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  1. Optimal Foraging in Swirl

    15 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Elizabeth McWhirt1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    This lesson centers around the marginal value theorem (MVT, Charnov 1976), which describes how animals should forage in patches. It serves as a pre-lab to teach MVT basics, vectors, ANOVA, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1213/?v=1

  2. A “Rule-of-Five” Framework for Models and Modeling

    11 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Hannah Callender Highlander2, Kam Dahlquist3, Glenn Ledder4, Drew LaMar5, Richard Schugart6

    1. Bates College 2. University of Portland 3. Loyola Marymount University 4. University of Nebraska Lincoln 5. College of William and Mary 6. Western Kentucky University

    In this paper, we extend the “Rule-of-Four,” initially used in calculus reform efforts, to a “Rule-of-Five” framework for models and modeling that is inclusive of varying disciplinary definitions...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1346/?v=1

  3. Regulación de expresión génica y adipogénesis por PPAR-γ

    09 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo

    University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

    En ésta actividad de dibujo / coloreado los estudiantes aprenderán sobre los diferentes componentes involucrados en la regulación de la activación de PPAR-γ, un factor de transcripción que juega un...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1343/?v=1

  4. Introduction to Genome Browser: What is a Gene?

    21 Feb 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Joyce Stamm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/850 Genes encode information that our cells use to carry out their functions. In particular,...

  5. Facial Bones

    29 Sep 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Katherine Poole

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/873There are 14 beautiful facial bones six of them are paired and two of them are unpaired, for a grand total of 14 facial bones. The facial bones...

  6. IMMERSION Video

    27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Alondra Torres-Navarro

  7. Local Food Literature

    11 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Josh Nease

  8. QUBES – A virtual synthesis center catalyzing change in undergraduate quantitative biology education

    06 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/198Presentation about QUBES given at HHMI Constellation Meeting: Advancing science students mastery of quantitative skills. 

  9. Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Faculty Teaching Scholarship

    06 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, Kristin Jenkins, Alison N Hale, Gabriela Hamerlinck

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/199NGSS, AP Biology, and Vision & Change all highlight the importance of quantitative skills to understanding biology. The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES,...

  10. Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Teaching Scholarship in Quantitative Biology Education

    06 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Jeremy M Wojdak, Kristin Jenkins

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/205/Faculty Mentoring Networks (FMNs) are designed to support the development of teaching scholarship by promoting teacher identity, self-efficacy, and knowledge/experience via four core design...

  11. Reimagining professional development: Faculty mentoring networks as a model for connecting projects and teachers

    13 Mar 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/206The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project is working to design, implement, and assess online collaborative communities that promote teaching scholarship....

  12. Bringing Real Ecological Data into the Classroom: DryadLab on QUBESHub

    09 Dec 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriela Hamerlinck, Kristin Jenkins

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/207Bringing Real Ecological Data into the Classroom: DryadLab on QUBESHub was presented at the annual meeting of the Association of College & University Biology Educators in 2016. 

  13. Faculty Mentoring Networks: A model for professional development in undergraduate quantitative biology education

    17 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Melissa Aikens, Sam S Donovan, Kristin Jenkins, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/208There is a significant need to design and test alternative models for faculty development around undergraduate science teaching. Existing models for helping faculty adopt evidence-based...

  14. Integrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education: Creating the Resources and Growing the Community

    14 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Anna Monfils, Libby Ellwood, Debra Linton, Molly Phillips, Joseph A. Cook, Joseph Kerski, Tracy Barbaro, Sam S Donovan, Karen Powers, L. Alan Prather, Rob Guralnick

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/328Natural history collection specimens and associated data provide unique physical and virtual opportunities to engage students in the practice of science in authentic, place-based lessons. We...

  15. Confronting the challenges of bringing research data into undergraduate classrooms using online faculty mentoring networks

    07 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Alison N Hale, Tom Langen, Teresa Mourad, Kristin Jenkins, Sam S Donovan

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/327Using ecological research data in undergraduate courses has many potential benefits for student learning.  Students gain knowledge of ecological concepts, increased understanding of the...

  16. Incubators: A community based model for improving the usability of bioinformatics learning resources

    07 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Hayley Orndorf, Bill Morgan, Neal Grandgenett, Mark Pauley, Liz Ryder, Michael Sierk, Robin Wright, Anne Rosenwald, Liz Dinsdale, Eric Triplett, Sam S Donovan

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/326There are a variety of barriers to faculty participation in scholarly approaches to teaching. Primary among these are the challenges undergraduate faculty face in finding and...

  17. Training In-Service Teachers to Think Deeply About Modeling in the Common Core Movement

    11 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Talitha Washington

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/242Over the years, I have conducted in-service teacher training sessions and workshops organized by the Capstone Institute at Howard University. My role has been to enhance teacher content...

  18. A BioGraphy of Life: How Graph Theory Makes Mathematics Recognizable, Relevant, and Research-Rich in Biology Education

    11 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: John R Jungck

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/241Biologists use graphs extensively in ecology, evolution, genetics, developmental biology, and biochemistry: phylogenetic trees, food webs, pedigrees, genetic networks, metabolic pathways,...

  19. A Framework for Modeling to Encourage Interdisciplinary Conversations

    11 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Carrie Diaz Eaton

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/209Here we present a framework for thinking about what models and modeling are, particularly to other disciplines. We encourage that differing disciplinary approaches are seen as part of a...

  20. A Framework for Teaching Modeling to Biologists

    10 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Drew LaMar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/210What are the modeling skills and metacognitive strategies of importance for the life sciences? In this talk, we describe a teaching and learning framework around modeling...