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
(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.
A Changing Climate in the Hawaiian Wet Forest: In-Person and Virtual Curriculum for Field Courses at Puʻu Makaʻala NAR
11 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Teaching Change
Curriculum for Puʻu Makaʻala Huakaʻi with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), developed by Teaching Change. This module was created to guide Teaching Change Field Courses at Puʻu...
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...
Advanced Student Molecular Case Study Authorship Scaffolded Project and Rubric
20 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kasandra Riley (She/Her)
Instructions, assignment prompts, and a rubric for assessing advanced undergraduate authorship of molecular case studies
Answer Checking - Modified for Practice Applying UDL
04 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program 2. BioQUEST
This shortened BIOMAAP activity on answer checking strategies was used as an example activity to practice applying Universal Design for Learning
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.
B(ui)LDS: Biological, Universal, and Inclusive Learning in Data Science
13 May 2020 |
Posted by Alycia Crall
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...
Brian Dewsbury's Resources on Inclusion
By Brian Dewsbury
University of Rhode Island
A list of material in various platforms that help to inform developing thoughts on the ways in which social structure affects the nature of teaching and learning.
BS Inventory assignment
10 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
Bates College and QUBES
This is a written assignment with a recommended process and grading rubric to go with the BS Inventory assignment on callingbull.org.
Built-in Flexibility: Lessons learned to engage your community virtually
07 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."
10 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Calling Bull Case Study — 99.9% Caffeine-free with R
11 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 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.
Case Study - Storks vs Babies
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...
Case Study — The Gender gap in 100-meter dash times
11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
In 2004, the journal Nature published a short tongue-in-cheek paper by Tatem and colleagues meant to critique common abuses in linear modeling while fitting data from the Olympic gold medal times...
Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness
12 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
Climate Drivers of Phenology Across Scales (adapted during Project EDDIE FMN)
30 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Courtney Campany
This activity explores the question: how is bumblebee phenology affected by climate, and are patterns in the phenology of an organism better explained at smaller scales?
Critical inquiry for inclusive teaching of statistics
28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Professional development workshop slides to help curate conversations in teaching statistics with a critical inquiry lens.
Dara L. Wegman-Geedey
Demography from "virtual cemeteries"
18 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Erin Larson
Alaska Pacific University
This module is a modification of the Lanza module in TIEE Volume 8. Rather than requiring students to visit cemeteries outside of class, this modification has students collect data from online...