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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.

Resources (41-60 of 79)

  1. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Conservation

    19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is based on deep understanding of systems from observations made over hundreds to thousands of years. This resource connects TEK to modern conservation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1939/?v=1

  2. Redlining and Climate Change

    19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Redlining was a racist, legal practice and its impacts are measurable in terms of environmental variables in US cities today. This resource examines redlining, urban environments, and climate change.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1938/?v=1

  3. (Online) Figure of the Week: Skills for Interpreting Comparative Genomics Figures

    18 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    Students use their number sense to make observations and explain or guess at patterns shown, discussing in a weekly online Q&A forum.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1937/?v=1

  4. Drugging SARS-CoV-2

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mallory Bliss1, Alexzandria Khan1, Nandni Verma1, Kasandra Jean-Louise Riley1

    Rollins College

    This case study leads students through the process of proposing a drug for a novel protein. The Mpro protease of SARS-CoV-2 is explored in detail within the PDB. Aligns with first semester...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1928/?v=1

  5. Molecular Basis of Sickle Cell Disease

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Didem Vardar-Ulu

    Boston University, Chemistry Department

    This multi part case on hemoglobin structure as it relates to oxygen binding and sickle cell disease focuses on utilizing bioinformatics and molecular visualization tools to learn about the sickle...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1925/?v=1

  6. The Happy Blue Baby Hemoglobin

    14 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kasandra Jean-Louise Riley1, Shuchismita Dutta2

    1. Rollins College 2. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This case, about a specific mutant of hemoglobin, focuses on visualizing and understanding the molecular basis of why an infant turned blue soon after birth and how the cyanosis resolved.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1924/?v=1

  7. How does increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide disrupt ecological systems? Results from FACE experiments across the globe.

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Courtney Campany

    This module synthesizes key findings from forested CO2 enrichment experiments over the last 3 decades. Students should have a basic working knowledge of climate change, ecosystem nutrient cycles...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1916/?v=1

  8. Vertebrate Clade Race

    11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Baum1, Kristin Jenkins2

    1. University of Wisconsin 2. BioQUEST

    This activity introduces basic tree reading skills for evolutionary phylogenies. It is designed as a short group activity. After completing this activity, students should be familiar with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1906/?v=1

  9. Remote sensing data processing – NEON airborne data

    10 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Yingying Xie

    Northwestern University

    Concepts of remote sensing and data logistics, and NEON remote sensing data are introduced. Students learn how to apply spatial data processing and visualization skills using R coding program to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1905/?v=1

  10. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

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

    By Stephanie Spera

    University of Richmond

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1903/?v=1

  11. Analyzing Nutrient Simulation Experiments with a one-way ANOVA

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

    By Rebecca North

    We discuss what tests are appropriate to analyze the data from nutrient simulation experiments. They will conduct one-way ANOVAs and a post hoc test using a dummy dataset and interpret the results.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1900/?v=1

  12. Cleaning Data with R and the Tidyverse in Swirl

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

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    The overall goal is to help students learn common data cleaning procedures on a dataset once they’ve collected measurements and before they are able to start their analysis. This swirl lesson is...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1891/?v=1

  13. Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Data Analysis - Draft (1)

    02 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mirayda Torres-Avila

    University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

    Students will be able to analyze real data to review basic statistics. Students will be able to work as a group to determine the best way to present their data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1885/?v=1

  14. Too much of a good thing? Exploring nutrient pollution in streams using bioindicators

    02 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By J. Stephen Gosnell

    Baruch College, City University of New York and PhD Program in Biology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

    Students use data on nitrogen and phosphorus levels in streams and macrobenthic insect biodiversity to consider issues of nutrient pollution and stream health while learning to filter, summarize,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1883/?v=1

  15. Landscape Indicators:Nutrients and Macroinvertebrates

    31 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stacy Cotey

    Michigan Technological University

    Modification of the Investigating Human Impacts on Stream Ecology Module to emphasize landscape indicators and incorporate inclusive practices.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1877/?v=1

  16. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

    29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Risa Cohen

    In this module, students explain the importance of collections in scientific research, manipulate data in a spreadsheet program, create properly plotted and labeled graphs, analyze data to test...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1876/?v=1

  17. Introduction to Data Management, Life History, and Demography

    29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Risa Cohen

    Learning Goals:•explain importance of data management•identify elements of an organized data sheet•create & manipulate data in a spreadsheet •calculate vital statistics using life tables•collect,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1872/?v=1

  18. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    This is a modification of an original TIEE Module, investigating these questions: How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally? How does land cover change impact...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1868/?v=1

  19. NELF Explorer: Drivers of Landscape Change

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Students explore the connections between land use decisions and land cover change, as well as how to predict the possible impacts of land use decisions into the future.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1867/?v=1

  20. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Global Climate Models and Graphing in Excel (Adapted for Non-Majors)

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tamara Basham

    Collin County Commuity College District

    Students link human behavior in various climate change scenarios to predicted temperature outcomes at both local (their assigned Latitude) and global (Latitudinal trends) scales. This adaptation is...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1865/?v=1