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Answer Checking - Modified for Practice Applying UDL
04 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. BioQUEST 2. QUBES; BioQUEST; University of Pittsburgh
This shortened BIOMAAP activity on answer checking strategies was used as an example activity to practice applying Universal Design for Learning
NSF RCN-UBE SCORE Mid-Survey Findings
01 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Taylor
Network findings for the SCORE Network Mid-Survey.
NSF RCN-UBE SCORE Pre-Data Summary Report
Evaluation findings of the SCORE Pre-Summit Survey with participant demographics.
Why are Cells Small? Surface Area to Volume Ratio
30 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Howard Starnes1, Christianne Baucom Nieuwsma2, Jennifer Glee Buntz3, Sondra Marie LoRe4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5
1. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 2. South Mountain Community College 3. Central New Mexico Community College 4. National Institute for STEM Evaluation & Research (NISER) 5. Montgomery College
This module explores surface area to volume ratios in a cube and sphere in relation to cell size.
Coding Club: A Positive Peer-Learning Community
22 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gergana Daskalova1, Sandra Angers-Blondin1, John Godlee1, Izzy Rich1, Beverly Tan1, Declan Valters1, Haydn Thomas1, Pedro Miranda1, Gabriela Hajduk1, Kat Keogan1, Isla Myers-Smith1, Kyle Dexter1, Christina Coakley1
University of Edinburgh
Free and self-paced tutorials and courses for learning to code out of the University of Edinburgh
Trauma-Informed Pedagogy: Teaching in Uncertain Times
21 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mays Imda
Pima Community College
This free online seminar is designed for educators who are interested in learning about how they can teach their students despite the presence of trauma related to CoVID-19. Tuesday, April 28, 2020...
Movement: Nature's Flying Machines (Online)
25 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton
Central Michigan University
Adapted for online learning: In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and...
Backward Design with Digital Data
19 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3, Erica Krimmel4, Natalie Douglas, Anna Monfils1
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 4. iDigBio, Florida State University
Best practices for designing educational modules using biodiversity data
Universal Design for Learning - Faculty Mentoring Network Introduction
04 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison 2. QUBES; BioQUEST; University of Pittsburgh
Overview of Universal Design for Learning, presented to a faculty mentoring network during a virtual meeting
Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications (Project EDDIE)
01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Catherine Beck
Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record
Ontology for UDL and Related Content
18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley
This is a description of tagging ontology that can be used for UDL resources
Analyzing current and past climate data (Project EDDIE)
By Sarah Beth Cadieux
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue
Students analyze current and past temperature and CO2 data to relate current climate change to climate of the past 450,000 years.Objectives: Are global temperatures and CO2 levels rising? How are...
Seismology Lab (Project EDDIE)
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
OBJECTIVES: •Differentiate P-waves from S-waves•Learn to identify body and surface waves on a seismic record•Learn how seismic waves change as you move away from the epicenter•Use seismic waves to...
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
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...
Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON
16 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Courtney Campany1, David Kang2
1. Shepherd University 2. Cornell University
This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with...
Open QUBES - A Faculty Use Case of Open Practice
18 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah Prescott
University of New Hampshire
QUBES has been a critical component of my continued success as an open scholar. This poster details several of these outcomes with my lived experience working with QUBES as an Open scholar as a...
Teaching Population Dynamics with Data and HHMI BioInteractive
16 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Abby Kula1, Kristine Grayson2
1. Mount St. Mary’s University 2. University of Richmond
Presented at NABT 2019, we demonstrate how the Population Dynamics Click & Learn resource can be customized for any organism - using the Lionfish invasion as an example
Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges Network Meeting Code of Conduct
12 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristin Jenkins1, Vedham Karpakakunjaram2
1. BioQUEST 2. Montgomery College
Code of Conduct for the Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges (QBCC) Network Meeting in February 2020
Evaluation of NSF RCN-UBE SCORE Summit
07 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Data summary for evaluation findings of the NSF RCN-UBE: Sustainability Challenges for Open Resources to promote an Equitable Undergraduate Biology Education (SCORE) summit held at Bates College,...
The QUBES Resource System: Integrating open educational practices into diverse education reform communities
28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan1, Drew LaMar2, Hayley Orndorf1, Sarah Prescott3
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. College of William and Mary 3. University of New Hampshire
Presentation on the QUBES Resource System given at the 16th Annual Open Education Conference