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07 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Shawna Reed
Genome Solver modules were combined to make one project for students using tools within NCBI BLAST to explore phylogenetics and horizontal gene transfer from phage to Chlamydia.
Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications
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
By Sarah Beth Cadieux
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue
Students analyze current and past temperature and carbon dioxide data in order to interpret how current climate change is related to climate over the past 450,000 years. Objectives: •Are global...
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
OBJECTIVES: •Differentiate P-wave from S-wave•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
07 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Taylor
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
Inclusive Pedagogy for Life Science Education Tagging Ontology
17 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Sharon Rivera2, Bryan Dewsbury3
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. Tacoma Community College 3. University of Rhode Island
UDL of the Day: Introducing Faculty to Universal Design for Learning through Case Activities
09 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison 2. University of Pittsburgh
Presentation by BioQUEST on providing Universal Design for Learning professional development, given at the Octboer 2019 UDL-HE Digicon
30 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexa Clemmons1, Jerry Timbrook2, Jon Herron1, Alison Crowe1
1. University of Washington 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time they graduate.
Introduction to Data Management and Metadata using NEON aquatic macroinvertebrate data
This lesson focuses on understanding metadata, the data about the data, using aquatic macroinvertebrate abundance and species information from a variety of NEON sampling locations.
Modeling the lac Operon to Understand the Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
27 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
This resource is a recitation activity designed for an introductory biology course in which students explore a lac operon simulation (https://qubeshub.org/resources/phetlacoperon).
Interconnections in The Open Ecosystem
11 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi
Keene State College
Presentation on open education and open science given as the keynote address at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Using Data Science Skills and Digitized Natural History Collections Data to Investigate Ecological and Evolutionary Principles in Introductory Biology Courses
22 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Lisa White, Anna Monfils1
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio
Session presentation Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education project at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
List of resources and support communities dedicated to biology undergraduate education
By Nate Emery
Michigan State University
Ecologists new to teaching and evidence-based teaching practices often feel alone and without support. There are resources and communities that can help them become better instructors and...