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Assessment of CUREs BIOME Institute 2020 Report Out
19 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mentewab Ayalew1, Holly Basta2, John Howard Starnes3, Mark Osterlund4, Emily Ward4, Marcie Warner5, Molly Phillips6
1. Spelman College 2. Rock Mountain College 3. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 4. Rocky Mountain College 5. University of Pittsburgh 6. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
This is a video summary of the progress to date and individual plans for the Assessment of CUREs Working Group as part of 2020 BIOME Institute. ...
Re-Envisioning Culture Network: A Syllabus Guide
By Alexis E Hunter, Michele Williams, Terrell R Morton1, Imari Deon Bramlett2, Auden Conyers2
1. University of Missouri - Columbia 2. University of Missouri
The Re-Envisioning Culture Network Syllabus aims to honor Black identity and culture while acknowledging the barriers that Black undergraduate students face through definitions, art, storytelling,...
Why, when, and how to cite sources of biodiversity specimen data
07 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Katie Pearson
Cal Poly State University
This short video and assessment explain why we as scientists should cite our data sources and how we can do this for sources of biodiversity specimen data.
Transforming your CUREs with SENCER
12 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Davida Smyth
The New School
Presentation on Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities given as part of the 2020 BioQUEST & QUBES BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity.
SPLINE Post-Survey Findings
02 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Taylor
Summary of findings for SPLINE program participants Pre to Post
Findings from S-JEDI Learning Community Post-Survey
Summary of findings of the Summer 2020 S-JEDI Learning Community Post-Survey
Anti-Racist Educator's Starting Guides
10 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community1, Nicole Sumner1, christina Chin-Newman1, Nina Haft1, Jessika Murphy1, Shannon Coskran1, Michael Lee1, Ian Pollock1, Nazzy Pakpour1, Pascale Guiton1
California State University East Bay
The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) has worked diligently to create the attached anti-racist starting guides for our faculty and staff at CSUEB and on other higherEd campuses.
Building Community-Based Approaches to Systemic Reform in Mathematical Biology Education
03 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Olcay Akman1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Dan Hrozencik3, Kristin Jenkins4, Kaci Thompson5
1. Illinois State University 2. Bates College and QUBES 3. Chicago State University 4. BioQUEST 5. University of Maryland
This is an open access article from Bulletins in Math Bio.
Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges: Building a Community of Biology and Math Faculty to Develop and Disseminate Open Educational Resources
31 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Vedham Karpakakunjaram1, Kristin Jenkins2
1. Montgomery College 2. BioQUEST
This is a poster presented at the SABER West 2020 conference. We introduced the grant's goals and objectives, described the leadership team and disseminated the information about the first network...
Nature’s Flying Machines: The Evolutionary Relationship of Avian Form & Function
28 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Melissa Haswell
In this series of activities, birds will be used as the model organism. The modules examine the connections between body form and function over time by investigating the relationship between avian...
Ethics in Synthetic Biology
By Lisa Scheifele1, Fran Sandmeier
Loyola University Maryland
This collection of five activities provide students with an introduction to thinking about ethical concerns in human genome synthesis, gene editing, metabolic engineering, and synthetic genomes.
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning Recording
14 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hayley Orndorf1, Andrew Osborne Hasley2
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. BioQuest
Video recordings (with captions), transcript, and chat for the STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning.
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Episode One
By Bryan Dewsbury1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Molly Phillips3, Anna Monfils4
1. University of Rhode Island 2. Bates College and QUBES 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 4. Central Michigan University
Episode One is a conversation with Bryan Dewsbury (University of Rhode Island) one of the authors of the CBE-LSE Inclusive Pedagogy guide.
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Episode 3
By Kelisa Wing
Department of Defense Education Activity
Episode 3 builds from Kelisa Wing's recent blog post calling for educators to hold themselves accountable for dismantling racial oppression.
Meeting Report: Sustainability Challenges for Open Resources to promote an Equitable Undergraduate Biology Education (SCORE-UBE) Network
13 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Kaitlin Bonner2, Karen Cangialosi3, Bryan Dewsbury4, Maggie Diamond-Stanic5, Jason Douma6, Michelle Smith7, Jeremy M Wojdak8
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. St. John Fisher College 3. Keene State College 4. University of Rhode Island 5. Bates College 6. University of Sioux Falls 7. Cornell University 8. Radford University
We report on the SCORE-UBE Network Summit, which involved participants from multiple sectors in open educational resources (OER) in an on-going discussion about sustainability of OER in tandem with...
Using the QUBES platform and NEON faculty mentoring networks to build, adapt, and publish data-driven open educational resources
07 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kusum Naithani1, Megan A. Jones2, Kristine Grayson3
1. University of Arkansas 2. National Ecological Observatory Network 3. University of Richmond
This video provides an overview of the NEON Data Education Faculty Mentoring Networks and an example of published QUBES resource implementation in the classroom.
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Episode 4
06 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mays Imad
Pima Community College
Beyond Techniques: A Phenomenological Approach to Inclusive Teaching with Dr. Mays Imad.
Scientist Spotlights: Integrating Themes of Diversity and Inclusion with Course Content
04 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Dax Ovid1, Kimberly Tanner1, Jeff Schinske2
1. San Francisco State University 2. Foothill College
The Scientist Spotlights Initiative empowers middle/high school, college, and university science educators to implement inclusive curricula that help ALL students see themselves in science.
Flying With Swallows – a Model for Undergraduate Research-Based Learning
03 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Joanna Werner-Fraczek
Moreno Valley College
Moreno Valley College, a two-year community college in Southern California, experiences an annual migration of cliff swallows. The presence of these birds inspired the development of the...
30 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Scheifele