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  1. Manual for Using BIRDD

    19 Nov 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Frank Price

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/214This document contains all of the database notes and How-To files from within BIRDD. These can be printed to provide a "manual" for students to refer to. Instructors can distribute...

  2. MathBench Biology Modules

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson, Gili Marbach-Ad, Michael Keller, William F. Fagan, Patricia A. Shields

    Modules designed to help students understand the math behind the material learned in introductory ecology courses. 

  3. Mathematics for Biologists Problem Workbook

    27 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Juergen Gerlach

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/748This is a workbook of solved problems created by Dr. Juergen Gerlach at Radford University, for  students in Math 119 - Mathematics for Biologists.   He is...

  4. Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868Biodiversity has been shown to be a good measure of the health of the planet system (McGrady-Steed et al. 1997). The more species and genetic diversity, the more stable the...

  5. Mentoring Undergraduate Research Projects in Mathematical Biology

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Timothy Comar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/255For several years, we have been mentoring undergraduate research projects in the areas of the dynamics of impulsive differential equation models for pest management and epidemiology and the...

  6. Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Todd Graham, Claire Seibold, Rebecca Driessen, Hannah Lea Callender

    This poster was presented at the University of Portland's Summer Research Symposium on November 9, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The poster is aimed at readers with little or no background in modeling infectious diseases. The contents provide a brief overview of modeling infectious diseases on...

  7. Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models

    26 Feb 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): William Wimsatt, Jeff Schank

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/346Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module.

  8. Modelling and simulation: helping students acquire this skill using a Stock and Flow approach with MathBench

    20 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Istvan Karsai, Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson

    Computational and modelling skills are vital to most fields of biological research, yet traditional biology majors have no or little opportunity to develop these skills during their undergraduate education. We describe an approach, which can address this issue by a synergy of...

  9. Modernizing Statistics Education via Biology Applications

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Olcay Akman

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/254In most traditional statistics courses, instructors use data from different fields in an effort to give the courses an interdisciplinary flavor. They generally fail because these attempts...

  10. Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/851An online journal focusing upon generally-applicable studies of cell biology. From the journal:  MBoC publishes research articles and essays that report...

  11. Monkey Opsins

    20 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/356Humans have trichromatic vision. Our eyes detect colors in the visible range of the spectrum using three different cone cell types, each maximally stimulated by a different wavelength of...

  12. Natural History Collections as Emerging Resources for Innovative Education

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/854Article abstract:"There is an emerging consensus that undergraduate biology education in the United States is at a crucial juncture, especially...

  13. Open science, open data, open source projects for undergraduate research experiences

    17 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Kam Dahlquist

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/314Description:In this workshop, I will demonstrate a suite of open source tools that students use in my courses to conduct original research in my courses.  In a team-taught, cross-listed...

  14. Outstanding Oaks: Quercus phenology at NEON sites

    09 Oct 2018 | Software (On-site) | Contributor(s): Jackie Matthes

    This app visualizes data from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) observations of oak phenology at three different sites.

  15. Panel Discussion for using QUBES in your classroom

    27 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here https://qubeshub.org/publications/215QUBES will provide a panel of personnel who will be able to answer your questions and elaborate in a more complete way about the QUBES Hub functions, uses, and tools.  This session will...

  16. Panel: Implementing and distributing learning resources in quantitative biology education

    26 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/229/QUBES Hub will offer a rich store of resources for incorporating quantitative skills into the undergraduate curriculum and tools for facilitating collaboration in the development and sharing...

  17. Pre-Health Students' Attitudes towards the Relative Importance of Biology and Statistics for their Preparation for Professional School

    07 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Atteh Akoto, Michelle Garber-Talamo, Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/235During a recent review of the MCAT exam, the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) surveyed medical school faculty to determine the relative importance of basic science and...

  18. Q4B: Questions For Biology

    08 Dec 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Gulnur Birol, Greg Bole, Sunita Chowrira, Bridgette Clarkston, Thomas Deane, Malin Hansen, Erica Jeffery, Pam Kalas, Kathy Nomme, Rosemary Oh-McGinnis, Angie O’Neill, Carol Pollock, Joan Sharp, Karen Smith, Michelle Tseng

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/908The Questions For Biology (Q4B) team aims to create validated concept inventories for use in diagnosing student misconceptions, informing teaching practices and tracking...

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

    25 May 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Leah Balsan, Connor McLaughlin

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/213How does one teach effectively? Teachers and school administrators have been asking this question for generations. However, in the biological sciences, this question has been complicated by...

  20. Quantitative Evolutionary Biology on the QUBESHub

    27 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Kristin Jenkins

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/227Welcome to QUBESHub - a virtual meeting space, resource center and collaborative environment for you to enhance quantitative biology in your undergraduate courses.  This space is highly...