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  1. Quantitative biology: how educators that "buy-in" demonstrate greater productivity in teaching scholarship

    Quantitative biology: how educators that "buy-in" demonstrate greater productivity in teaching scholarship

    2017-12-21 17:57:15 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Leah Balsan, Connor McLaughlin | doi:10.25334/Q4TD4F

    Poster presented at the University of Pittsburgh undergraduate research symposium on the impact of buy-in on productivity in faculty mentoring networks.

  2. The Impact of Diversity on Group Productivity Within Online Faculty Mentoring Networks (FMNs) of Educators

    The Impact of Diversity on Group Productivity Within Online Faculty Mentoring Networks (FMNs) of Educators

    2017-12-21 17:44:57 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Loretta Liu, Katie Grobengieser | doi:10.25334/Q42X08

    Poster presented at the University of Pittsburgh undergraduate research symposium on the impact of diversity on productivity in faculty mentoring networks.

  3. Faculty Mentoring Networks: A model for professional development in undergraduate quantitative biology education

    Faculty Mentoring Networks: A model for professional development in undergraduate quantitative biology education

    2017-12-20 19:41:07 | Contributor(s): Melissa Aikens, Sam S Donovan, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Alison N Hale, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Kristin Jenkins, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/Q4MX07

    Presentation given at ESA 2016 on Faculty Mentoring Networks.

  4. Bringing Real Ecological Data into the Classroom: DryadLab on QUBESHub

    Bringing Real Ecological Data into the Classroom: DryadLab on QUBESHub

    2017-12-20 19:25:22 | Contributor(s): Gabriela Hamerlinck, Kristin Jenkins | doi:10.25334/Q4W975

    Bringing Real Ecological Data into the Classroom: DryadLab on QUBESHub was presented at the annual meeting of the Association of College & University Biology Educators in 2016.

  5. Reimagining professional development: Faculty mentoring networks as a model for connecting projects and teachers

    Reimagining professional development: Faculty mentoring networks as a model for connecting projects and teachers

    2017-12-20 16:22:04 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/Q44T17

    iDigBio webinar providing background on the QUBES project, examples of how faculty mentoring networks have made it possible for diverse educational programs to reach new audiences, and a framework for designing your own broader impact strategies.

  6. Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Teaching Scholarship in Quantitative Biology Education

    Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Teaching Scholarship in Quantitative Biology Education

    2017-12-20 16:06:24 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Jeremy M Wojdak, Kristin Jenkins | doi:10.25334/Q4D96F

    Presentation given at NABT 2016 on Faculty Mentoring Networks and teaching scholarship in quantitative biology education.

  7. Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Faculty Teaching Scholarship

    Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Faculty Teaching Scholarship

    2017-12-19 21:15:43 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Kristin Jenkins, Alison N Hale, Gabriela Hamerlinck | doi:10.25334/Q4NT0H

    Presentation given as part of NABT Symposium discussing faculty mentoring networks and faculty teaching scholarship.

  8. QUBES – A virtual synthesis center catalyzing change in undergraduate quantitative biology education

    QUBES – A virtual synthesis center catalyzing change in undergraduate quantitative biology education

    2017-12-19 20:50:42 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/Q4X95Q

    Presentation about QUBES given at HHMI Constellation Meeting: Advancing science students mastery of quantitative skills.

  9. Modification to What do Trees Know about the Rain

    Modification to What do Trees Know about the Rain

    2017-12-18 00:32:22 | Contributor(s): Kristen Kaczynski | doi:10.25334/Q4F96R

    Use of the tree ring data vs. precipitation to discuss how trees respond to drought

  10. Eiffel Tower Photo and Website

    Eiffel Tower Photo and Website

    2017-12-13 20:38:55 | Contributor(s): Elia Crisucci | doi:10.25334/Q4G962

    These are photos from my trip to Paris and a link to the official Eiffel Tower website. This is a test publication.

  11. One species, two species, red species, lead species? Phylogenetics and species concepts with Plethodon salamanders

    One species, two species, red species, lead species? Phylogenetics and species concepts with Plethodon salamanders

    2017-12-04 13:51:19 | Contributor(s): M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid | doi:10.25334/Q4N66K

    This lab introduces students to species concepts and basic computer-based tree-building methods using published nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data for Plethodon salamanders.

  12. How Many Salamanders are in the forest? Testing capture-recapture

    How Many Salamanders are in the forest? Testing capture-recapture

    2017-12-01 13:37:59 | Contributor(s): Louise Mead, Kristine Grayson, Alexa Warwick, David Miller, Chris Sutherland, Evan Grant | doi:10.25334/Q4637W

    Collecting data on how populations respond to environmental change requires accurate estimates of population sizes. This activity explores one method for estimating population sizes across three different localities.

  13. Developing Open Source Plugins for the Educational Gateway QUBEShub: Expanding Community Reach and Building a Robust Open Education Resource Ecosystem

    Developing Open Source Plugins for the Educational Gateway QUBEShub: Expanding Community Reach and Building a Robust Open Education Resource Ecosystem

    2017-11-20 17:15:36 | Contributor(s): Jacob Harless, Drew LaMar | doi:10.25334/Q4837H

    We present work on development of (1) a component to record, track and display the multitude of partners and professional organizations involved in the QUBES mission, and (2) a component to bring open-education resource development to HubZero...

  14. RNAseq data analysis using Galaxy

    RNAseq data analysis using Galaxy

    2017-11-13 18:46:18 | Contributor(s): Matthew Escobar, Sam S Donovan, Irina Makarevitch, Bill Morgan, Sabrina Robertson | doi:10.25334/Q42H38

    This is a bioinformatics exercise intended for use in a computer lab setting with life science majors.

  15. DNA Subway Learning Resources

    DNA Subway Learning Resources

    2017-10-18 16:08:06 | Contributor(s): Jason Williams | doi:10.25334/Q45D5X

    DNA Subway is a NIBLSE Recommended resource. This is a collection of learning resources associated with DNA Subway.

  16. Bioinformatics: CpG Islands

    Bioinformatics: CpG Islands

    2017-10-17 16:52:26 | Contributor(s): Edward Himelblau | doi:10.25334/Q4QD5W

    This is an introductory bioinformatics exercise intended for use in a genetics course.

  17. Do urban yards serve as a refuge for native land snail species?

    Do urban yards serve as a refuge for native land snail species?

    2017-08-25 17:45:07 | Contributor(s): Kathryn E. Perez | doi:10.25334/Q48D5V

    This module contains a series of take-home activities to prepare students to analyze their own dataset collected in lab.

  18. Designing undergraduate biology curricula to teach skills and knowledge for data-intensive environmental research

    Designing undergraduate biology curricula to teach skills and knowledge for data-intensive environmental research

    2017-08-25 16:48:36 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Anna Monfils, Alison N Hale, Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/Q4HW9C

    Poster presented at Ecological Society of America Annual Conference 2017.

  19. Professional development in quantitative biology and its relationship to promoting scholarly teaching

    Professional development in quantitative biology and its relationship to promoting scholarly teaching

    2017-08-24 20:50:11 | Contributor(s): Gabriela Hamerlinck, Kevin Kidder, Sondra Marie LoRe, Alison N Hale, Pam Bishop, Kristin Jenkins, Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/Q4T95S

    Poster presented at Ecological Society of America Annual Conference 2017.

  20. Using authentic scientific data to improve quantitative reasoning in ecology and evolutionary biology

    Using authentic scientific data to improve quantitative reasoning in ecology and evolutionary biology

    2017-08-15 14:41:35 | Contributor(s): Louise Mead, Elizabeth H Schultheis, Melissa Kjelvik, Alexa Warwick, Molly Stuhlsatz | doi:10.25334/Q4066P

    Presentation made by Louise Mead et al. as part of the "Bringing Research Data to the Ecology Classroom: Opportunities, Barriers, and Next Steps” Session at the Ecological Society of America annual meeting, August 8th, 2017, Portland Oregon