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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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,...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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,...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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.

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...