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QUBES: An education gateway for professional development, OER sharing, and project support
23 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan1, Kristin Jenkins2, Drew LaMar3, Jeremy M Wojdak4
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. BioQUEST 3. College of William and Mary 4. Radford University
Poster about QUBES as an education gateway presented at the 2019 ASCN Transforming Institutions
Quantifying and Visualizing Campus Tree Phenology
18 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nate Emery1, Caleb Trujillo1, Andrew Jarosz1, Tammy M Long1
Michigan State University
This lesson, published on CourseSource, enables collaborative teams to collect, quantify, and analyze observable seasonal changes in nature.
Students of Color Identify Ways Enivronmental Faculty Can Advance Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Undergraduate Programs
02 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tania Schusler
Loyola University Chicago
This grounded theory study documents the experiences of students of color in undergraduate environmental degree programs. Its results can inform faculty, staff, and administrators about how to...
Expanding the pipeline: Engaging urban secondary school and college students in science and the environment
01 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Yael Wyner1, Janice Koch2
1. City College of New York, City University of New York 2. Hofstra University
This speed talk will describe three education projects that engage urban minority students in science and the environment.
UW Data Science for Social Good program
31 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah A Stone
eScience Institute - University of Washington
The UW Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program partners eScience Data Scientists and Student Fellows from across the country with Project Leads from academia, government, and the private sector...
Summary of the National Academies Report on Data Science for Undergraduates
By Lou Gross
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Under the auspices of the National Academies, a Committee developed a consensus report regarding means to enhance undergraduate programs in the emerging discipline of data science.
Actually, Data Science CAN Be Accessible: Barriers to inclusion of people with disabilities in the data science workforce pipeline and ideas for lowering them
By Andrew Osborne Hasley
Will draw on personal experience as a student and professional with a severe visual impairment and knowledge gained from colleagues and friends during ongoing efforts in the area of accessible...
30 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
NIBLSE Incubators: A community-based model for the development of bioinformatics learning resources
29 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michael Sierk1, Sam S Donovan2, Bill Morgan3, Hayley Orndorf2, Mark A. Pauley4, Sabrina Robertson5, Elizabeth F Ryder6, William Tapprich7
1. Saint Vincent College 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. The College of Wooster 4. University of Nebraska at Omaha 5. NC State 6. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 7. University of Nebraska-Omaha
Presentation given at GLBIO 2019 on NIBLSE Incubators
Changing Faculty Practice: Promoting the Scholarship of Teaching with Faculty Mentoring Networks
27 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Sam S Donovan2, Carrie Diaz Eaton3, Kristin Jenkins4, Drew LaMar5
1. Radford University 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. Unity College 4. BioQUEST 5. College of William and Mary
Poster presented at Transforming STEM Higher Education: Confirming the Authority of Evidence, AAC&U 2018
Serenity now! Keep calm and do science with real data in the classroom
22 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Drew LaMar1, Kristin Jenkins2, Nicole Chodkowski3
1. College of William and Mary 2. BioQUEST 3. Radford University
Presentation on a free web application currently under development on QUBES called Serenity at the 5th Life Discovery Conference
The Potential of Natural History Collections in Educating the 21st Century Scientist and Citizen
20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Debra Linton1
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Presentation at the 5th Life Discovery Conference on natural history collections
19 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan1, Hayley Orndorf1, Drew LaMar2
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. College of William and Mary
Poster about QUBES as an education gateway presented at the 2019 Biology Leadership Community meeting
HITS: A network to promote high-throughput (HT) approaches through inquiry-based case studies
14 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carlos Christopher Goller1, Stefanie Chen1, Sabrina Robertson2
1. North Carolina State University 2. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Poster on the HITS project presented at the 2018 Annual Fall Conference for the National Center for Case Study Teaching In Science.
Getting students to reason with data: QUBES tools and teaching resources built for introductory biology
21 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Workshop presented at the 2019 Biology Learning Community Conference
Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility of the Day
05 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison 2. University of Pittsburgh
Overview of Universal Design for Learning, presented to a faculty mentoring network during a virtual meeting
Data simulation and randomization tests
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James S. Santangelo
University of Toronto
A participatory live-coding lesson on simulating data and performing randomization tests on ecological data in R.
The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. An introduction to statistical analysis in animal behavior research
20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Julia Burrows
Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior through two different quantitative activities where they generate hypotheses, create figures, conduct data...
NEON Data in the Classroom: Faculty Mentoring Networks Offer a Low-Investment High-Output Means of Creating and Implementing Data-Centric Classroom Materials
By Megan A. Jones
National Ecological Observatory Network
This ePoster presents the Faculty Mentoring Network model as a way to support faculty creation and implementation of data-centric classroom teaching activities. It focuses on the NEON Data...
Phylogeny of Land Plants
By Laura Ellen Rose
In this lab, students review the characteristics of the major land plant lineages. Then they perform phylogenetic analyses based on morphological characters.