it like to be in one? What are the benefits?