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  1. Biobyte 4 - The role of data science principles and practices in undergraduate biology

    15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This short activity was an effort to launch a community conversation around the interface of data science principles and practices and undergraduate biology education. A variety of resources,...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1390/?v=1

  2. Summer 2019 Biobytes

    14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This series includes the four Biobytes that were piloted at the 2019 BioQUEST / QUBES Summer Workshop titled, “Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science”.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1391/?v=1

  3. Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research

    14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan1, Drew LaMar2

    1. University of Pittsburgh 2. College of William and Mary

    This short activity introduces a discussion of reproducibility in scientific research and ways that we might address these ideas with undergraduates. There is an opportunity to use a prototype...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1389/?v=1

  4. Biobyte 2 - Exploratory data analysis

    14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This short activity can be used to introduce the concept of exploratory data analysis and get participants to think about how this data science strategy is complementary to having students...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1388/?v=1

  5. NEON Data in the Classroom: Using the QUBES Platform and Faculty Mentoring Networks to Build, Adapt, and Publish Data­-Driven Teaching Resources

    13 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kusum Naithani1, Megan A. Jones2, Kristine Grayson3

    1. University of Arkansas 2. National Ecological Observatory Network 3. University of Richmond

    The NEON FMN has been offered for three semesters with 37 faculty participating, resulted in a wide variety of new and adapted modules being publicly available.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1387/?v=1

  6. DEHPD 17 Steps in the Hiring Process

    08 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Equity & Diversity in Hiring Process Committee

    Higher Education Institutions in Puget Sound

    A 17 step document created by people from marginalized populations for equity and diversity in hiring.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1385/?v=1

  7. Biobyte 1 - Where are we in the data science landscape?

    06 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This short activity can be used to introduce the NAS Data Science For Undergraduates report's definition of data acumen and engage participants in a self assessment of how they connect with those...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1377/?v=1

  8. Faculty Mentoring Networks for Botany Faculty Professional Development

    23 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By J. Phil Gibson

    University of Oklahoma

    Poster presented at the 2019 Botanical Society of America conference.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1363/?v=1

  9. Adaptation of Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    10 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Sughrue Etter

    Cape Cod Community College

    TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1294/?v=1

  10. Passion-Driven Statistics

    03 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Dierker

    Wesleyan University

    E-book in .pdf format and customizable .iba format

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1257/?v=1

  11. Reflective Writing - 2-page handout & Teaching Notes

    28 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jayme Dyer

    Durham Technical Community College

    This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice. Includes Teaching Notes.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1240/?v=1

  12. Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus

    16 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By William Tapprich

    University of Nebraska-Omaha

    This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1219/?v=1

  13. Plant Cell Expansion and Plant Hormones

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the cell enlargement model in the context of understanding plant hormones' effects. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1071/?v=1

  14. Homologous chromosomes? Exploring human sex chromosomes, sex determination and sex reversal using bioinformatics approaches

    04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelsey Metzger

    University of Minnesota, Rochester

    In this four- part guided activity, students will learn about the structure and function of human autosomal and sex chromosomes, view and interpret gene maps, and gain familiarity with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1000/?v=1

  15. Introduction to Python for Data Science Course

    05 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials

    Free Introduction to Python for Data Science Course at DataCamp

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/915/?v=1

  16. Introduction to R Course

    05 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials

    Free Introduction to R Course at DataCamp

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/914/?v=1

  17. An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R

    23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gareth James1, Daniela Witten2, Trevor Hastie3, Robert Tibshirani3

    1. University of Southern California 2. University of Washington 3. Stanford University

    This book provides an introduction to statistical learning methods and is aimed for upper level undergraduate students, masters students and Ph.D. students in the non-mathematical sciences.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/847/?v=1

  18. T2R38 taste receptor polymorphisms underlie susceptibility to upper respiratory infection

    23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert J Lee1, Guoxiang Xiong1, Jennifer M. Kofonow1

    University of Pennsylvania

    Article presenting evidence that the bitter taste receptor T2R38 regulates the mucosal innate defense of the human upper airway.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/846/?v=1

  19. Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation

    11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nancy Cowden

    Lynchburg College

    This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/624/?v=1

  20. Large Datasets in R - Plant Phenology & Temperature Data from NEON

    10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan A. Jones1, Lee F. Stanish2, Natalie Robinson2, Katherine D. Jones2, Cody Flagg2

    1. National Ecological Observatory Network 2. National Ecological Observatory Network – Battelle

    This module series covers how to import, manipulate, format and plot time series data stored in .csv format in R. Originally designed to teach researchers to use NEON plant phenology and air...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/515/?v=1