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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
QUBES: An education gateway for professional development, OER sharing, and project support
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.
Data Management Adaptation: Correlating Forest Community Dynamics to Climate
19 Dec 2018 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Sarah McCarthy-Neumann
Students use vegetation structure data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by correlating...
BioQUEST / QUBES Summer Workshop 2019 - Code of Conduct
23 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristin Jenkins1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. BioQUEST 2. University of Pittsburgh
We are using this project to publish and version our meeting code of conduct. Our goal is to engage the conference community in the discussion of the code of conduct to raise awareness about it.
Developing quantitative skills for ecological data: the effects of climate warming on phenological variation and species interactions
21 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jill Hamilton1, Zachary Tarble1
North Dakota State University
Students combine long-term observational data sets and experimental warming in an alpine meadow in Gothic, CO to test, evaluate, and interpret ecological data focusing on phenological variation and...
50 Years of Data Science
30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Donoho
This paper reviews some ingredients of the current “Data Science moment”, including recentcommentary about data science in the popular media, and about how/whether Data Science isreally different...
Questions For Biology: Concept Inventories for Biological Concepts
By Gülnur Birol1, Greg Bole1, Sunita Chowrira1, Bridgette Clarkston1, Thomas Deane1, Malin Hansen1, Erica Jeffery1, Pam Kalas1, Kathy Nomme1, Rosemary Oh-McGinnis1, Angie O’Neill1, Carol Pollock1, Joan Sharp1, Karen Smith1, Michelle Tseng1
University of British Columbia
The Questions For Biology (Q4B) team aims to create validated concept inventories for use in diagnosing student misconceptions, informing teaching practices and tracking learning gains across a...
Computational Biology using R
By Hong Qin
University of Tennessee Chattanooga
This is an introductory level course on computational biology.
By Richard FitzHugh1, Jin-ichi Nagumo2
1. Technische Hochschule 2. University of Tokyo
The FitzHugh–Nagumo model describes a prototype of an excitable system (e.g., a neuron).
ModelSim Population Biology Unit
By Uri Wilensky1, Paulo Blikstein2, Corey Brady3, David Figlio1, Pratim Sengupta4, Jason Bertsche1, Yu (Bryan) Guo1, Nathan Holbert1, Michael Novak1, Firat Soylu1, Aditi Wagh1, Gokul Krishnan4, Brogan Miller2, Shima Salehi2
1. Northwestern University 2. Stanford University 3. Inquire Learning 4. Vanderbilt University
This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology.
By Bodo Winter1, Sven Grawunder2
1. Department of Cognitive and Information Sciences, University of California, Merced 2. Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
The dataset recorded properties of formal and informal speech registers in Korean.