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Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE): Building standards and resources for using collections data in the classroom
26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Molly Phillips1, Debra Linton2, Libby Ellwood3, Natalie Douglas2, Lisa White4, Anna Monfils2
1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. Central Michigan University 3. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 4. University of California Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley
Abstract for poster on using collections data presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
ICYMI: Report from the 2018 Two-Year College Data Science Summit
12 Jun 2019 |
Posted by Adam Fagen
In May 2018, the American Statistical Association hosted the Two-Year College Data Science Summit in Arlington, VA. With primary funding from the National Science Foundation and additional...
BIOINFORMATICS: TEACHING BIOLOGY AS A DATA SCIENCE! Removing obstacles for Integrating Bioinformatics Into Biology Curriculum
09 Jun 2019 |
Posted by Carlos C. Goller
A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!
07 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Sabrina Robertson2, Guoqing Lu3, Andrew Lonsdale4, Ray A Enke5
1. Department of Biology, James Madison University 2. Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3. Department of Biology and School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Nebraska Omaha 4. ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, Melbourne University 5. James Madison University
This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.
Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics
06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3
1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries
This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...
Spatial Justice, Marginal Populations, and Data Integrity
04 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Melinda Laituri
Colorado State University
Spatial justice refers to the consequential geography of a place where spaces are socially produced. Understanding how spatial injustice is created at different spatial scales is an essential part...
Jun 04 2019
Biological and Environmental Data Education Planning Meeting
Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R
29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
Bates College and QUBES
Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.
Population Demography in Swirl
15 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Emily Weigel
Georgia Institute of Technology
The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.
Data Matters – Ethics, Data, and International Research Collaboration in a Changing World: Proceedings of a Workshop
10 May 2019 |
Posted by Alycia Crall
26 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Calling Bull: Data Reasoning in a Digital World
By Carl Bergstrom1, Jevin West1
University of Washington
"So, the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bull seeing through it, and combating it with effective analysis and argument."
Jonathan Joel Lozada Pérez
Smithsonian Data Science Lab postdoctoral fellowships
02 Apr 2019 |
Posted by Rebecca Dikow
Earth Lab Earth Analytics Education Initiative at CU Boulder
01 Apr 2019 |
Posted by Jenny Palomino
Serenity now! Keep calm and do science with real data in the classroom
22 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Drew LaMar1, Kristin Jenkins2, Nicole Chodkowski3
1. College of William and Mary 2. BioQUEST 3. Radford University
Presentation on a free web application currently under development on QUBES called Serenity at the 5th Life Discovery Conference
28 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Data for Black Lives Operations Manager
15 Feb 2019 |
Posted by Alycia Crall