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Designing an Anti-Racist Syllabus
08 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community Education1, Ana Almeida1, Kim Geron1, Pascale S. Guiton1, Nina Haft1, Marlin Halim1, Eve Higby1, Michael Lee1, ZáNean McClain1
California State University East Bay
The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) developed a workshop to help faculty at California State University East Bay redesign their syllabi to incorporate anti-racist pedagogical practices.
Open Science and Education Practices Ontology
01 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi1, Ellen Bledsoe2
1. Keene State College 2. University of Florida
Definitions and references for the Open Science and Education Practices tagging ontology
Resource list for inclusive teaching in STEM (HHMI)
25 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
Bates College and QUBES
A resource collection created for HHMI BioInteractive to guide the development of teaching resources aligned with principles of equity and inclusion.
STEM OER Accessibility Framework and Guidebook
25 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cynthia Jimes1, Amee Evans Godwin1, Sean Fox2, Anastasia Karaglani1, Nick Lobaito1
1. ISKME 2. SERC
This framework, developed by ISKME in partnership with SERC, provides a practical reference for curators and authors of STEM OER, with 23 accessibility criteria, or elements, to reference as they...
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
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.
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...
Atlas of Black Scholarship for Inclusive and Racially Diverse STEM Curricula – Volume I
30 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aparna Anandkumar1, Ariel Moline2, Pascale S. Guiton2
1. Castro Valley High School & California State University East Bay 2. California State University East Bay
The contributions of Black scientists to the advancement of STEM are poorly represented in course materials. Here, we provide an Atlas of Black Scholarship to help Life Sciences and Chemistry...
Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules: Glossary of terms
25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Meg Laakso1, Carina Howell2, Cathy Silver Key3, Leocadia Paliulis4, Maria S Santisteban5, Chiyedza Small6, Joyce Stamm7, Elena Gracheva8
1. Eastern University 2. Lock Haven University 3. North Carolina Central University 4. Bucknell University 5. UNC at Pembroke 6. Medgar Evers College CUNY 7. University of Evansville 8. Washington University in St. Louis
This glossary defines the key terms that are used in the Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules.
08 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexa Clemmons1, Jerry Timbrook2, Jon Herron1, Alison Crowe1
1. University of Washington 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes for the Vision and Change core competencies that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time...
Backward Design with Digital Data
19 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3, Erica Krimmel4, Natalie Douglas, Anna Monfils1
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 4. iDigBio, Florida State University
Best practices for designing educational modules using biodiversity data
Ontology for UDL and Related Content
18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley
This is a description of tagging ontology that can be used for UDL resources
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...
Inclusive Pedagogy for Life Science Education Tagging Ontology
17 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Sharon Rivera2, Bryan Dewsbury3
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. Tacoma Community College 3. University of Rhode Island
30 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time they graduate.
14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods
12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo
Georgia State University Perimeter College
This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...
R Reference Card
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tom Short
Summary of reference info for using R
22 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials
Cheatsheets are quickstart guides to using some of the most popular packages and features of Rstudio.
Towards better modelling and decision support: Documenting model development, testing, and analysis using TRACE
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jacqueline Augusiak1, Andreas Focks1, Béatrice M. Frank2, Faten Gabsi3, Alice S.A. Johnston4, Chun Liu4, Benjamin T. Martin5, Mattia Meli6, Viktoriia Radchuk2, Pernille Thorbek7, Steven F Railsback8, Volker Grimm9
1. Wageningen University, Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P.O. Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands 2. Université Catholique de Louvain, Earth and Life Institute, Croix du Sud 2, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 3. RWTH Aachen University, Institute for Environmental Research, Worringerweg 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany 4. University of Reading, School of Biological Sciences, Philip Lyle Building, Room 405, Reading RG6 6AS, UK 5. University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9620, USA 6. Roskilde University, Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change, Universitetsvej 1, P.O. Box 260, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark 7. yngenta, Environmental Safety, Jealott's Hill International Research Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 6EY, UK 8. Lang Railsback & Associates 9. Unknown
We introduce TRACE, a framework for documenting model testing and analysis. TRACE is based on the recently proposed framework of model "evaluation" , and is designed to make models fit for...
R for biologists
18 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Marco Martinez
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
An introductory guide to data analysis in R for life sciences researchers.