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In Memoriam - Tom Meixner
Posted: Oct 10 2022

Project EDDIE is deeply saddened to hear of the death of our colleague, Thomas Meixner, in a campus shooting at the University of Arizona. Dr. Meixner was a leader in Project EDDIE, an active and longtime NAGT member, and a contributor to and reviewer for Teach the Earth, among his many other roles. Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences go out to Dr. Meixner's family, friends, colleagues, and students. We invite the community to honor Tom by sharing their memories, thoughts, and condolences on this message board.

New Article & Upcoming EDDIE Events
Posted: Nov 14 2022

Project EDDIE is proud to announce a new article in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, entitled Pedagogy of teaching with large datasets: Designing and implementing effective data-based activities. In addition, registration is open for two Project EDDIE events, taking place online this December. Check out these opportunities!


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Project EDDIE Workshops at the 2022 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting
Posted: Feb 11 2022

Project EDDIE is holding two workshops in conjunction with the 2022 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting: Teaching Quantitative Reasoning Using Data: Project EDDIE and Macrosystems EDDIE: Teaching Ecological Forecasting to Undergraduates. Both workshops take place on May 15, 2022.

March 21 Webinar: Understanding the threat to biodiversity and how to prioritize conservation using geospatial tools
Posted: Feb 28 2022

Join us for a webinar on March 21, 2022, presented by Dennis Liu, Vice President Education, E.O. Wilson Foundation, and Matthew Heard, Belmont University.

Apply now for January 2022 Project EDDIE Module Development & Community Building Experience
Posted: Nov 8 2021

Applications are open now for the January 2022 Project EDDIE Module Development & Community Building Experience. The meeting will now be held virtually on Jan. 20th, Jan. 27th, and Feb. 10th.

Applications Open: Integrating Large Ecological Datasets into Undergraduate Research and Teaching Workshop with EREN, NEON and Project EDDIE
Posted: Apr 12 2021

The EREN-NEON-EDDIE Workshop is now accepting applications! This 2-day virtual workshop will introduce participants to NEON data, R, and QGIS, with the goal of developing collaborative research projects and using large datasets in your classrooms. Visit the workshop website for more information.

Registration Open: Pedagogy of working with climate big data using RStudio Workshop
Posted: Mar 11 2021
Project EDDIE will be leading a workshop focused on pedagogy for using large datasets in the classroom with ASBMB and IUBMB in June. The workshop, Pedagogy of working with climate big data using RStudio will be led by Project EDDIE PI, Catherine O'Reilly, Illinois State University, as part of the ASBMB Teaching Science with Big Data virtual meeting. The workshop is scheduled to take place on June 23. Additional information will be shared when registration opens.
Improving statistical skills through storytelling
Posted: Dec 14 2020
During this webinar, learn about Project EDDIE's Statistical Vignettes, which were designed to address statistical misconceptions and improve quantitative reasoning skills through an engaging storyline with diverse characters.
Lessons learned from integrating EDDIE modules into a semester-long undergraduate Environmental Data Science course
Posted: Jan 22 2020
Webinar: Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 - 10 PST | 12 CST | 1 EST - An overview of a semester-long undergraduate class in environmental data science that harmonized Project EDDIE and Macrosystems EDDIE modules using the R programming language.
Learn to integrate NEON data into your undergraduate classroom via Macrosystems EDDIE and other resources
Posted: Dec 10 2019
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 - 8 PST | 10 CST | 11 EST - Participants will learn how to integrate the breadth of NEON data into their classrooms through Macrosystems EDDIE teaching modules, other NEON teaching modules, and through independent use of NEON data.
Project EDDIE Faculty Mentoring Network - Spring 2020
Posted: Dec 30 2019

Project EDDIE is excited to be partnering with QUBES to offer a Project EDDIE Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN) for the Spring 2020 semester. Participants in this FMN will focus on how to use EDDIE modules in their undergraduate courses by participating in biweekly virtual sessions to collaborate with and support others in the network and receive mentoring.

Upcoming Project EDDIE Webinars
Posted: Jan 20 2020

Project EDDIE will be hosting four webinars during the Spring 2020 semester.