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  1. BIOQuest Summer Workshop 2016 – Bissell talk notes

    23 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Ahrash Bissell

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/325Session title:Distributed creation, community guidance, and OER development: current models and emerging practicesSession description:Open educational resources (OER) encompass teaching,...

  2. The Impact of Diversity on Group Productivity Within Online Faculty Mentoring Networks (FMNs) of Educators

    25 May 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Loretta Wanda Liu, Katie Grobengieser

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/212With the fast growing pace of online technology for teaching and obtaining information, increasingly, many educators are turning their browsers on to immerse both themselves and their...

  3. Quantitative biology: how educators that "buy-in" demonstrate greater productivity in teaching scholarship

    25 May 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Leah Balsan, Connor McLaughlin

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/213How does one teach effectively? Teachers and school administrators have been asking this question for generations. However, in the biological sciences, this question has been complicated by...

  4. Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models

    26 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: William Wimsatt, Jeff Schank

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/346Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module.

  5. 50 years of Data Science

    23 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/912More than 50 years ago, John Tukey called for a reformation of academic statistics. In ‘The Future of Data Analysis’, he pointed to the existence of an as-yet...

  6. Q4B: Questions For Biology

    08 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Gulnur Birol, Greg Bole, Sunita Chowrira, Bridgette Clarkston, Thomas Deane, Malin Hansen, Erica Jeffery, Pam Kalas, Kathy Nomme, Rosemary Oh-McGinnis, Angie O’Neill, Carol Pollock, Joan Sharp, Karen Smith, Michelle Tseng

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/908The Questions For Biology (Q4B) team aims to create validated concept inventories for use in diagnosing student misconceptions, informing teaching practices and tracking...

  7. Manual for Using BIRDD

    19 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, Frank Price

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/214This document contains all of the database notes and How-To files from within BIRDD. These can be printed to provide a "manual" for students to refer to. Instructors can distribute...

  8. An Introduction to ESTEEM

    04 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Biological Esteem

    This presentation introduces the philosophy, structure, and scope of the ESTEEM project, including terms for use. Three pedagogical approaches to integrating math and biology in the classroom, differing in how closely students interact with the underlying mathematical model, are illustrated with...

  9. Panel Discussion for using QUBES in your classroom

    27 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here https://qubeshub.org/publications/215QUBES will provide a panel of personnel who will be able to answer your questions and elaborate in a more complete way about the QUBES Hub functions, uses, and tools.  This session will...

  10. Reaching Across Boundaries: Building Relationships, Sharing, & Learning Online

    27 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ruth Kermish-Allen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/245The tools of the digital age are beginning to change the way we interact, the way we learn, the way we act, and the way we define our identities...for better or worse.  How can this love...

  11. Understanding the Quantitative and Computational Skills of Incoming Biology Students

    27 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Charles Umbanhowar Jr, Jason M Belitsky, P. Brodfuehrer, Gregory Davis, T. Haque, L. Lee, C. McFadden, Paul Overvoorde, M. Preest, Liz Stanhope, M. Vinces, Andrew Zieffler, Laura Ziegler

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/244Insufficient mathematical preparation has been linked to the failure of incoming students to persist in STEM-related majors.  In addition, recent advances in computation allow biologists...

  12. QUBES News, Highlights, and the Grand Opening of QUBESHub.org

    27 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Drew LaMar, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Alison N Hale, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/216The mission of the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project is to improve learning opportunities for all students enrolled in undergraduate biology courses...

  13. Integrating student research projects into mathematical biology courses

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Elissa Schwartz

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/256Interdisciplinary mathematical biology courses have particular challenges. Specific teaching methods are necessary in order to engage students with varying levels of competency in mathematics...

  14. QUBES: Supporting faculty in the teaching of mathematical biology

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Carrie Diaz Eaton, Sam S Donovan, Tom Gower, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/218Faculty are working hard to meet the career needs of students in mathematical biology at institutions across the country and the world. This may be by creating mathematical biology courses or...

  15. Mentoring Undergraduate Research Projects in Mathematical Biology

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy Comar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/255For several years, we have been mentoring undergraduate research projects in the areas of the dynamics of impulsive differential equation models for pest management and epidemiology and the...

  16. Modernizing Statistics Education via Biology Applications

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Olcay Akman

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/254In most traditional statistics courses, instructors use data from different fields in an effort to give the courses an interdisciplinary flavor. They generally fail because these attempts...

  17. Biomathematics education from the viewpoint of graduate biology

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alexis White

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/253Biology and mathematics in early education are often presented as two distinct entities. The strength of both disciplines becomes highlighted when combined to create the cryptic study of...

  18. IQS 2.0: A Modularized Integrated Math and Science Course

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Lester Caudill

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/252For the past several years, the University of Richmond has offered an Integrated Quantitative Science (IQS) course, integrating introductory courses in five math and science disciplines, to...

  19. Biometeorology of Asthma in South Florida: From Statistical Analysis to Mathematical Modeling

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: David Quesada

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/251Biometeorology has emerged as an interdisciplinary field dedicated to the study of the mutual influence between living things and the surrounding environment. Within this field, the study of...

  20. Using Online Materials/Videos to Enrich Linear Algebra for Scientists

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sarah Hews

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/250Linear algebra is an important course for biology majors but it is usually designed for math majors (emphasizing proofs) or engineers (focusing more on matrix algebra and algorithms)....