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  1. Counting the Forest and the Trees: Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) is a tool for Vision and Change

    27 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: DorothyBelle Poli

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/228/Vision and Change stressed the importance of quantitative skills for the future of science in the United States. In response to this plea, biologists and mathematicians came together to...

  2. Panel: Implementing and distributing learning resources in quantitative biology education

    26 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/229/QUBES Hub will offer a rich store of resources for incorporating quantitative skills into the undergraduate curriculum and tools for facilitating collaboration in the development and sharing...

  3. A New Hub for QUBES based on the HUBzero Platform

    26 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Michael McLennan

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/248The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) Consortium has a mission to connect educators across biology and mathematics with each other and with the latest...

  4. Two themes, one talk: Distributing quantitative faculty expertise to classrooms that need it in real-time & measuring professional contributions to undergraduate education

    25 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jeremy M Wojdak, Sam S Donovan, Tom Gower, Kristin Jenkins

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/230Have you ever wanted to add a quantitative project to your course, but lacked the expertise with some aspect of the software, computation, modeling, or statistics?  Have you ever wished...

  5. QUBES: A vision of community collaboration in teaching and learning in quantitative biology

    25 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Drew LaMar, Carrie Diaz Eaton

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/231/QUBES, which stands for Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis, is an NSF Research Coordination Network in Undergraduate Biology Education (RCN-UBE) and was recently...

  6. QUBES: Building a community to promote undergraduate quantitative biology education

    22 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Sam S Donovan

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/232This was a poster session at the 2015 Ecological Society of America meeting in Baltimore, MD.Ecology has developed into a field with a strong emphasis on quantitative research. As a result,...

  7. A collaborative approach to quantitative biology course reform: It's better than doing it all by yourself

    19 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/233This is the abstract of an oral presentation given at the Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA in 2015. "Faculty often experience two distinct problems as...

  8. Using gross parasites to sneak even grosser equations into the introductory biology classroom

    19 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/234This was an oral presentation at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists in Omaha, NE. "College faculty that teach introductory courses often struggle to...

  9. An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R

    10 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Gareth James, Daniela Witten, Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/847From the book website:This book provides an introduction to statistical learning methods. It is aimed for upper level undergraduate students,...

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

    08 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sarah Hews

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/785Linear 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...

  11. Assessment of Science Inquiry

    19 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sabra Lee, George E. Hein

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/313Different types of classroom assessment can give teachers different kinds of evaluation information. This chapter surveys the assessment methods available to teachers, and talks about the...

  12. AWS (Ammazon Web Services) & BATEC

    17 Jun 2015 |

    http://aws.amazon.com/grants/ http://batec.org/si2015/ http://batec.org/SI2015/location/ http://batec.org/travel-reimbursement-policy/

  13. Open science, open data, open source projects for undergraduate research experiences

    17 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kam Dahlquist

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/314Description:In this workshop, I will demonstrate a suite of open source tools that students use in my courses to conduct original research in my courses.  In a team-taught, cross-listed...

  14. Robot vs. Disease: Using CellProfiler to model biomedical research in your classroom

    15 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Bray

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/315Date & Time:Saturday, June 13 @ 2PM & Sunday June 14, @2PMDescription: In this session, I will introduce the open-source and freely-available software package CellProfiler,...

  15. Quantitative reasoning: Interdisciplinary STEM 21st century reasoning modality

    14 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Robert Lee Mayes

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/316Date & Time:Wednesday, June 17 @ 9AMDescription:The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS 2013) and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (NGA 2010) call for improving...

  16. Undergraduate Research Experiences in Computational Science at a Community College

    13 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tony Sena

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/320We will present our experiences doing undergraduate research in the area of parallel computing and distributed systems on a multidisciplinary environment with STEM students. We show that...

  17. Visualization: Quantitative reasoning via image analysis, networks, topology, generative models, and 3D rendering

    10 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, John R Jungck

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/321Additional resources for:"Visualization: Quantitative reasoning via image analysis, networks, topology, generative models, and 3D rendering" by John R. JungckDate and Time:...

  18. Avida-ED User Manual

    07 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Diane Blackwood

    Basic User manual to use Avida-ED

  19. Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: A Practical Introduction

    03 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Steven F Railsback, Volker Grimm

    From the authors website:  "We designed this book to fill the need for an introductory text on agent-based modeling for scientists, for use both in university courses (graduate or upper level undergraduate) and by people teaching themselves. The book is not specific to any particular...

  20. HHMI-AAMC Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians report

    03 Jun 2015 |

    The AAMC and HHMI convened a group of scientists, physicians, and science educators from small colleges, large universities, and medical schools around the United States to determine the most important scientific competencies required of students graduating from college prior to matriculating...