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  1. IMMERSION Video

    27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Alondra Torres-Navarro

  2. Local Food Literature

    11 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Josh Nease

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

    14 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Anna Monfils, Libby Ellwood, Debra Linton, Molly Phillips, Joseph A. Cook, Joseph Kerski, Tracy Barbaro, Sam S Donovan, Karen Powers, L. Alan Prather, Rob Guralnick

    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...

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

    11 Oct 2016 | | 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...

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

    11 Oct 2016 | | 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,...

  6. A Framework for Modeling to Encourage Interdisciplinary Conversations

    11 Oct 2016 | | 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...

  7. A Framework for Teaching Modeling to Biologists

    10 Oct 2016 | | 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...

  8. BIOQuest Summer Workshop 2016 – Bissell talk notes

    23 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Ahrash Bissell

    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,...

  9. Panel Discussion for using QUBES in your classroom

    27 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here https://qubeshub.org/publications/215QUBES will provide a panel of personnel who will be able to answer your questions and elaborate in a more complete way about the QUBES Hub functions, uses, and tools.  This session will...

  10. Reaching Across Boundaries: Building Relationships, Sharing, & Learning Online

    27 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ruth Kermish-Allen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/245The tools of the digital age are beginning to change the way we interact, the way we learn, the way we act, and the way we define our identities...for better or worse.  How can this love...

  11. Understanding the Quantitative and Computational Skills of Incoming Biology Students

    27 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Charles Umbanhowar Jr, Jason M Belitsky, P. Brodfuehrer, Gregory Davis, T. Haque, L. Lee, C. McFadden, Paul Overvoorde, M. Preest, Liz Stanhope, M. Vinces, Andrew Zieffler, Laura Ziegler

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/244Insufficient mathematical preparation has been linked to the failure of incoming students to persist in STEM-related majors.  In addition, recent advances in computation allow biologists...

  12. QUBES News, Highlights, and the Grand Opening of QUBESHub.org

    27 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Drew LaMar, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Alison N Hale, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/216The mission of the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project is to improve learning opportunities for all students enrolled in undergraduate biology courses...

  13. Integrating student research projects into mathematical biology courses

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Elissa Schwartz

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/256Interdisciplinary mathematical biology courses have particular challenges. Specific teaching methods are necessary in order to engage students with varying levels of competency in mathematics...

  14. QUBES: Supporting faculty in the teaching of mathematical biology

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Carrie Diaz Eaton, Sam S Donovan, Tom Gower, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/218Faculty are working hard to meet the career needs of students in mathematical biology at institutions across the country and the world. This may be by creating mathematical biology courses or...

  15. Mentoring Undergraduate Research Projects in Mathematical Biology

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy Comar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/255For several years, we have been mentoring undergraduate research projects in the areas of the dynamics of impulsive differential equation models for pest management and epidemiology and the...

  16. Modernizing Statistics Education via Biology Applications

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Olcay Akman

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/254In most traditional statistics courses, instructors use data from different fields in an effort to give the courses an interdisciplinary flavor. They generally fail because these attempts...

  17. Biomathematics education from the viewpoint of graduate biology

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alexis White

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/253Biology and mathematics in early education are often presented as two distinct entities. The strength of both disciplines becomes highlighted when combined to create the cryptic study of...

  18. IQS 2.0: A Modularized Integrated Math and Science Course

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Lester Caudill

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/252For the past several years, the University of Richmond has offered an Integrated Quantitative Science (IQS) course, integrating introductory courses in five math and science disciplines, to...

  19. Biometeorology of Asthma in South Florida: From Statistical Analysis to Mathematical Modeling

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: David Quesada

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/251Biometeorology has emerged as an interdisciplinary field dedicated to the study of the mutual influence between living things and the surrounding environment. Within this field, the study of...

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

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sarah Hews

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/250Linear 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 algorithms)....