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  1. 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...

  2. 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,...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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/

  6. 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...

  7. 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,...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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:...

  11. Avida-ED User Manual

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

    Basic User manual to use Avida-ED

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. A Quick Guide to Teaching R Programming to Computational Biology Students

    03 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Eglen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/838An introduction from an experienced educator in teaching R to computational biology graduate students. Contains information that is relevant for the undergraduate classroom...

  15. BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists

    25 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Committee on Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

    Biological sciences have been revolutionized, not only in the way research is conducted -- with the introduction of techniques such as recombinant DNA and digital technology -- but also in how research findings are communicated among professionals and to the public. Yet, the undergraduate...

  16. Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action

    25 May 2015 |

    This is the final report of a national conference organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science with support from the National Science Foundation in an effort to show how the undergraduate biology education system needs to be improved: "Given the radical changes in the...

  17. R for biologists

    18 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Marco Martinez

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/815An introductory guide to data analysis in R for life sciences researchers.

  18. Exploring Disease Transmission on Networks with NetLogo

    10 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Winfried Just, Ying Xin

  19. Pre-Health Students' Attitudes towards the Relative Importance of Biology and Statistics for their Preparation for Professional School

    07 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Atteh Akoto, Michelle Garber-Talamo, Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/235During a recent review of the MCAT exam, the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) surveyed medical school faculty to determine the relative importance of basic science and...

  20. Characterizing the Quantitative Biology Curricula from Institutions Across the United States

    29 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Wendy Jo Levenson, Monika Norea Herbst, Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/236Due to the increasingly quantitative nature of the biological sciences, many schools now offer majors in mathematical biology. As this is a new major, there is no standard for how the program...