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  1. ModelSim Population Biology Unit

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/902This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology....

  2. Exploring Disease Transmission on Networks with NetLogo

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

  3. Pre-Health Students' Attitudes towards the Relative Importance of Biology and Statistics for their Preparation for Professional School

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/235During a recent review of the MCAT exam, the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) surveyed medical school faculty to determine the relative importance of basic science and...

  4. 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...

  5. The Effect of Instructor Communication on Student Perceptions of Mathematics in Biology

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/237Student perceptions of the importance of mathematics in biology are context dependent. While students often view math as unnecessary to understanding biology, certain conditions can promote...

  6. AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/335This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS...

  7. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball...

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

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  9. Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks

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

    This poster was presented at the University of Portland's Summer Research Symposium on November 9, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The poster is aimed at readers with little or no background in modeling infectious diseases. The contents provide a brief overview of modeling infectious diseases on...

  10. MathBench Biology Modules

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Modules designed to help students understand the math behind the material learned in introductory ecology courses. 

  11. Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868Biodiversity has been shown to be a good measure of the health of the planet system (McGrady-Steed et al. 1997). The more species and genetic diversity, the more stable the...

  12. Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data, A Bayesian Approach

    25 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): sammie, hjk, jkal

    From the project website " Workshop Statistics:  Discovery with Data, A Bayesian Approach, Key College Press; ISBN: 1930190123 (coauthored with Allan J. Rossman of Dickinson College) is a collection of classroom and homework activities designed to introduce the student to...

  13. Introductory Science and Mathematics Education for 21st-Century Biologists

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): sammie, hjk, jkal

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/830Article abstract:  "Galileo wrote that “the book of nature is written in the language of mathematics”; his quantitative approach to understanding the...

  14. 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

  15. SUMS4Bio - Video tutorials in math and stats for biology students

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/747This website features an array of short video tutorials on ideas covered in Radford University's Math4Bio and Stats4Bio courses. Some videos cover concepts, while...

  16. OpenIntro

    24 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): sammie, hjk, jkal

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...

  17. OpenIntro

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...

  18. Project MOSAIC

    23 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): sammie, hjk, jkal

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/825From the project website: Project MOSAIC is a community of educators working to develop a new way to introduce mathematics, statistics, computation and modeling...

  19. statsTeachR

    23 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): sammie, hjk, jkal

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/781From the project website:What is statsTeachR?statsTeachR is an open-access, online repository of modular lesson plans, a.k.a. "modules", for teaching...

  20. CATALST - Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics

    22 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): sammie, hjk, jkal

    From the project website: "This project uses the acronym CATALST (Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics) to represent the goal of accelerating change in the teaching and learning of statistics. The changes we are working towards are in both content and pedagogy. Our focus is the...