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Advances in Genome Sequencing with Nathan Olson
25 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nathan Olson1, Megan Seifert2
1. National Institute of Standards and Technology 2. Headwaters Science Institute
In this Lunch with a Scientist episode, we discuss Genome Sequencing and Bioinformatics with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) biologist Nate Olson, Ph.D.
The Mathematics of Voting Systems: Plurality, Runoff and Ranked Choice
11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tess Hick
In this five-day interdisciplinary math and social studies unit, students use math to create informed opinions about the three most common voting systems in the United States: plurality, runoff and...
Corrosion and Space Travel with Dr. Eliza Montgomery
07 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Megan Seifert
Headwaters Science Institute
We were able to sit down with Dr. Eliza Montgomery, the Materials Engineer and Corrosion Subject Matter expert at NASA, to talk about her path in science and what she does!
Aquatic ecology with Diana Hitchen
05 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Our LWS interview with aquatic ecologist for the Great Basin Institute and Bureau of Land Management, Diana Hitchen.
The RIOS Institute Strategic Plan
01 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Karen Cangialosi2, Kaitlin Bonner3, Bryan Dewsbury4, Krystie Wilfong5, Sam S Donovan6, Jasmine Roberts-Crews7, Robin Taylor8, Sebastian Alejandro Echeverri9, Osceola Heard5, Jackson Skinner5
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. Keene State College 3. St. John Fisher College 4. University of Rhode Island 5. Bates College 6. BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium 7. Ohio State University 8. RTRES Consulting 9. SAE
The Institute for a Racially Just, Inclusive, and Open STEM Education (RIOS Institute) is a virtual synthesis center led by a diverse set of individuals at the interface of open education, STEM...
Join our new Open Ed Learning Community (Spring 2022)!
03 Mar 2022 |
Posted by Sebastian Alejandro Echeverri
Summary: Join us for a new, 6-session, Learning Community on "Open Education Grounded in Social Justice." We will explore how social justice in Open Pedagogy empowers instructors and...
Panel Discussion by RIOS Leadership at AAC&U 22 on Reimagining Open Education
25 Feb 2022 |
Posted by Sebastian Alejandro Echeverri
Last month, three members of our leadership team, Dr. Karen Cangialosi, Dr. Jasmine Roberts-Crews, and Dr. Carrie Diaz Eaton were panelists at this year's American Association of Colleges &...
Community Conversation: OER for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM Classrooms
25 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Follow the link to the webinar video, "OER for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM Classrooms". In this conversation, bringing in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the classroom was discussed...
Applying phylogenetic tree building in MEGA X to forensic applications for identifying unknown specimens
10 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicholas Lorusso1, Maria Shumskaya2, Denise Gemmellaro2
1. University of North Texas at Dallas 2. Kean University
This exercise is designed to guide a learner through the construction of phylogenetic trees as a means of addressing research questions in forensic science such as the identification of previously...
Sustainability and Justice: Challenges and Opportunities for an Open STEM Education
08 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Kaitlin Bonner2, Karen Cangialosi3, Bryan Dewsbury4, Maggie Diamond-Stanic5, Jason Douma6, Michelle Smith7, Jeremy M Wojdak8, Robin Taylor9
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. St. John Fisher College 3. Keene State College 4. University of Rhode Island 5. Bates College 6. University of Sioux Falls 7. Cornell University 8. Radford University 9. RTRES Consulting
Combining understanding of OER sustainability and equity and justice to carve out ideas for the future of STEM open education.
Interpreting the Pseudocot Phylogeny
07 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristy L Daniel
Texas State University
Students use physical characteristics, genetics, and a fossil record of hypothetical flowering plants to develop fundamental phylogenetic tree-building skills.
Jan 14 2022
Regional Leaders of Open Education Network Program - Deadline for Jan/Feb Cohort
Ecological Forecasting Repository of Online Educational Resources
18 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alyssa Willson, Jody Peters1
University of Notre Dame
This pdf provides a list of over 100 educational resources related to tools and skills related to ecological forecasting.
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...
Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics
03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Irene Corriette1, Beatriz Gonzalez1, Daniela Kitanska2, Henriette Mozsolits2, Sheela Vemu3
1. Santa Fe College 2. Passaic County Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College
Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...
Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts
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...
Failing to Succeed Lightning Talk - YouTube
By R Diotti1, Janice Friend2, Robert E Furrow3, Alida Janmaat4, Kristen Reynolds5, Alexandria Tress, Nancy Barsic Tress5, Jennifer Wade6
1. Bronx Community College 2. Washington and Lee University 3. University of California, Davis 4. University of the Fraser Valley 5. University of Pittsburgh 6. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Project summary for our Working Group, which sought to develop a toolbox of interventions for students struggling in introductory Biology courses
Webinar: Getting Started with QUBES Educational Library Resources - YouTube
30 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Follow the link to the webinar video, "Getting Started with QUBES Educational Library Resources". This webinar is intended to help individuals find and use STEM education resources available on the...
By John R. Jungck1, Metehan Cebeci2
1. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware 2. University of Delaware
Wenxiang diagrams illustrate protein helices as spirals on a plane and thus have the advantage overhelical wheels of being planar graphs. Wenxiang 3.0 extends the original version by adding...
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT - Toxicology MSDT
29 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Pia van Benthem
University of California Davis
On this website you can find 6 learning modules on various topics in toxicology. These are self-paced student-centered online learning modules. You will receive a certificate of completion at the...