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  1. Radiant

    16 Sep 2015 | Software (On-site)

    Business analytics using R and Shiny.

  2. Citations

    27 Jul 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Louise Mead, James Smith, Wendy Johnson, Michael Wiser, Robert Pennock, Amy Lark

  3. Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017

    27 Jul 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Louise Mead, Wendy Johnson, Cory Kohn, Amy Lark, Louise Mead, Jim Smith, Michael James Wiser, Robert T Pennock

    The Summer 2017 version of the Avida-ED Lab Manual includes the addition of an exercise that covers genetic drift (Exercise 4: Exploring Population Change Without Selection)

  4. Project IMMERSION

    27 Jul 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Laurel Newman

  5. IMMERSION Video

    27 Jul 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Alondra Torres-Navarro

  6. Serenity

    25 Jun 2017 | Software (On-site) | Contributor(s): Drew LaMar

    A platform-independent browser-based interface to data science tools for the classroom.

  7. Web Popgen

    11 Jun 2017 | Software (Off-site) | Contributor(s): Bob Sheehy

    A Hardy-Weinberg based population genetics simulator. This program assumes a single gene and two alleles. Simulation of allele frequency changes similar to Felsenstein's Simul8 or PopG. Simulates changes in allele frequency based on violations of assumptions of Hardy-Weinberg.  A user...

  8. Jupyter Notebook

    05 May 2017 | Software (On-site) | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt

    Starts the Jupyter notebook server in your "notebooks" directory in your home directory.

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan

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

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Kristin Jenkins, Alison N Hale, Gabriela Hamerlinck

    NGSS, AP Biology, and Vision & Change all highlight the importance of quantitative skills to understanding biology. The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES, qubeshub.org) project addresses the many of the challenges associated with improving students’...

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Jeremy M Wojdak, Kristin Jenkins

    Faculty Mentoring Networks (FMNs) are designed to support the development of teaching scholarship by promoting teacher identity, self-efficacy, and knowledge/experience via four core design principles. We draw these principles from our experience developing and running 13 FMNs with over 200...

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

    13 Mar 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan

    The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project is working to design, implement, and assess online collaborative communities that promote teaching scholarship. In doing this we have learned a variety of strategies for connecting existing and emerging projecst with...

  13. Pokemon Go and Ecology

    17 Feb 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Elizabeth C Davis-Berg, Joshua Drew, Stephanie Sardelis

    These are resources associated with using Pokemon Go to teach concepts in Ecology.  They can be used from Introductory non-majors classes up through graduate classes.

  14. Mathematical models and theorems

    01 Feb 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Winfried Just

    In this module we introduce and compare various types of deterministic and stochastic mathematical models of disease transmission. We then illustrate how one can derive predictions of these models in the form of mathematical theorems.Level: Advanced undergraduate and graduate students of...

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

    09 Dec 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Gabriela Hamerlinck, Kristin Jenkins

    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. 

  16. The Evolution (and Coevolution) of Flowering Plants

    02 Dec 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton, Libby Ellwood, Molly Phillips

    In this laboratory exercise, students will explore the diversity of flower and fruit adaptations that have evolved to accomplish pollination and seed dispersal and investigate the coevolution of angiosperms and their pollinators. In addition, students will be introduced to another...

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

    02 Dec 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Libby Beckman, Yadeeh Sawyer, Kayce Bell, Joseph Cook

    This module guides students through tests of two fundamental rules of island biogeography using specimens collected from the Alexander Archipelago in Southeastern Alaska. The module was designed for use in the Ecology and Evolution (BIOL 203) course at the University of New Mexico.

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

    17 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Melissa Aikens, Sam S Donovan, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Alison N Hale, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Kristin Jenkins, Jeremy M Wojdak

    There is a significant need to design and test alternative models for faculty development around undergraduate science teaching. Existing models for helping faculty adopt evidence-based teaching strategies have generally been shown to be ineffective at promoting change in classroom practices....

  19. Integrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education: Creating the Resources and Growing the Community

    14 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Libby Ellwood, Debra Linton, Molly Phillips, Joseph A. Cook, Joseph Kerski, Karen Powers, Tracy Barbaro, Sam S Donovan, L. Alan Prather, Rob Guralnick

    Natural history collection specimens and associated data provide unique physical and virtual opportunities to engage students in the practice of science in authentic, place-based lessons. We will present information on how collections, and the data associated with collections, can facilitate...

  20. Confronting the challenges of bringing research data into undergraduate classrooms using online faculty mentoring networks

    07 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Alison N Hale, Tom Langen, Teresa Mourad, Kristin Jenkins, Sam S Donovan

    Using ecological research data in undergraduate courses has many potential benefits for student learning.  Students gain knowledge of ecological concepts, increased understanding of the scientific process, and meaningful opportunities to develop and practice quantitative skills (Langen et...