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  1. Outstanding Oaks: Quercus phenology at NEON sites

    09 Oct 2018 | Software (On-site) | Contributor(s): Jackie Matthes

    This app visualizes data from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) observations of oak phenology at three different sites.

  2. Investigating Trade-offs among Mammal Traits

    07 Jun 2018 | Software (On-site) | Contributor(s): Jackie Matthes

    This app draws on a large species-level dataset with metabolic, life history, and ecological traits of most living and recently extinct mammal species. Users can select and plot traits, fit linear models to the data, and query displayed datapoints.

  3. Modeling the Mechanisms of Evolution

    25 May 2018 | Software (On-site) | Contributor(s): Jackie Matthes

    Simulate population-level mechanisms of evolution: genetic drift, gene flow, and natural selection.

  4. Avida-ED

    06 Oct 2017 | Software (Off-site) | Contributor(s): Robert T Pennock, Diane Blackwood

         This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/874Avida-ED is an award-winning educational application developed at Michigan State University...

  5. 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...

  6. Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017

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

    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) 

  7. Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017

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

    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) 

  8. Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017

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

    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) 

  9. Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017

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

    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) 

  10. IMMERSION Video

    27 Jul 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Alondra Torres-Navarro

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan

    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. 

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Kristin Jenkins, Alison N Hale, Gabriela Hamerlinck

    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,...

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

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Jeremy M Wojdak, Kristin Jenkins

    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...

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

    13 Mar 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan

    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....

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

    09 Dec 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Gabriela Hamerlinck, Kristin Jenkins

    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. 

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

    17 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Melissa Aikens, Sam S Donovan, Kristin Jenkins, Jeremy M Wojdak

    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...

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

    11 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Talitha Washington

    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...

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

    11 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): John R Jungck

    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,...

  19. A Framework for Modeling to Encourage Interdisciplinary Conversations

    11 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton

    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...

  20. A Framework for Teaching Modeling to Biologists

    10 Oct 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Drew LaMar

    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...