Find information on common questions and issues.
Check on the status of your correspondences with members of the QUBES team.
A framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn (http://www.cast.org/our-work/about-udl.html#.XV25uXt7lPY CAST).
There are 3 aspects or tenants to this framework
Highlights of the Hewlett-Foundation Grant Award to Bates College (February 2021)
13 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Taylor
End-of grant highlights of the Hewlett-Foundation grant award to Bates College: Supporting more equitable and sustainable open education across STEM
UDL Guidelines Workbook
31 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program 2. University of Pittsburgh
A tool for analyzing a resource's alignment to CAST's Universal Design for Learning Guidelines
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.
UDL progression rubric - where are you at now?
16 Feb 2021 |
Posted by Hayley Orndorf
Riverbird distributions and habitat use
26 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John McLaughlin
Western Washington University
Students determine habitat use by birds associated with rivers, using data collected while moving downriver in boats. They use R to calculate resource selection functions for each species. Results...
Built-in Flexibility: Lessons learned to engage your community virtually
10 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2, Deborah Rook1
1. BioQUEST 2. University of Pittsburgh
Materials and resources for "Built-in Flexibility," an episode of the webinar series, "Adapting to COVID-19: Resources for Natural History Collections in a New Virtual World."
07 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness
12 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Carl Bergstrom2, Jevin West2
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. University of Washington
This is a project meant to accompany the Case Study that Carl Bergstrom, which uses R to explore whether declining track and field world record performance could be an artifact of sample size (less...
Case Study - Storks vs Babies
11 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation...
Calling Bull Case Study — 99.9% Caffeine-free with R
This is an adaptation of Calling Bull's Case Study on how caffeine free is hot chocolate versus coffee in order to make it into a student project that uses R.
BS Inventory assignment
10 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This is a written assignment with a recommended process and grading rubric to go with the BS Inventory assignment on callingbull.org.
Weekly Reflection Template for Calling Bull
This is a weekly reflection template designed to induce reflection about week's themes, integrate the week's themes into ones life, and identify any issues or successes students are having to...
S-JEDI Learning Group Resource
27 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Jasmine Roberts2, Pat Marsteller3, Maggie Diamond-Stanic4
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. The Ohio State University 3. Emory University 4. Bates College
This resource provides a curriculum for a 6 week learning group centered on examining social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, specifically geared to organizational leaders in open education.
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.
Opioid crisis: exploring the neurophysiology of opioid receptor signaling
09 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jason Chan
Using this dataset, we explore how opioids affect the electrical activity of neurons when exposed to different opioid receptor agonists and antagonists.
07 Jul 2020 |
Posted by Hayley Orndorf
My Twin Sister Case Study
23 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Margaret Waterman1, Ethel D Stanley2
1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. BioQUEST
A young boy wonders why his twin sister can roll his tongue, but he cannot. Case centers on meiosis.
(Online) Figure of the Week: Skills for Interpreting Comparative Genomics Figures
18 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert E Furrow
University of California, Davis
Students use their number sense to make observations and explain or guess at patterns shown, discussing in a weekly online Q&A forum.
Actually, Data Science CAN Be Accessible: Barriers to inclusion of people with disabilities in the data science workforce pipeline and ideas for lowering them
16 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley
North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program
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...
Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Data Analysis - Draft (1)
02 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mirayda Torres-Avila
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Students will be able to analyze real data to review basic statistics. Students will be able to work as a group to determine the best way to present their data.