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Tags: Promoting Engagement and Self-Efficacy

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Enhance students’ opportunities to contribute and benefit from the intellectual community of the classroom, use course structures to promote engagement in and out of class, enhance cooperation and reduce competition, emphasize the relevance of coursework to real life, support students’ sense of autonomy to increase interest and enjoyment and possibly decrease anxiety measures.

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  1. Databases: A Study of Influenza

    09 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Selene Nikaido

    University of Central Missouri

    This lesson introduces the student to the Influenza Research Database. Students will select Influenza genome sequences to see how they are related. Students tests hypotheses about evolutionary...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1642/?v=1

  2. Introduction to Genome Annotation

    09 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Selene Nikaido

    University of Central Missouri

    This exercise is an adaptation of the Annotation Lesson by Rosenwald et al. It introduces the use of bioinformatics tools to extract information from genome databases. It is a basic lesson on...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1560/?v=1

  3. BLAST-HGT PROJECT

    07 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Shawna Reed

    Quinnipiac University

    Genome Solver modules were combined to make one project for students using tools within NCBI BLAST to explore phylogenetics and horizontal gene transfer from phage to Chlamydia.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1688/?v=1

  4. Island Biogeography

    01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Daniel Lauer1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will practice the basic code to test MacArthur and Wilson’s (1967) Island Biogeography model, focusing on how island size, distance, and perturbation affect species numbers.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1562/?v=1

  5. R Subsetting Tutorial

    01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Kho1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will practice manipulating data to add to or extract subsets of specific values, rows, columns, or subsets of data contained in existing data files.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1561/?v=1

  6. Data Analysis and Cancer

    18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lynn Marie Diener

    Mount Mary University

    This is a flipped classroom approach, students will learn the basic content about cell-signaling, p53, and transcription factors before class. During class students will focus on data analysis...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1559/?v=1

  7. Brian Dewsbury's Resources on Inclusion

    17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Brian Dewsbury

    University of Rhode Island

    A list of material in various platforms that help to inform developing thoughts on the ways in which social structure affects the nature of teaching and learning.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1557/?v=1

  8. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1553/?v=1

  9. Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON

    16 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Courtney Campany1, David Kang2

    1. Shepherd University 2. Cornell University

    This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1552/?v=1

  10. A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology

    11 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Karen Cangialosi

    Keene State College

    A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology was curated and written entirely by students, and mostly edited by students at Keene State College that were enrolled in the course taught by Dr. Karen...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1507/?v=1

  11. Online, 10-minute adaptation of Biobyte 1 – Where are we in the data science landscape?

    10 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan A. Jones

    National Ecological Observatory Network

    Adaptation for 10 minute activity in an online meeting to introduce the NAS Data Science For Undergraduates report's definition of data acumen and engage participants in a self assessment of how...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1508/?v=1

  12. An Introduction to Biodiversity Databases and Specimen Images

    04 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Amanda Fisher

    Long Beach State University

    In this module, students will be introduced to some biodiversity data resources and how to search for and download herbarium specimen images. They will be asked to think critically about the...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1493/?v=1

  13. Open QUBES - A Faculty Use Case of Open Practice

    18 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Prescott

    University of New Hampshire

    QUBES has been a critical component of my continued success as an open scholar. This poster details several of these outcomes with my lived experience working with QUBES as an Open scholar as a...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1471/?v=1

  14. A Curious Display

    28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University

    Case study on genetically modified organisms

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1452/?v=1