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Expanding the pipeline: Engaging urban secondary school and college students in science and the environment
01 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Yael Wyner1, Janice Koch2
1. City College of New York, City University of New York 2. Hofstra University
This speed talk will describe three education projects that engage urban minority students in science and the environment.
UW Data Science for Social Good program
31 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah A Stone
eScience Institute - University of Washington
The UW Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program partners eScience Data Scientists and Student Fellows from across the country with Project Leads from academia, government, and the private sector...
Summary of the National Academies Report on Data Science for Undergraduates
By Lou Gross
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Under the auspices of the National Academies, a Committee developed a consensus report regarding means to enhance undergraduate programs in the emerging discipline of data science.
Actually, Data Science CAN Be Accessible: Barriers to inclusion of people with disabilities in the data science workforce pipeline and ideas for lowering them
By Andrew Osborne Hasley
Will draw on personal experience as a student and professional with a severe visual impairment and knowledge gained from colleagues and friends during ongoing efforts in the area of accessible...
30 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
NIBLSE Incubators: A community-based model for the development of bioinformatics learning resources
29 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michael Sierk1, Sam S Donovan2, Bill Morgan3, Hayley Orndorf2, Mark A. Pauley4, Sabrina Robertson5, Elizabeth F Ryder6, William Tapprich7
1. Saint Vincent College 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. The College of Wooster 4. University of Nebraska at Omaha 5. NC State 6. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 7. University of Nebraska-Omaha
Presentation given at GLBIO 2019 on NIBLSE Incubators
Serenity now! Keep calm and do science with real data in the classroom
22 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Drew LaMar1, Kristin Jenkins2, Nicole Chodkowski3
1. College of William and Mary 2. BioQUEST 3. Radford University
Presentation on a free web application currently under development on QUBES called Serenity at the 5th Life Discovery Conference
The Potential of Natural History Collections in Educating the 21st Century Scientist and Citizen
20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Debra Linton1
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Presentation at the 5th Life Discovery Conference on natural history collections
Getting students to reason with data: QUBES tools and teaching resources built for introductory biology
21 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Workshop presented at the 2019 Biology Learning Community Conference
Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility of the Day
05 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison 2. University of Pittsburgh
Overview of Universal Design for Learning, presented to a faculty mentoring network during a virtual meeting
Math and Stats in the Biology Classroom with HHMI BioInteractive
08 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson1, Karen Lucci2, Bob Kuhn3
1. University of Richmond 2. Hopewell Valley Central High School 3. Centennial High School
Conquer basic math and statistics used in biology while exploring classroom-ready resources. Concepts include central tendency and variation, spreadsheet skills, graphing, and data analysis with...
DataONE Module 03: Data Management Planning
30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amber E Budden
Benefits of a data management plan (DMP), DMP components, tools for creating a DMP, NSF DMP information, and a sample DMP.
DataONE Module 02: Data Sharing
Data sharing in the context of the data life cycle, the value of sharing data, concerns about sharing data, and methods and best practices for sharing data.
Computational Biology using R
By Hong Qin
University of Tennessee Chattanooga
This is an introductory level course on computational biology.
ModelSim Population Biology Unit
By Uri Wilensky1, Paulo Blikstein2, Corey Brady3, David Figlio1, Pratim Sengupta4, Jason Bertsche1, Yu (Bryan) Guo1, Nathan Holbert1, Michael Novak1, Firat Soylu1, Aditi Wagh1, Gokul Krishnan4, Brogan Miller2, Shima Salehi2
1. Northwestern University 2. Stanford University 3. Inquire Learning 4. Vanderbilt University
This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology.
Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors?
By Derek Muller
This YouTube video talks about whether there is a causal relationship between cellphone usage and brain cancer.
29 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Divid Diez1, Chris Barr1, Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel2
1. OpenIntro 2. Duke University
OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook.
Bald Eagle Module Introductory Powerpoint and Lab Report Rubric
22 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Dustin Wilgers
Modification of "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data." This is a product of the 2016 Faculty Mentoring Network, Data Discovery
Use of Peerwise and Twitter in Open Pedagogy
10 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah Prescott
University of New Hampshire
This presentation will demonstrate the use of two open tools (Peerwise and Twitter) to engage students in creating and discussing course content.
Using Online Materials/Videos to Enrich Linear Algebra for Scientists
12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah Hews
Abstract for a talk given on an experiment using MIT’s open courseware linear algebra videos to teach a linear algebra course without prerequisites that targeted biology majors.