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  1. UW Data Science for Social Good program

    UW Data Science for Social Good program

    2019-04-01 00:53:12 | Contributor(s): Sarah A Stone | doi:10.25334/Q4DF0J

    The UW Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program partners eScience Data Scientists and Student Fellows from across the country with Project Leads from academia, government, and the private sector to find data-driven solutions to societal challenges.

  2. Summary of the National Academies Report on Data Science for Undergraduates

    Summary of the National Academies Report on Data Science for Undergraduates

    2019-04-01 00:45:03 | Contributor(s): Lou Gross | doi:10.25334/Q4J73V

    Under the auspices of the National Academies, a Committee developed a consensus report regarding means to enhance undergraduate programs in the emerging discipline of data science.

  3. Actually, Data Science CAN Be Accessible: Barriers to inclusion of people with disabilities in the data science workforce pipeline and ideas for lowering them

    Actually, Data Science CAN Be Accessible: Barriers to inclusion of people with disabilities in the data science workforce pipeline and ideas for lowering them

    2019-03-31 23:44:28 | Contributor(s): Andrew Osborne Hasley | doi:10.25334/Q4NX6T

    Will draw on personal experience as a student and professional with a severe visual impairment and knowledge gained from colleagues and friends during ongoing efforts in the area of accessible teaching in quantitative biology.

  4. NIBLSE Incubators: A community-based model for the development of bioinformatics learning resources

    NIBLSE Incubators: A community-based model for the development of bioinformatics learning resources

    2019-03-29 13:35:26 | Contributor(s): Michael Sierk, Sam S Donovan, Bill Morgan, Hayley Orndorf, Mark A. Pauley, Sabrina Robertson, Elizabeth F Ryder, William Tapprich | doi:10.25334/Q4XF1K

    Presentation given at GLBIO 2019 on NIBLSE Incubators

  5. Changing Faculty Practice: Promoting the Scholarship of Teaching with Faculty Mentoring Networks

    Changing Faculty Practice: Promoting the Scholarship of Teaching with Faculty Mentoring Networks

    2019-03-27 21:16:58 | Contributor(s): Jeremy M Wojdak, Sam S Donovan, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar | doi:10.25334/Q43445

    Poster presented at Transforming STEM Higher Education: Confirming the Authority of Evidence, AAC&U 2018

  6. Serenity now!  Keep calm and do science with real data in the classroom

    Serenity now! Keep calm and do science with real data in the classroom

    2019-03-22 15:14:17 | Contributor(s): Drew LaMar, Kristin Jenkins, Nicole Chodkowski | doi:10.25334/Q46X6S

    Presentation on a free web application currently under development on QUBES called Serenity at the 5th Life Discovery Conference

  7. Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

    Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

    2019-03-20 18:17:48 | Contributor(s): Molly Phillips, Kathryn Green | doi:10.25334/Q40B2J

    5E lesson plan for middle/high school aligned to NGSS standards.

  8. The Potential of Natural History Collections in Educating the 21st Century Scientist and Citizen

    The Potential of Natural History Collections in Educating the 21st Century Scientist and Citizen

    2019-03-20 13:21:56 | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Molly Phillips, Debra Linton | doi:10.25334/Q44433

    Presentation at the 5th Life Discovery Conference on natural history collections

  9. Amphibian Diversity: Species Richness and Precipitation

    Amphibian Diversity: Species Richness and Precipitation

    2019-03-19 18:53:53 | Contributor(s): Debra Linton, Anna Monfils, Molly Phillips, Libby Ellwood | doi:10.25334/Q4P15S

    This activity will explore how natural history specimen data can be used to investigate the relationship between precipitation levels in a region and species diversity of amphibians.

  10. Species Range Over Space and Time

    Species Range Over Space and Time

    2019-03-19 18:48:28 | Contributor(s): Debra Linton, Anna Monfils, Libby Ellwood, Molly Phillips | doi:10.25334/Q47T7F

    In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.

  11. Liberating Data for Biodiversity Research

    Liberating Data for Biodiversity Research

    2019-03-19 18:29:34 | Contributor(s): Libby Ellwood, Austin Mast | doi:10.25334/Q4HB26

    The objectives of this exercise are to familiarize you with the information content of biodiversity specimens and their labels, the breadth of that information across geographic space and/or time.

  12. Connecting Students to Citizen Science and Curated Collections

    Connecting Students to Citizen Science and Curated Collections

    2019-03-18 16:05:35 | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Erica Krimmel, Debra Linton, Travis Marsico, Ashley Morris, Brad Ruhfel | doi:10.25334/Q4DN0M

    This educational module utilizes the traditional plant collection experience to engage students with biodiversity data protocols and resources available in our information-rich digital age.

  13. Exploring Data with BISON

    Exploring Data with BISON

    2019-03-15 02:09:12 | Contributor(s): Erica Krimmel | doi:10.25334/Q4JB14

    A module to explore aggregated observation and collection information, through BISON, or Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (https://bison.usgs.gov), a tool for visualizing GBIF data.

  14. An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections

    An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections

    2019-03-15 00:31:23 | Contributor(s): Debra Linton, Anna Monfils, Molly Phillips, Libby Ellwood, Joseph Cook | doi:10.25334/Q4ST7D

    Module on coevolution in which students utilize natural history collections. Initial module by AIM-UP was modified by BLUE

  15. HITS: A network to promote high-throughput (HT) approaches through inquiry-based case studies

    HITS: A network to promote high-throughput (HT) approaches through inquiry-based case studies

    2019-03-14 12:24:58 | Contributor(s): Carlos Christopher Goller, Stefanie Chen, Sabrina Robertson | doi:10.25334/Q4FD8J

    Poster on the HITS project presented at the 2018 Annual Fall Conference for the National Center for Case Study Teaching In Science.

  16. State Apportionment Lesson Plans and Task

    State Apportionment Lesson Plans and Task

    2019-03-13 21:45:14 | Contributor(s): Jenifer Hummer | doi:10.25334/Q4KB2T

    Three secondary teachers and a mathematics education researcher planned two lessons and revised them through lesson study. The teachers adapted the State Apportionment Task from the Mathematical Modeling Handbook (Sanfratello, 2012).

  17. NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

    NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

    2019-03-13 18:39:15 | Contributor(s): Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/Q47M8R

    Collection of bioinformatics hosted at NIBLSE

  18. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

    Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

    2019-03-12 23:23:11 | Contributor(s): Anna M. McKee, Gary T. Green, John C. Maerz | doi:10.25334/Q4Q153

    TIEE Module- This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level course for natural resources majors. Classes of 20 – 30 students work best for the activity.

  19. Investigating the Ecology of West Nile Virus in the United States

    Investigating the Ecology of West Nile Virus in the United States

    2019-03-12 23:16:08 | Contributor(s): Barbara J. Abraham, Josephine Rodriguez | doi:10.25334/Q4TT83

    TIEE Module- How do biotic and abiotic environmental factors explain the historic, present, and future prevalence and range of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the US?

  20. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    2019-03-12 23:08:58 | Contributor(s): Amelia Nuding, Stephanie Hampton | doi:10.25334/Q4ZJ0J

    TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?