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  1. Quantitative Reasoning: Peer Review 16(3), 2014

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/862In this issue of the journal Peer Review, the authors discuss the issues surrounding quantitative literacy. From the journal:...

  2. Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  3. 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. 

  4. Taking a Second Look: Investigating Biology with Visual Datasets

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/831An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students. Article abstract:  Have you considered the use of biological...

  5. AIM-UP! (Advancing Integration of Museums into Undergraduate Programs)

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    An NSF-funded Research Coordination Network, the goal of AIM-UP! is to bring museum archives and natural history collections to the forefront of biology education.  From the website:  "We are developing these themes through meetings, on-line discussions and workshops at scientific...

  6. 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...

  7. Revolutionizing the Use of Natural History Collections in Education

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Using natural history collections, both physical specimens and archive data, promises to connect classroom learning with the real world of science.    From the article:  "Natural history collections are an irreplaceable and extensive record of life, and form the basis of our...

  8. Mathematics for Biologists Problem Workbook

    27 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/748This is a workbook of solved problems created by Dr. Juergen Gerlach at Radford University, for  students in Math 119 - Mathematics for Biologists.   He is...

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

    25 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  10. Innovative Teaching Exchange: Asking Questions in Probability Class

    25 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/898This is an article in MAA's Innovative Teaching Exchange that describes strategies to get students past thoughtless number crunching, guessing, and intuition when it comes...

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

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  12. Natural History Collections as Emerging Resources for Innovative Education

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/854Article abstract:"There is an emerging consensus that undergraduate biology education in the United States is at a crucial juncture, especially...

  13. Building Successful Online Communities: Evidence-Based Social Design

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    "What does social science tell us about how to make thriving online communities? Quite a lot, it turns out - but only if we listen very closely and, at times, employ a translator." - Kraut and Resnick 2012

  14. Towards better modelling and decision support: Documenting model development, testing, and analysis using TRACE

    20 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version  here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/829Highlights• We introduce TRACE, a framework for documenting model testing and analysis.• TRACE is based on the recently proposed framework...

  15. Statistics for biologists

    12 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/897There is no disputing the importance of statistical analysis in biological research, but too often it is considered only after an experiment is completed, when it may be too...

  16. Tools: New tools for new science

    06 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/891A collection of computational, modeling and data analysis tools developed at Microsoft Research Labs.

  17. How the Scientific Method Works

    06 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/827It evolved over centuries to become the gold standard for conducting scientific inquiry. Yet many people - including some scientists – don’t fully understand...

  18. Quantitative Reasoning Learning Progression

    06 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/353The NSF Pathways Project focused on developing learning progressions for environmental sceince on the 6-12 grade levels. Pathways explored how students on middle to high school grade bands...

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

    27 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  20. Brainstorming ideas

    24 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    A list of ideas we brainstormed in class on 22-Jan-2015 for our group project with Unity.