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

    26 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  2. Two themes, one talk: Distributing quantitative faculty expertise to classrooms that need it in real-time & measuring professional contributions to undergraduate education

    25 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/230Have you ever wanted to add a quantitative project to your course, but lacked the expertise with some aspect of the software, computation, modeling, or statistics?  Have you ever wished...

  3. QUBES: A vision of community collaboration in teaching and learning in quantitative biology

    25 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/231/QUBES, which stands for Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis, is an NSF Research Coordination Network in Undergraduate Biology Education (RCN-UBE) and was recently...

  4. QUBES: Building a community to promote undergraduate quantitative biology education

    22 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/232This was a poster session at the 2015 Ecological Society of America meeting in Baltimore, MD.Ecology has developed into a field with a strong emphasis on quantitative research. As a result,...

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

    19 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  6. Using gross parasites to sneak even grosser equations into the introductory biology classroom

    19 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/234This was an oral presentation at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists in Omaha, NE. "College faculty that teach introductory courses often struggle to...

  7. An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R

    10 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/847From the book website:This book provides an introduction to statistical learning methods. It is aimed for upper level undergraduate students,...

  8. Dairy Farm Mathematics

    09 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  9. Survivorship in the Natural World

    09 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/273Data used in this activity are derived from: Bronikowski A.M., Altmann J., Brockman D.K., Cords, M., Fedigan, L.M., Pusey, A., Stoinski, T., Morris, W.F., Strier, K.B., Alberts, S.C. (2011)...

  10. A Walk Through the Woods

    09 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/274/Wood density data used in this activity are derived from: Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from:...

  11. Using Online Materials/Videos to Enrich Linear Algebra for Scientists

    08 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/785Linear algebra is an important course for biology majors but it is usually designed for math majors (emphasizing proofs) or engineers (focusing more on matrix algebra and...

  12. Staying Alive: Extinction Risk: Introduction to Extinction and Extinction Bias

    08 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/275Data used in this activity are derived from: Price, S.A., and Gittleman J.L. 2007. Hunting to extinction: biology and regional economy influence extinction risk and the impact of hunting in...

  13. Disease Spread Simulation with M&M's and Information on the wider SIMIODE community

    03 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/358This is a Student Version of a Modeling Scenario from the community, SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations at...

  14. Discrete Math Modeling with Biological Applications (Course Materials)

    29 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has updated versions:Version 1.0 (2018) https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/1Version 2.0 (2019) https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/2 -- This version no longer has the Agent-Based Modeling materialsThese are the...

  15. Effects of Laptop Use on Student Learning

    20 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/312Verbal and graphical/quantitative data from two studies of how laptop use affects student learning. I show and discuss these slides at the start of each semester to explain my no-laptop...

  16. Assessment of Science Inquiry

    19 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/313Different types of classroom assessment can give teachers different kinds of evaluation information. This chapter surveys the assessment methods available to teachers, and talks about the...

  17. The Tree of Life

    19 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

         Transforming the "parade of phyla" into an integrated curriculum emphasizing evolutionary concepts, tree-thinking, and quantitative reasoning skills Our goal is to create an integrated curriculum that emphasizes evolutionary concepts, tree-thinking,...

  18. AWS (Ammazon Web Services) & BATEC

    17 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    http://aws.amazon.com/grants/ http://batec.org/si2015/ http://batec.org/SI2015/location/ http://batec.org/travel-reimbursement-policy/

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

    17 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  20. Joel E. Greengiant Learns About Peas: From Nucleotides to Selection

    17 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/845This case study follows purveyors of peas, Joel E. and Jolene Greengiant, as they learn about the origin, biochemistry, genetics and eventual artificial selection of sweet...