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  1. 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...

  2. Citations

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

    We present an inquiry-based curriculum based on the digital evolution platform Avida-ED (http://avida-ed.msu.edu). We designed an instructional sequence and lab book consisting of an introduction to Avida-ED and a set of three lessons focused on specific evolutionary concepts. These served to...

  3. Citations

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

    We present an inquiry-based curriculum based on the digital evolution platform Avida-ED (http://avida-ed.msu.edu). We designed an instructional sequence and lab book consisting of an introduction to Avida-ED and a set of three lessons focused on specific evolutionary concepts. These served to...

  4. Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air and Ice

    24 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Cindy Shellito, Becca Walker, Cynthia Fadem

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/289In this module students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.

  5. Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air and Ice

    24 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Cindy Shellito, Becca Walker, Cynthia Fadem

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/289In this module students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.

  6. Clustering coefficients

    02 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Winfried Just, Hannah Lea Callender, Drew LaMar

    In this module we introduce several definitions of so-called clustering coefficients. A motivating example shows how these characteristics of the contact network may influence the spread of an infectious disease. In later sections we explore, both with the help of IONTW and theoretically,...

  7. Clustering coefficients

    02 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Winfried Just, Hannah Lea Callender, Drew LaMar

    In this module we introduce several definitions of so-called clustering coefficients. A motivating example shows how these characteristics of the contact network may influence the spread of an infectious disease. In later sections we explore, both with the help of IONTW and theoretically,...

  8. Confidence Intervals Tutorial

    19 Nov 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Claudia Neuhauser, David Phillip Schladt

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/754This Excel mini-tutorial introduces the calculation and application of confidence intervals.

  9. Confidence Intervals Tutorial

    19 Nov 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Claudia Neuhauser, David Phillip Schladt

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/754This Excel mini-tutorial introduces the calculation and application of confidence intervals.

  10. 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...

  11. Connecting Concepts: Interactive Lessons in Biology, Ecology, Population Dynamics

    16 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Robert Jeanne, Jan Cheetham, Lee Clippard, Alan Wolf, Les Howles, Edna Francisco, Michelle Glenetski, Bahman Zakeri, Cidney Frietag, Steven Clark, Sainath Suryanarayanan, Ben Schulte, Olaf Olson

    "The capacity for growth is a measure of the success of a population of a species. Because there are so many interactions between individuals and the environment, measuring how well populations grow is often complex. Population biologists frequently use mathematical growth models to help...

  12. Connecting Concepts: Interactive Lessons in Biology, Ecology, Population Dynamics

    16 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Robert Jeanne, Jan Cheetham, Lee Clippard, Alan Wolf, Les Howles, Edna Francisco, Michelle Glenetski, Bahman Zakeri, Cidney Frietag, Steven Clark, Sainath Suryanarayanan, Ben Schulte, Olaf Olson

    "The capacity for growth is a measure of the success of a population of a species. Because there are so many interactions between individuals and the environment, measuring how well populations grow is often complex. Population biologists frequently use mathematical growth models to help...

  13. 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.

  14. 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...

  15. Course materials for computational genomics using R

    19 Nov 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Hong Qin

    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 

  16. Course materials for computational genomics using R

    19 Nov 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Hong Qin

    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 

  17. Dairy Farm Mathematics

    09 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Richard Francisco, Katie Gilbert

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/783From the website:We based our instructional unit on the premise that many people have, that one does not need mathematics if the they do not plan on attending...

  18. Dairy Farm Mathematics

    09 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Richard Francisco, Katie Gilbert

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/783From the website:We based our instructional unit on the premise that many people have, that one does not need mathematics if the they do not plan on attending...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...