BioQUEST Webinar: CourseSource - YouTube
01 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Follow the link to the webinar video, "An Introduction to the CourseSource Journal and Making Your Own Collections". This webinar provides an overview of CourseSource, how to publish your teaching...
Webinar: How BioQUEST and QUBES Can Support Your Project
21 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Follow the link to the webinar video, "How BioQUEST and QUBES Can Support Your Project". This webinar provides an overview of how QUBES is organized and examples of different ways that groups can...
Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints
08 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tonya Bates1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Lynda Gonzales3, Jennifer Kovacs4, Anne C. Rea5, Crystal Schalmo6, Alice Tarun7
1. UNC Charlotte 2. North Carolina State University 3. University of Texas at Austin 4. Spelman College 5. Maryville College 6. Green Dragon Conservation Education LLC 7. Alfred State College
Our BIOME Fall Working Group, Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints, explains the process of putting together a Science sprint in your community. A science sprint is a one-day event in...
Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts
03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Phil Gibson1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Stefanie Kring3, Darlene Panvini4, Justin Pruneski5, Ellen Wisner6
1. University of Oklahoma 2. North Carolina State University 3. Clarkson University 4. Belmont University 5. Heidelberg University 6. University of North Carolina Charlotte
Our team met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop resources around podcasts. We created lists of podcast episodes for several courses, learned about listening guides, shared assignment...
Microbiome Analysis with Oxford Nanopore 16S amplicon sequencing data
30 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alice Tarun1, Mao-Lun Weng2
1. St. Lawrence University 2. Westfield State University
The resource is a brief description of an analysis pipeline for microbiome analysis of Oxford Nanopore 16S amplicon sequence data. We tested the Kraken 2 and Krona pipeline from nanogalaxy with...
Choosing healthy data for healthy relationships: how to use 5-point summaries, box and whisker plots, and correlation to understand global health trends.
21 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrea Huntoon1, John Doudna2, Pallavi Bhale3, Thalita Abrahão4, Alys Hugo5, Jennifer Lyon Adler6
1. Fox Valley Technical College 2. Lansing Community College 3. Montgomery College 4. Georgia State University Perimeter College 5. Everett Community College 6. Maysville Community and Technical College
This module utilizes a user-friendly database exploring data selection, box-and-whisker plot, and correlation analysis. It also guides students on how to make a poster of their data and conclusions.
Science of Sorting
22 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Julia Robinson1, Margaret t Liechty2, Ashley Kramer3
1. Cecilia Berg Center for Environmental Education; Hefner Museum of Natural History; Miami University 2. Cecilia Berg Center for Environmental Education, Hefner Museum of Natural History,Miami University 3. Cecilia Berg Center of Environmental Education; Hefner Museum of Natural History; Miami University
Children possess an innate curiosity about the natural world. This Discovery Trunk explores the topic of sorting, or classification, in the study of life science.
Designing an Anti-Racist Syllabus
08 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community Education1, Ana Almeida1, Kim Geron1, Pascale S. Guiton1, Nina Haft1, Marlin Halim1, Eve Higby1, Michael Lee1, ZáNean McClain1
California State University East Bay
The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) developed a workshop to help faculty at California State University East Bay redesign their syllabi to incorporate anti-racist pedagogical practices.
Thinking About Graduate School in Biology: Our Tips for Success
25 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Catherine Early1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, Sorilis Ruiz-Escobar4
1. Science Museum of Minnesota 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. University of Florida/ Florida Museum
As part of the iDigTrio 2020 Biological Conference and Fair we created this document to supplement our workshop on "Applying for Graduate school". This is a compilation drawing from the four...
STEM OER Accessibility Framework and Guidebook
25 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cynthia Jimes1, Amee Evans Godwin1, Sean Fox2, Anastasia Karaglani1, Nick Lobaito1
1. ISKME 2. SERC
This framework, developed by ISKME in partnership with SERC, provides a practical reference for curators and authors of STEM OER, with 23 accessibility criteria, or elements, to reference as they...
Anti-Racist Educator's Starting Guides
10 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community1, Nicole Sumner1, christina Chin-Newman1, Nina Haft1, Jessika Murphy1, Shannon Coskran1, Michael Lee1, Ian Pollock1, Nazzy Pakpour1, Pascale Guiton1
California State University East Bay
The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) has worked diligently to create the attached anti-racist starting guides for our faculty and staff at CSUEB and on other higherEd campuses.
Nature’s Flying Machines: The Evolutionary Relationship of Avian Form & Function
28 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Melissa Haswell
In this series of activities, birds will be used as the model organism. The modules examine the connections between body form and function over time by investigating the relationship between avian...
Atlas of Black Scholarship for Inclusive and Racially Diverse STEM Curricula – Volume I
30 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aparna Anandkumar1, Ariel Moline2, Pascale S. Guiton2
1. Castro Valley High School & California State University East Bay 2. California State University East Bay
The contributions of Black scientists to the advancement of STEM are poorly represented in course materials. Here, we provide an Atlas of Black Scholarship to help Life Sciences and Chemistry...
Anti-bias Education Puppet Plays
28 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Julia Robinson
Cecilia Berg Center for Environmental Education; Hefner Museum of Natural History; Miami University
Nature provides science content for teacher preparation certification programs and the backdrop for puppet plays used as a springboard for teaching the NAEYC's four goals of Anti-bias...
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...
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.
Avida-ED User Manual
26 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Diane Blackwood
Michigan State University
Basic User manual to use Avida-ED
Data Analysis for the Life Sciences
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rafael A Irizarry1, Michael I Love1
An online stats book written completely in R
Towards better modelling and decision support: Documenting model development, testing, and analysis using TRACE
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jacqueline Augusiak1, Andreas Focks1, Béatrice M. Frank2, Faten Gabsi3, Alice S.A. Johnston4, Chun Liu4, Benjamin T. Martin5, Mattia Meli6, Viktoriia Radchuk2, Pernille Thorbek7, Steven F Railsback8, Volker Grimm9
1. Wageningen University, Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P.O. Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands 2. Université Catholique de Louvain, Earth and Life Institute, Croix du Sud 2, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 3. RWTH Aachen University, Institute for Environmental Research, Worringerweg 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany 4. University of Reading, School of Biological Sciences, Philip Lyle Building, Room 405, Reading RG6 6AS, UK 5. University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9620, USA 6. Roskilde University, Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change, Universitetsvej 1, P.O. Box 260, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark 7. yngenta, Environmental Safety, Jealott's Hill International Research Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 6EY, UK 8. Lang Railsback & Associates 9. Unknown
We introduce TRACE, a framework for documenting model testing and analysis. TRACE is based on the recently proposed framework of model "evaluation" , and is designed to make models fit for...
Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models
29 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Wimsatt1, Jeff Schank2
1. University of Chicago 2. Indiana University
Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module.