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STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Episode 3
25 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
Molecular Basis of Sickle Cell Disease
15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Didem Vardar-Ulu
This multi part case on hemoglobin structure as it relates to oxygen binding and sickle cell disease focuses on utilizing bioinformatics and molecular visualization tools to learn about the sickle...
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.
NSF RCN-UBE SCORE Mid-Survey Findings
01 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Taylor
Network findings for the SCORE Network Mid-Survey.
NSF RCN-UBE SCORE Pre-Data Summary Report
Evaluation findings of the SCORE Pre-Summit Survey with participant demographics.
Trauma-Informed Pedagogy: Teaching in Uncertain Times
21 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mays Imda
Pima Community College
This free online seminar is designed for educators who are interested in learning about how they can teach their students despite the presence of trauma related to CoVID-19. Tuesday, April 28, 2020...
Universal Design for Learning - Faculty Mentoring Network Introduction
04 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison 2. QUBES; BioQUEST; University of Pittsburgh
Overview of Universal Design for Learning, presented to a faculty mentoring network during a virtual meeting
Teaching Population Dynamics with Data and HHMI BioInteractive
16 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Abby Kula1, Kristine Grayson2
1. Mount St. Mary’s University 2. University of Richmond
Presented at NABT 2019, we demonstrate how the Population Dynamics Click & Learn resource can be customized for any organism - using the Lionfish invasion as an example
Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges Network Meeting Code of Conduct
12 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristin Jenkins1, Vedham Karpakakunjaram2
1. BioQUEST 2. Montgomery College
Code of Conduct for the Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges (QBCC) Network Meeting in February 2020
Evaluation of NSF RCN-UBE SCORE Summit
07 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Data summary for evaluation findings of the NSF RCN-UBE: Sustainability Challenges for Open Resources to promote an Equitable Undergraduate Biology Education (SCORE) summit held at Bates College,...
Interconnections in The Open Ecosystem
11 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi
Keene State College
Presentation on open education and open science given as the keynote address at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Using Data Science Skills and Digitized Natural History Collections Data to Investigate Ecological and Evolutionary Principles in Introductory Biology Courses
22 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Lisa White, Anna Monfils1
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio
Session presentation Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education project at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
List of resources and support communities dedicated to biology undergraduate education
By Nate Emery
Michigan State University
Ecologists new to teaching and evidence-based teaching practices often feel alone and without support. There are resources and communities that can help them become better instructors and...
Visualizing your program for funding success: Logic & Theory of Change Models
21 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sondra Marie LoRe
National Institute for STEM Evaluation & Research (NISER)
Session presentation on program evaluation at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Learning with All Your Senses: Mathematical Manipulatives Enhance Student Comprehension of Biological Models
By Holly D Gaff1, John R Jungck2, Jeremy M Wojdak3
1. Old Dominion University 2. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware 3. Radford University
Handout for a session presentation on kinesthetic learning at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Teaching introductory bioinformatics with Jupyter notebook-based active learning
17 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Colin Dewey
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Presentation on teaching introductory bioinformatics with Jupyter notebook-based active learning at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
Data Science as a Superpower
15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amelia McNamara
Presentation on data science education given at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Ethics in Synthetic Biology
By Lisa Scheifele
Loyola University Maryland
This collection of four activities provide students with an introduction to thinking about ethical concerns in human genome synthesis, gene editing, metabolic engineering, and synthetic genomes.
Should we synthesize a human genome?
Two articles introducing the Human Genome Project-Write and asking questions about the ethics of the project.
Ethics of Metabolic engineering
This is an ethical reflection for students on an issue in metabolic engineering and the potential for "home-brew" morphine. The case study asks students to reflect on material in the linked...