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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.

Teaching Materials (1-20 of 77)

  1. Electrical and chemical communication in the nervous system

    04 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Patrick Cafferty

    Emory University

    This activity guides students through an online tutorial to examine the electrical and chemical communication of neurons.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1405/?v=2

  2. Thinking About Graduate School in Biology: Our Tips for Success

    25 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Early1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, Sorilis Ruiz-Escobar4

    1. Science Museum of Minnesota 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. University of Florida/ Florida Museum

    As part of the iDigTrio 2020 Biological Conference and Fair we created this document to supplement our workshop on "Applying for Graduate school". This is a compilation drawing from the four...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2273/?v=1

  3. Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies

    18 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    A module in which students generate and test hypotheses about butterfly species’ response to climate change in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California using publicly...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1884/?v=2

  4. Why Cells Change Weight: Demonstrating Linear Regression Through an Osmosis Experiment

    10 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ashley Lamb Galloway1, Stefanie L Holmes1, Ashley Morgan2, Mary Ann Sexton1

    1. Roane State Community College 2. Roane State

    In this activity, students will perform an experiment utilizing dialysis tubing to create cellular models to demonstrate the linear relationship between cell weight and time in varying tonicities....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2247/?v=1

  5. Riverbird distributions and habitat use

    26 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John McLaughlin

    Western Washington University

    Students determine habitat use by birds associated with rivers, using data collected while moving downriver in boats. They use R to calculate resource selection functions for each species. Results...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2238/?v=1

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Serckit - Supporting Communities in Working, Learning, and Sharing Together

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

    By Sean Fox1, Cathryn Allen Manduca2, Ellen Iverson2

    1. SERC 2. Carleton College

    Over the last 18 years SERC at Carleton College has developed a collaborative platform for science education serving over one hundred projects, thousands of community authors and millions of annual...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2163/?v=1

  9. QB@CC Poster for NABT 2020

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

    By Jennifer Glee Buntz1, Joseph Esquibel2, Kristin Jenkins3, Vedham Karpakakunjaram4, Jillian Marie Miller5, Christianne Baucom Nieuwsma6, Heather Seitz7, John Howard Starnes8

    1. Central New Mexico Community College 2. University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison College 3. BioQUEST 4. Montgomery College 5. Roane State Community College 6. South Mountain Community College 7. Johnson County Community College 8. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

    This is a poster presentation at the 2020 NABT Annual PD Conference. This poster describes the goals of QB@CC project, progress in the first year and an update on the upcoming events.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2140/?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. Mammal Bones & Homologies

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

    By Jessica Light

    Texas A&M University

    Short activity for a laboratory covering mammal skulls, teeth, bones, dichotomous keys, and homologies (using Blackburn lab Sketchfab). Included in the package is a document for teaching...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2124/?v=1

  12. Case Study - Storks vs Babies

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2123/?v=1

  13. 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

  14. Weekly Reflection Template for Calling Bull

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a weekly reflection template designed to induce reflection about week's themes, integrate the week's themes into ones life, and identify any issues or successes students are having to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2120/?v=1

  15. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

    12 Oct 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=2

  16. MiniWorkshop Follow-Up October 2, 2020

    03 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gaurav Arora1, Vinayak Mathur2

    1. Gallaudet University 2. Cabrini University

    A follow up to our mini workshop of August 14, 2020. Further information about the python pipeline for HGT and the new cytoscape lesson.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2113/?v=1

  17. Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges: Building a Community of Biology and Math Faculty to Develop and Disseminate Open Educational Resources

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

    By Vedham Karpakakunjaram1, Kristin Jenkins2

    1. Montgomery College 2. BioQUEST

    This is a poster presented at the SABER West 2020 conference. We introduced the grant's goals and objectives, described the leadership team and disseminated the information about the first network...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2093/?v=1

  18. Nature’s Flying Machines: The Evolutionary Relationship of Avian Form & Function

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

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    In this series of activities, birds will be used as the model organism. The modules examine the connections between body form and function over time by investigating the relationship between avian...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2085/?v=1

  19. Mini-Workshop August 14, 2020

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

    By Vinayak Mathur1, Anne Rosenwald2, Gaurav Arora3

    1. Cabrini University 2. Georgetown University 3. Gallaudet University

    We reviewed the materials available on Genome Solver (other lessons here) and described our new python pipeline for examining horizontal gene transfer and a new synteny lesson in detail.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2084/?v=1

  20. S-JEDI Learning Group Resource

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Jasmine Roberts2, Pat Marsteller3, Maggie Diamond-Stanic4

    1. Bates College and QUBES 2. The Ohio State University 3. Emory University 4. Bates College

    This resource provides a curriculum for a 6 week learning group centered on examining social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, specifically geared to organizational leaders in open education.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2079/?v=1