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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.
Virtual Tour Opportunity: Combining Data & Art, Featuring Project EDDIE's Catherine O’Reilly
Posted: Mar 11 2021
If you are looking for something different for your classes, The Canary in the Lake, an art exhibition that includes data from lake research incorporated into the artwork is open virtually from March 4 - May 16. The project is a collaboration between artist Alice Hargrave and aquatic ecologist Catherine O'Reilly, showcasing the individuality of lakes as well as the broad range of issues that they face. You can take advantage of the virtual tours and/or have a class visit by Alice or Catherine. Reading lists are available, with a scientific paper for each lake, often the one from which the data were taken. Learn more...
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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.

Coming Soon: EDDIE Webinars in Spring 2020
Posted: Dec 13 2019
Project EDDIE will be hosting three webinars in during the spring of 2020. These webinars will cover topics related to instructors adapting and implementing EDDIE modules into their classrooms and how instructors can integrate publicly available data into their classroom.
Project EDDIE Module Development Workshop: Oct 28-30 - Applications now available
Posted: May 24 2019
The Project EDDIE Module Development Workshop will be held at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota from October 28-30. This workshop focuses on participants developing flexible EDDIE teaching modules that pair scientific concepts and quantitative reasoning with teaching with data.
Visit Project EDDIE at GSA 2019 in Phoenix
Posted: Sep 9 2019
Visit Project EDDIE at GSA 2019 in Phoenix
Project EDDIE Faculty Mentoring Network
Posted: Jul 14 2019
Project EDDIE is excited to be partnering with QUBES to offer a Project EDDIE Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN) for the Fall 2019 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.
EDDIE Workshop: Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with Data
Posted: Dec 4 2018
June 11-13, 2019 Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota The increasing availability of environmental data sets provides an opportunity to engage students in STEM and improve quantitative reasoning through ...
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