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  1. Introduction to Genome Browser: What is a Gene?

    21 Feb 2018 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/850 Genes encode information that our cells use to carry out their functions. In particular,...

  2. Facial Bones

    29 Sep 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/873There are 14 beautiful facial bones six of them are paired and two of them are unpaired, for a grand total of 14 facial bones. The facial bones...

  3. Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017

    27 Jul 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): sammie, hjk, jkal

    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. IMMERSION Video

    27 Jul 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/198Presentation about QUBES given at HHMI Constellation Meeting: Advancing science students mastery of quantitative skills. 

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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,...

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/205/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...

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

    13 Mar 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/206The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project is working to design, implement, and assess online collaborative communities that promote teaching scholarship....

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

    09 Dec 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

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

    17 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/208There 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...

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

    14 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/328Natural 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...

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

    07 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  13. Incubators: A community based model for improving the usability of bioinformatics learning resources

    07 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/326There are a variety of barriers to faculty participation in scholarly approaches to teaching. Primary among these are the challenges undergraduate faculty face in finding and...

  14. Training In-Service Teachers to Think Deeply About Modeling in the Common Core Movement

    11 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/242Over the years, I have conducted in-service teacher training sessions and workshops organized by the Capstone Institute at Howard University. My role has been to enhance teacher content...

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

    11 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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,...

  16. A Framework for Modeling to Encourage Interdisciplinary Conversations

    11 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  17. A Framework for Teaching Modeling to Biologists

    10 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  18. BIOQuest Summer Workshop 2016 – Bissell talk notes

    23 Jun 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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,...

  19. The Impact of Diversity on Group Productivity Within Online Faculty Mentoring Networks (FMNs) of Educators

    25 May 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/212With the fast growing pace of online technology for teaching and obtaining information, increasingly, many educators are turning their browsers on to immerse both themselves and their...

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

    25 May 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...