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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.
My Experiences in a Faculty Mentoring Network for Mathematical Modeling
28 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lauren Margaret Shareshian
Oregon Episcopal School
Talk given as a part of the Symposium - Communities of Practice for Math Modeling Education at the SIAM 2018 Conference
The Education for Sustainability – Philly Project: Supporting Teachers to Develop Lessons on Sustainability
By Victor Donnay
Bryn Mawr College
The Math Modeling Hub: a New Online Community of Practice for Educators
By Jason Douma
University of Sioux Falls
Fostering and Sustaining Interdisciplinary Faculty Communities Around Undergraduate Teaching: Insights from the QUBES Project
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
SUMS4Bio - Video tutorials in math and stats for biology students
22 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Caleb Adams1, Dan Metz1
Links to videos and pdf tutorials for core mathematical and statistical concepts used in biology
Adapting InTeGrate Materials for Online Courses
By Tara Holmberg
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
As part of my second mentoring of the InTeGrate FMN for QUBES, I chose to focus on my conversion of several resources to an online course format.
Developing Quantitative Skills in Your Courses Using HHMI BioInteractive Resources
27 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Holly Basta1, Rebecca Orr2
1. Rocky Mountain College 2. Collin College
This workshop will focus on how HHMI BioInteractive resources and inclusive teaching practices can be used to increase students’ quantitative literacy and confidence working with data. A...
27 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Short, daily case activity on Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Evo-Ed: Cases for Effective Evolution Education
22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jim Smith
Michigan State University
BioQUEST 2018 Education Resources for Evo-ED.