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  1. Building Community-Based Approaches to Systemic Reform in Mathematical Biology Education

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

    By Olcay Akman1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Dan Hrozencik3, Kristin Jenkins4, Kaci Thompson5

    1. Illinois State University 2. Bates College and QUBES 3. Chicago State University 4. BioQUEST 5. University of Maryland

    This is an open access article from Bulletins in Math Bio.

  2. Meeting Report: Sustainability Challenges for Open Resources to promote an Equitable Undergraduate Biology Education (SCORE-UBE) Network

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Kaitlin Bonner2, Karen Cangialosi3, Bryan Dewsbury4, Maggie Diamond-Stanic5, Jason Douma6, Michelle Smith7, Jeremy M Wojdak8

    1. Bates College and QUBES 2. St. John Fisher College 3. Keene State College 4. University of Rhode Island 5. Bates College 6. University of Sioux Falls 7. Cornell University 8. Radford University

    We report on the SCORE-UBE Network Summit, which involved participants from multiple sectors in open educational resources (OER) in an on-going discussion about sustainability of OER in tandem with...

  3. 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...

  4. Sizes, Scales, and Specialization: An activity highlighting the diversity in cell types

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

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

  5. 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...

  6. Caribbean coral reef structure and biodiversity - Comparing boosted regression tree & multiple regression approaches

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

    By Eric Womack

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Creating and comparing boosted regression tree models to multiple regression models.

  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....

  8. Oct 23 2019

    CourseSource Writing Studio Application for January 2020

    Editorial board members for the journal CourseSource ( are hosting a Writing Studio workshop on Friday, January 17th at the University of California Irvine, just ahead...

  9. DEHPD 17 Steps in the Hiring Process

    08 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Equity & Diversity in Hiring Process Committee

    Higher Education Institutions in Puget Sound

    A 17 step document created by people from marginalized populations for equity and diversity in hiring.

  10. Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics

    06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3

    1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries

    This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...

  11. Developing quantitative skills for ecological data: the effects of climate warming on phenological variation and species interactions

    21 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jill Hamilton1, Zachary Tarble1

    North Dakota State University

    Students combine long-term observational data sets and experimental warming in an alpine meadow in Gothic, CO to test, evaluate, and interpret ecological data focusing on phenological variation and...

  12. 50 Years of Data Science

    30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Donoho

    Stanford University

    This paper reviews some ingredients of the current “Data Science moment”, including recentcommentary about data science in the popular media, and about how/whether Data Science isreally different...

  13. Fitzhugh-Nagumo Model

    30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Richard FitzHugh1, Jin-ichi Nagumo2

    1. Technische Hochschule 2. University of Tokyo

    The FitzHugh–Nagumo model describes a prototype of an excitable system (e.g., a neuron).

  14. Politeness Data

    30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Bodo Winter1, Sven Grawunder2

    1. Department of Cognitive and Information Sciences, University of California, Merced 2. Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

    The dataset recorded properties of formal and informal speech registers in Korean.

  15. Innovative Teaching Exchange: Asking Questions in Probability Class

    30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Queena N. Lee-Chua

    Ateneo de Manila University

    This is an article in MAA's Innovative Teaching Exchange that describes strategies to get students past thoughtless number crunching, guessing, and intuition when it comes to solving probability...

  16. Statistics for Biologists

    30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Magdalena Skipper1, Ritu Dhand1, Helen Pearson1, Francesca Cesari1


    There is no disputing the importance of statistical analysis in biological research, but too often it is considered only after an experiment is completed, when it may be too late.

  17. Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes

    30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Hossein Pishro-Nik

    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts

    This site is the homepage of the textbook Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes by Hossein Pishro-Nik.

  18. Citations

    26 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Louise Mead1, Jim Smith2, Wendy Johnson, Michael James Wiser2, Robert T Pennock2, Amy Lark

    1. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 2. Michigan State University

    Published Avida-Ed article

  19. Avida-ED User Manual

    26 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Diane Blackwood

    Michigan State University

    Basic User manual to use Avida-ED

  20. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia Marcescens

    25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurel Hester1, Mark Sarvary2, Corey Ptak

    1. Keuka College 2. Cornell University

    This laboratory module gives students hands-on experience with mutation and selection in bacteria.