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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. (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

  2. 21st Century STEM Workforce Skills

    22 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    This activity includes a leadership assessment and associated exercise to encourage the development of 21st Century STEM Skills.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1777/?v=1

  3. 5Qs: An Activity to Support Students Develop Skills to Interpret Research Observations

    06 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephanie Conant1, Tom D'Elia2, Arturo Diaz3, Denise Monti4, Richard Pollenz5, Vassie Ware6, Kathy Takayama7, Viknesh Sivanathan7

    1. University of Detroit Mercy 2. Indian River State College 3. La Sierra University 4. University of Alabama at Birmingham 5. University of South Florida 6. Lehigh University 7. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    5Qs (five questions) is a simple pedagogy tool research mentors can use to help students think through their observations systematically, to draw supported conclusions, and to decide on next steps,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2032/?v=1

  4. 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/publications/1452/?v=1

  5. A Letter to a Young Scientist: Prompting Students To Reflect On And Recognize Their Own Growth As Scientists

    06 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephanie Conant1, Tom D'Elia2, Arturo Diaz3, Denise L Monti4, Richard Pollenz5, Vassie Ware6, Kathy Takayama7, Viknesh Sivanathan7

    1. University of Detroit Mercy 2. Indian River State College 3. La Sierra University 4. University of Alabama at Birmingham 5. University of South Florida 6. Lehigh University 7. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    This activity is designed to prompt students to reflect on and recognize their own growth as scientists and, consequently, may help develop student self-efficacy and science identity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2037/?v=1

  6. 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/publications/1507/?v=1

  7. A Tough Choice in Watershed Management

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

    By Ann E Russell

    Iowa State University

    In this Team-based activity, students work in teams, playing the role of natural resource managers who must decide in which region to invest limited funding for nutrient reduction in streams....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1826/?v=1

  8. An Adaptation of "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    08 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sandra Cooke

    Greensboro College

    This resource includes a lichen data analysis lab that I adapted for students in BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level in person course at Greensboro College that met during the Fall 2020 semester.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2179/?v=1

  9. 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/publications/1493/?v=1

  10. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2

    1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2145/?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. Anti-bias Education Puppet Plays

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

    By Julia Robinson

    Cecilia Berg Center for Environmental Education; Hefner Museum of Natural History; Miami University

    Nature provides science content for teacher preparation certification programs and the backdrop for puppet plays used as a springboard for teaching the NAEYC's four goals of Anti-bias...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2009/?v=1

  13. Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs): elucidating a common roadblock for students

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

    By Marcia Hesser

    Kennesaw State University

    Active learning resource for pre-Nursing anatomy and physiology lecture explaining antigen presentation to CTLs and how the CTLs recognize and destroy the pathogen using Biointeractive animations...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1855/?v=1

  14. Atlas of Black Scholarship for Inclusive and Racially Diverse STEM Curricula – Volume I

    30 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Aparna Anandkumar1, Ariel Moline2, Pascale S. Guiton2

    1. Castro Valley High School & California State University East Bay 2. California State University East Bay

    The contributions of Black scientists to the advancement of STEM are poorly represented in course materials. Here, we provide an Atlas of Black Scholarship to help Life Sciences and Chemistry...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2022/?v=1

  15. 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

  16. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators Lab for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    08 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sandra Cooke

    Greensboro College

    This contains Dr. Sandra Cooke's modifications to the EREN-NEON FLP Backyard Beetles + Pollinators project developed for BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level course taught in person at Greensboro...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2178/?v=1

  17. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

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

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Students observe insect pollinators and other floral visitors in their backyards, or campus, or nearby natural areas to describe plant-pollinator networks and assess how the assemblages from their...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2063/?v=1

  18. 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/publications/1553/?v=1

  19. 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/publications/1557/?v=1

  20. BS Inventory assignment

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a written assignment with a recommended process and grading rubric to go with the BS Inventory assignment on callingbull.org.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2121/?v=1