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  1. 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,...

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

    19 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jeremy M Wojdak

    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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

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

    26 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Michael McLennan

    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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  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. Calculus, Zombies, Community, and QUBES

    25 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Carrie Diaz Eaton

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/225At the interface of mathematics and biology emerges not only new research, but also a resurging call for education to meet the demands of this research.  Reports suggest foundational...

  10. Counting the Forest and the Trees: Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) is a tool for Vision and Change

    27 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: DorothyBelle Poli

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/228/Vision and Change stressed the importance of quantitative skills for the future of science in the United States. In response to this plea, biologists and mathematicians came together to...

  11. IMMERSION Video

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

  12. 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...

  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. 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...

  15. Local Food Literature

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

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

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

    17 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kam Dahlquist

    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...

  19. 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...

  20. Panel: Implementing and distributing learning resources in quantitative biology education

    26 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/229/QUBES Hub will offer a rich store of resources for incorporating quantitative skills into the undergraduate curriculum and tools for facilitating collaboration in the development and sharing...