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  1. A BioGraphy of Life: How Graph Theory Makes Mathematics Recognizable, Relevant, and Research-Rich in Biology Education

    11 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/241Biologists use graphs extensively in ecology, evolution, genetics, developmental biology, and biochemistry: phylogenetic trees, food webs, pedigrees, genetic networks, metabolic pathways,...

  2. A collaborative approach to quantitative biology course reform: It's better than doing it all by yourself

    19 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/233This is the abstract of an oral presentation given at the Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA in 2015. "Faculty often experience two distinct problems as...

  3. A Framework for Modeling to Encourage Interdisciplinary Conversations

    11 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/209Here we present a framework for thinking about what models and modeling are, particularly to other disciplines. We encourage that differing disciplinary approaches are seen as part of a...

  4. A Framework for Teaching Modeling to Biologists

    10 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/210What are the modeling skills and metacognitive strategies of importance for the life sciences? In this talk, we describe a teaching and learning framework around modeling...

  5. A New Hub for QUBES based on the HUBzero Platform

    26 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/248The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) Consortium has a mission to connect educators across biology and mathematics with each other and with the latest...

  6. An Introduction to ESTEEM

    04 Nov 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This presentation introduces the philosophy, structure, and scope of the ESTEEM project, including terms for use. Three pedagogical approaches to integrating math and biology in the classroom, differing in how closely students interact with the underlying mathematical model, are illustrated with...

  7. Bald Eagle Module Introductory Powerpoint and Lab Report Rubric

    20 May 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/836This is the powerpoint I used to introduce the bald eagle activity. It is fairly barebones as most of my powerpoints are. I also felt it necessary to modify the lab report...

  8. BIOQuest Summer Workshop 2016 – Bissell talk notes

    23 Jun 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    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,...

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

    09 Dec 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    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. 

  10. Calculus, Zombies, Community, and QUBES

    25 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    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. Ch 11 Genetics and Statistics (Chi Square)

    19 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    A PowerPoint slideshow which informs the viewer of  the purposes of chi square.  The PowerPoint includes  definitions of relevant terms,  step-by-step procedures for calculating chi square, and questions for individual thoughts.  The slides support one example...

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

    29 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    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): David Donoho

    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. Course materials for computational genomics using R

    19 Nov 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/907The R code and data are deposited at Github: https://github.com/hongqin/RCompBio 

  15. DataONE Module 01: Why Data Management?

    03 Jan 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/911Trends in data collection, storage and loss, the importance and benefits of data management, and an introduction to the data life cycle.Slides (PPTX)One page...

  16. DataONE Module 02: Data Sharing

    02 Jan 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/909Data sharing in the context of the data life cycle, the value of sharing data, concerns about sharing data, and methods and best practices for sharing data.Slides...

  17. DataONE Module 03: Data Management Planning

    03 Jan 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/910Benefits of a data management plan (DMP), DMP components, tools for creating a DMP, NSF DMP information, and a sample DMP.Slides (PPTX)One page handout...

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    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,...

  19. Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

    06 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/890https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU5XkhUGzBs

  20. Exploring Disease Transmission on Networks with NetLogo

    10 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho