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Cell Biology by the Numbers
18 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ron Milo1, Rob Phillips2
1. Weizmann Institute of Science 2. California Institute of Technology
Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells
R for biologists
By Marco Martinez
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
An introductory guide to data analysis in R for life sciences researchers.
BioNumbers: The Database of Useful Biological Numbers
17 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ron Milo1, Paul Jorgensen2, Michael Springer2
1. Weizmann Institute of Science 2. Harvard Medical School
A database of biological numbers that you can search and browse.
Documenting teaching scholarship among undergraduate biology educators using OER
11 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ahrash Bissell1, Lauren Collister2, Sam S Donovan2, Drew LaMar3, Hayley Orndorf2
1. The Monterey Institute for Technology and Education 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. College of William and Mary
Poster on the use, adaptation, and reuse of Open Educational Resources within the QUBES community at OpenEd 2018
Use of Peerwise and Twitter in Open Pedagogy
10 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah Prescott
University of New Hampshire
This presentation will demonstrate the use of two open tools (Peerwise and Twitter) to engage students in creating and discussing course content.
Sample NetLogo Code of Bacterial Growth
01 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Elizabeth Yust
The New School
Each NetLogo file is a sequential version of the final bacterial growth model produced in the Bacterial Growth Tutorial. These are to be used as checks to one's understanding alongside the tutorial.
Augmented Reality Metabolic Pathways (ARMET)
12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Eduardo Galembeck
University of Campinas (Brazil)
The ARMET app is developed using Unity, 3D molecules obtained from Protein Data Bank and ChemSpider-chemical structure database, the usage data are stored into a database (MySQL) and are analyzed...
Using Online Materials/Videos to Enrich Linear Algebra for Scientists
By Sarah Hews
Abstract for a talk given on an experiment using MIT’s open courseware linear algebra videos to teach a linear algebra course without prerequisites that targeted biology majors.
11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicholas G. Reich1, Andrea S. Foulkes1, Harrel Blatt1, Eric A. Cohen1, Gregory Matthews1
University of Massachusetts
statsTeachR is an open-access, online repository of modular lesson plans, a.k.a. "modules", for teaching statistics using R at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Cookbook for R
By Winston Chang
The goal of the cookbook is to provide solutions to common tasks and problems in analyzing data.
IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models
By C. Jessica E. Metcalf1, Sean M. McMahon2, Roberto Salguero-Gómez3, Eelke Jongejans4, Cory Merow5
1. University of Oxford 2. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute 3. University of Queensland 4. Radbound University Nijmegen 5. STRI and University of Connecticut
IPMpack is an R package (R Development Core Team 2013) that allows users to build and analyse Integral Projection Models.
My Experiences in a Faculty Mentoring Network for Mathematical Modeling
28 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lauren Margaret Shareshian
Oregon Episcopal School
Talk given as a part of the Symposium - Communities of Practice for Math Modeling Education at the SIAM 2018 Conference
The Education for Sustainability – Philly Project: Supporting Teachers to Develop Lessons on Sustainability
By Victor Donnay
Bryn Mawr College
The Math Modeling Hub: a New Online Community of Practice for Educators
By Jason Douma
University of Sioux Falls
Fostering and Sustaining Interdisciplinary Faculty Communities Around Undergraduate Teaching: Insights from the QUBES Project
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Adapting InTeGrate Materials for Online Courses
22 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tara Holmberg
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
As part of my second mentoring of the InTeGrate FMN for QUBES, I chose to focus on my conversion of several resources to an online course format.
Closing the Gap in the Open Educational Resources (OER) Life Cycle with HHMI BioInteractive Resources
13 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson
University of Richmond
This poster was presented at the HHMI BioInteractive Educator Professional Development Conference in 2018. It details the HHMI BioInteractive site on QUBES and the resources published by educators...
QUBES-ESA partnership uses online Faculty Mentoring Networks to prepare faculty for teaching quantitative biology to undergraduates
By Nicole Chodkowski1, Gabriela Hamerlinck2, R Deborah Overath3, Teresa Mourad4, Kristin Jenkins5, Sam S Donovan6, Arietta Fleming-Davies7, Jeremy M Wojdak1
1. Radford University 2. QUBES, BioQUEST 3. Texas Southmost College 4. Ecological Society of America 5. BioQUEST 6. University of Pittsburgh 7. QUBES; Radford University
Poster on Faculty Mentoring Networks presented at ESA 2018
Developing Quantitative Skills in Your Courses Using HHMI BioInteractive Resources
27 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Holly Basta1, Rebecca Orr2
1. Rocky Mountain College 2. Collin College
This workshop will focus on how HHMI BioInteractive resources and inclusive teaching practices can be used to increase students’ quantitative literacy and confidence working with data. A...