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Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility of the Day
05 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison 2. University of Pittsburgh
Overview of Universal Design for Learning, presented to a faculty mentoring network during a virtual meeting
Data simulation and randomization tests
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James S. Santangelo
University of Toronto
A participatory live-coding lesson on simulating data and performing randomization tests on ecological data in R.
The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. An introduction to statistical analysis in animal behavior research
20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Julia Burrows
Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior through two different quantitative activities where they generate hypotheses, create figures, conduct data...
NEON Data in the Classroom: Faculty Mentoring Networks Offer a Low-Investment High-Output Means of Creating and Implementing Data-Centric Classroom Materials
By Megan A. Jones
National Ecological Observatory Network
This ePoster presents the Faculty Mentoring Network model as a way to support faculty creation and implementation of data-centric classroom teaching activities. It focuses on the NEON Data...
Phylogeny of Land Plants
By Laura Ellen Rose
In this lab, students review the characteristics of the major land plant lineages. Then they perform phylogenetic analyses based on morphological characters.
Data Management Adaptation: Correlating Forest Community Dynamics to Climate
19 Dec 2018 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Sarah McCarthy-Neumann
Students use vegetation structure data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by correlating...
BioQUEST / QUBES Summer Workshop 2019 - Code of Conduct
23 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristin Jenkins1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. BioQUEST 2. University of Pittsburgh
We are using this project to publish and version our meeting code of conduct. Our goal is to engage the conference community in the discussion of the code of conduct to raise awareness about it.
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...
50 Years of Data Science
30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Donoho
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...
Questions For Biology: Concept Inventories for Biological Concepts
By Gülnur Birol1, Greg Bole1, Sunita Chowrira1, Bridgette Clarkston1, Thomas Deane1, Malin Hansen1, Erica Jeffery1, Pam Kalas1, Kathy Nomme1, Rosemary Oh-McGinnis1, Angie O’Neill1, Carol Pollock1, Joan Sharp1, Karen Smith1, Michelle Tseng1
University of British Columbia
The Questions For Biology (Q4B) team aims to create validated concept inventories for use in diagnosing student misconceptions, informing teaching practices and tracking learning gains across a...
Computational Biology using R
By Hong Qin
University of Tennessee Chattanooga
This is an introductory level course on computational biology.
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).
ModelSim Population Biology Unit
By Uri Wilensky1, Paulo Blikstein2, Corey Brady3, David Figlio1, Pratim Sengupta4, Jason Bertsche1, Yu (Bryan) Guo1, Nathan Holbert1, Michael Novak1, Firat Soylu1, Aditi Wagh1, Gokul Krishnan4, Brogan Miller2, Shima Salehi2
1. Northwestern University 2. Stanford University 3. Inquire Learning 4. Vanderbilt University
This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology.
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.
Statistical Exploration of Climate Data
By Tamra Carpenter1, Jon Kettenring2, Robert Vanderbei3
1. DIMACS, Rutgers University 2. Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, Drew University 3. Princeton University
In this module the students will learn some basic concepts in statistical thinking about data, with emphasis on exploratory data analysis.
Java Applets for Power and Sample Size
By Russ Lenth
Statistics and Actuarial Science Department, University of Iowa
This is a Java application that allows you to do power and sample-size calculations for a number of standard statistical models.
Innovative Teaching Exchange: Asking Questions in Probability Class
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...
Statistics for Biologists
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.
Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes
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.
Tools: New tools for new science
By Harry Shum
A collection of computational, modeling and data analysis tools developed at Microsoft Research Labs.