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Science and Society: Integrating Historical Science Materials Into an Undergraduate Biology Course
30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Shelley D. Copley*1, Sean Babbs1, Barbara Losoff1
University of Colorado Boulder
Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011) stresses the importance of fostering an understanding of the relationship between...
Modeling Strep Throat Detection, Infection, and Spread Using an SIR Model and the Vensim Simulation Software
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert A. Kurt1, Chun Wai Liew1
The overarching goal of this lesson is to provide students with an opportunity to gain experience making and using biological models. Biological modeling can be used to investigate complex,...
Ecology of Infectious Disease: Data Mining the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Ecological Patterns
24 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid
Bridgewater State University
How to use publicly available infection case data to teach ecology and evolution of human infectious diseases.
BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only
17 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicole Anthony
Biological Sciences, Toronto District School Board
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science resource on the 2014 Ebola epidemic. This resource is also included in the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection
03 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anton E Weisstein
Truman State University
An introduction to epidemiological models using interactive Excel worksheets
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02 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Winfried Just, Hannah Lea Callender, Drew LaMar
In this module we introduce several definitions of so-called clustering coefficients. A motivating example shows how these characteristics of the contact network may influence the spread of an infectious disease. In later sections we explore, both with the help of IONTW and theoretically,...
Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks
25 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Todd Graham, Claire Seibold, Rebecca Driessen, Hannah Lea Callender
This poster was presented at the University of Portland's Summer Research Symposium on November 9, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The poster is aimed at readers with little or no background in modeling infectious diseases. The contents provide a brief overview of modeling infectious diseases on...
28 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Drew LaMar
Simulates both discrete and continuous time agent-based models of infectious disease dynamics on networks.