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Tags: Open Educational Resources (OER)

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Teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barriers and which also carry legal permission for open use. (SPARC)

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  1. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2811/?v=1

  2. Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tonya Bates1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Lynda Gonzales3, Jennifer Kovacs4, Anne 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2796/?v=1

  3. Failing to Succeed Lightning Talk - YouTube

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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. University of San Francisco

    Project summary for our Working Group, which sought to develop a toolbox of interventions for students struggling in introductory Biology courses

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2807/?v=1

  4. Webinar: Getting Started with QUBES Educational Library Resources - YouTube

    30 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2804/?v=1

  5. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2800/?v=1

  6. Insights from our Tagging Ontologies Working Group

    18 Nov 2021 | Posted by Sebastian Alejandro Echeverri

    This past summer, several of us in the Open Education community, participated in a RIOS Institute Working Group to explore potential ways we might think about metadata which supports inclusive and...

    https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/score/blog/2021/11/insights-from-our-tagging-ontologies-working-group

  7. Insights from our Tagging Ontologies Working Group

    17 Nov 2021 | Posted by Sebastian Alejandro Echeverri

    This past summer, several of us in the Open Education community, participated in a RIOS Institute Working Group to explore potential ways we might think about metadata which supports inclusive and...

    https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/rios/blog/2021/11/insights-from-our-tagging-ontologies-working-group

  8. Investigating human impacts on Southeastern US stream ecology using R

    01 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alicia Caughman1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast" specifically to focus on self-paced R code instruction

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2220/?v=2

  9. SCORE-UBE Final Evaluation Report

    25 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robin Taylor

    RTRES Consulting

    Final evaluation report for the NSF funded RCN-SCORE Network which aimed to support members tackle shared issues in sustaining OER and OEP. The growth of the network continued to grow through...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2780/?v=1

  10. Spatial Analysis with QGIS

    13 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ryan Kerney1, Timothy Whitfeld2

    1. Gettysburg College 2. Bell Museum, University of Minnesota

    Map specimen data points using QGIS, connect them to form a polygon using the Concave Hull plugin, and calculate the range of a species to examine how it changes over time.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2761/?v=1

  11. Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS

    24 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cecily Bronson

    Portland State University

    Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2351/?v=1

  12. Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel

    02 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marina McLeod1, Jennifer Olson1, Wendy Houston1

    Everett Community College

    In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2747/?v=1

  13. Phage Comparative Genomics Lab Manual

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrew Kapinos1, Canela Torres2, Amanda Freise2

    1. University of California, San Diego 2. University of California, Los Angeles

    A lab manual containing detailed instructions for several bioinformatics tools (dot plots, Phamerator maps, phylogenetic trees, and gene content similarity), all of which enable students to perform...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2745/?v=1

  14. Applying phylogenetic tree building in MEGA X to forensic applications for identifying unknown specimens

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nicholas Lorusso1, 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2567/?v=1

  15. Nextstrain adaptations for Understanding COVID-19

    20 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This resource introduces students to the use of Nextstrain and Nextclade to visualize the phylogeny of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants of interest. Terminology and an introduction to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2545/?v=1

  16. Climate change and Strawberries: A real-life problem-based activity for teaching ANOVA

    08 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nicole Hopkins1, Holly Felker1, Catharine Dickerson1, Terry O'Brien1, Dex Whittinghill1, Nathan Ruhl1

    Rowan University

    This is a real-life lab activity for teaching ANOVA using Problem-Based Learning and formatted for one-day (JMP or R) or two-day (JMP) implementations.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2503/?v=1

  17. Scientist Spotlights and Data Nuggets Workshop Materials (BIOME 2021)

    29 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Ashley Allen1, Jennifer Apple2, Karen Groh3, Elizabeth Hamman4, Pratima Jindal5, Pat Marsteller6, Heather Olins7, Darlene Panvini8, Rachel Pigg9, Gustavo Requena Santos10, Merrie Renee Richardson11, Sheela Vemu12, Jennifer Wade13, Suann Yang14

    1. Columbia College 2. SUNY Geneseo 3. Good Samaritan College 4. St Mary's College of Maryland 5. Waubonsee Community College 6. Emory University 7. Boston College 8. Belmont University 9. University of Louisville 10. Science Yourself 11. Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College 12. Waubonsee Community College - Tenure Track and Northern Illinois University 13. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 14. State University of New York College at Geneseo

    Materials and resources for the "Scientist Spotlights and Data Nuggets Workshop," presented at the 2021 Biology and Mathematics Educators (BIOME) Institute.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2496/?v=1

  18. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

    28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3

    1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2434/?v=1

  19. Using Nanoparticles to Treat Cancer Scientist Spotlight

    26 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Wade1, Hyeyoun Chang2

    1. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2. Dana Farber Cancer Institute

    Students use published scientific data to determine which types of nanoparticles would be best to use to deliver cytotoxic drugs directly to cancer cells. Then they learn about the scientist who...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2490/?v=1

  20. CourseSource 2.0: Finding high quality field-tested OERs, publishing evidence-based teaching activities, and promoting community collaborations.

    26 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erin Vinson

    University of Maine

    Workshop materials related to the CourseSource platform. Presented at the the 2021 BIOME Institute.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2485/?v=1