Alison Hale

University of Pittsburgh-Main Campus

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Adapting geoscience materials for introductory biology courses using the Faculty Mentoring Network part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday B
InTeGrate and the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project have partnered to support the adaptation of these geoscience modules into introductory biology courses. The modules all ...

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Alison Hale: Using the Climate of Change Module in Foundations of Biology 2 at University of Pittsburgh-Main Campus part of Integrate:Teaching for Sustainability:How the Community is Using InTeGrate Materials:Instructor Stories
I used unit 2 from the Climate of Change module in a large lecture biology course. The recitation sections of this class are smaller and consist of ~80 students. I use recitations to engage students in hands-on learning exercises that are more difficult to implement in the large lecture setting. This module served as a linker between our class units on evolution and ecology. My students were really interested in the module - they really enjoyed that they were able to select which dataset (temperature or precipitation) they wanted to work with, the exploratory nature of the questions, and the summary table at the end of the module.