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  1. BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists

    25 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Committee on Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

    Biological sciences have been revolutionized, not only in the way research is conducted -- with the introduction of techniques such as recombinant DNA and digital technology -- but also in how research findings are communicated among professionals and to the public. Yet, the undergraduate...

  2. Biomathematics education from the viewpoint of graduate biology

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Alexis White

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/253Biology and mathematics in early education are often presented as two distinct entities. The strength of both disciplines becomes highlighted when combined to create the cryptic study of...

  3. Biometeorology of Asthma in South Florida: From Statistical Analysis to Mathematical Modeling

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Quesada

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/251Biometeorology has emerged as an interdisciplinary field dedicated to the study of the mutual influence between living things and the surrounding environment. Within this field, the study of...

  4. BioNumbers—the database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology

    03 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Uri Moran, Griffin Weber, Michael Springer

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/821BioNumbers (http://www.bionumbers.hms.harvard.edu) is a database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology—the quantitative properties of biological systems of...

  5. BIOQuest Summer Workshop 2016 – Bissell talk notes

    23 Jun 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Ahrash Bissell

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/325Session title:Distributed creation, community guidance, and OER development: current models and emerging practicesSession description:Open educational resources (OER) encompass teaching,...

  6. Brainstorming ideas

    24 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Lisa Limeri, Sam S Donovan, Tim Mackie, Lauren Bakale, Amanda Riley, Gabriel da Silva Pescador

    A list of ideas we brainstormed in class on 22-Jan-2015 for our group project with Unity.

  7. Breeding synchrony in colonial birds: from local stress to global harmony

    02 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Roger Jovani, Volker Grimm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/871This is a supplemental resource for Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction by Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is a reprint from...

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

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/207Bringing 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. 

  9. Building Successful Online Communities: Evidence-Based Social Design

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Robert E. Kraut, Paul Resnick

    "What does social science tell us about how to make thriving online communities? Quite a lot, it turns out - but only if we listen very closely and, at times, employ a translator." - Kraut and Resnick 2012

  10. Calculus, Zombies, Community, and QUBES

    25 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/225At the interface of mathematics and biology emerges not only new research, but also a resurging call for education to meet the demands of this research.  Reports suggest foundational...

  11. Cell Biology by the Numbers

    21 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Ron Milo, Rob Phillips

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/819Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells.Sample figures:[[Slider(105-f3-ViralMeasuringTape-13.png,...

  12. Characterizing the Quantitative Biology Curricula from Institutions Across the United States

    29 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Wendy Jo Levenson, Monika Norea Herbst, Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/236Due to the increasingly quantitative nature of the biological sciences, many schools now offer majors in mathematical biology. As this is a new major, there is no standard for how the program...

  13. Chi-Square Test video

    12 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Bozeman Science, Paul Andersen

    This 12-minute video describes what a chi-square analysis is and illustrates 3 examples of how to perform one, increasing in complexity. The video starts with the classic example of a coin toss, then rolling die, and finally, with  realistic ecological...

  14. 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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/327Using ecological research data in undergraduate courses has many potential benefits for student learning.  Students gain knowledge of ecological concepts, increased understanding of the...

  15. Cookbook for R

    10 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Winston Chang

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/780The goal of the cookbook is to provide solutions to common tasks and problems in analyzing data.

  16. Counting the Forest and the Trees: Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) is a tool for Vision and Change

    27 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): DorothyBelle Poli

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/228/Vision and Change stressed the importance of quantitative skills for the future of science in the United States. In response to this plea, biologists and mathematicians came together to...

  17. Data Analysis for the Life Sciences

    25 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Rafael A Irizarry, Michael I Love

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/841An online stats book written completely in R!From the authors:"Data analysis is now part of practically every research project in the life sciences. In this...

  18. Data Nuggets - Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills

    22 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): MK Kjelvik, EH Schultheis

    Data Nuggets are narratives about real research, featuring the principal scientist, that include data students can analyze.   Right now they are aimed at K-12 students, but many topics covered are taught in college courses, and there is no limit to what mathematical or statistical concepts...

  19. 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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/199NGSS, AP Biology, and Vision & Change all highlight the importance of quantitative skills to understanding biology. The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES,...

  20. Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Tom Langen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/269An ecology laboratory focusing upon the concept of species richness and its study.From the module:  Students learn how to test hypotheses related to the local, regional, and continental...