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3 Citations (Scopus)

Bioinformatics core competencies for undergraduate life sciences education

Wilson Sayres, M. A., Hauser, C., Sierk, M., Robic, S., Rosenwald, A. G., Smith, T. M., Triplett, E. W., Williams, J. J., Dinsdale, E., Morgan, W. R., Burnette, J. M., Donovan, S. S., Drew, J. C., Elgin, S. C. R., Fowlks, E. R., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., Goodman, A. L., Grandgenett, N. F., Goller, C. C., Jungck, J. R. & 14 others, Newman, J. D., Pearson, W., Ryder, E. F., Tosado-Acevedo, R., Tapprich, W., Tobin, T. C., Toro-Martínez, A., Welch, L. R., Wright, R., Barone, L., Ebenbach, D., McWilliams, M., Olney, K. C. & Pauley, M. A., Jun 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 6, e0196878.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioinformatics
Education
Problem-Based Learning
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Students
science
student
Teaching
Multimedia
13 Citations (Scopus)

Digitization protocol for scoring reproductive phenology from herbarium specimens of seed plants:

Yost, J. M., Sweeney, P. W., Gilbert, E., Nelson, G., Guralnick, R., Gallinat, A. S., Ellwood, E. R., Rossington, N., Willis, C. G., Blum, S. D., Walls, R. L., Haston, E. M., Denslow, M. W., Zohner, C. M., Morris, A. B., Stucky, B. J., Carter, J. R., Baxter, D. G., Bolmgren, K., Denny, E. G. & 6 others, Dean, E., Pearson, K. D., Davis, C. C., Mishler, B. D., Soltis, P. S. & Mazer, S. J., Feb 1 2018, In : Applications in Plant Sciences. 6, 2, e1022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
digitization
herbarium
Spermatophytina
herbaria
phenology

Diversidad de especies de Chironomidae (Diptera) de estuarios en un gradiente de uso de suelo en la costa Caribe de Costa Rica

Translated title of the contribution: Chironomidae (Diptera) species diversity of estuaries across a land use gradient on the Caribbean coast of Costa RicaKranzfelder, P. & Ferrington, L. C., Sep 2018, In : Revista de Biologia Tropical. 66, 3, p. 1118-1134 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chironomidae
Costa Rica
Estuaries
Diptera
estuaries
4 Citations (Scopus)

Do small classes in higher education reduce performance gaps in STEM?

Ballen, C. J., Aguillon, S. M., Brunelli, R., Drake, A. G., Wassenberg, D., Weiss, S. L., Zamudio, K. R. & Cotner, S., Jan 1 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 8, p. 593-600 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
higher education
students
Students
Education

Genetic diversity and sex ratio of naked mole rat, Heterocephalus glaber, zoo populations

Chau, L. M., Groh, A. M., Anderson, E. C., Alcala, M. O., Mendelson, J. R., Slade, S. B., Kerns, K., Sarro, S., Lusardi, C. & Goodisman, M. A. D., May 1 2018, In : Zoo Biology. 37, 3, p. 171-182 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heterocephalus glaber
zoos
sex ratio
genetic variation
inbreeding
6 Citations (Scopus)

Herbarium specimens show patterns of fruiting phenology in native and invasive plant species across New England

Gallinat, A. S., Russo, L., Melaas, E. K., Willis, C. G. & Primack, R. B., Jan 1 2018, In : American journal of botany. 105, 1, p. 31-41 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Introduced Species
New England
New England region
herbarium
fruiting
6 Citations (Scopus)

Improving Conceptual Understanding and Representation Skills Through Excel-Based Modeling

Malone, K. L., Schunn, C. D. & Schuchardt, A., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Science Education and Technology. 27, 1, p. 30-44 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curricula
biology
Ecology
curriculum
ecology

Patterns and predictors of fleshy fruit phenology at five international botanical gardens

Gallinat, A. S., Primack, R. B., Willis, C. G., Nordt, B., Stevens, A. D., Fahey, R., Whittemore, A. T., Du, Y. & Panchen, Z. A., Nov 2018, In : American journal of botany. 105, 11, p. 1824-1834 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fruiting
botanical gardens
phenology
Fruit
fruit
1 Citation (Scopus)

Politics a Chilly Environment for Undergraduate Women in Norway

Ballen, C., Lee, D., Rakner, L. & Cotner, S. H., Jul 1 2018, In : PS - Political Science and Politics. 51, 3, p. 653-658 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Norway
classroom
political science
semester
politics
Open Access
tourists
archipelago
tourist
animal
evolutionary biology

Response to Comment on "Unexpected reversal of C3 versus C4 grass response to elevated CO2 during a 20-year field experiment

Reich, P. B., Hobbie, S. E., Lee, T. D. & Pastore, M., Sep 14 2018, In : Science. 361, 6407, aau8982.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poaceae
Climate
Biomass

Scientific presenting: Using evidence-based classroom practices to deliver effective conference presentations

Corwin, L. A., Prunuske, A. & Seidel, S. B., Mar 1 2018, In : CBE life sciences education. 17, 1, es1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Practice
Teaching
classroom
evidence
Learning
1 Citation (Scopus)

Small group gender ratios impact biology class performance and peer evaluations

Sullivan, L. L., Ballen, C. & Cotner, S. H., Apr 1 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 4, e0195129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peers
Biological Sciences
gender
Mathematics
Microclimate
1 Citation (Scopus)
dialogue
Group
student
classroom
discourse
51 Citations (Scopus)

Widespread sampling biases in herbaria revealed from large-scale digitization

Daru, B. H., Park, D. S., Primack, R. B., Willis, C. G., Barrington, D. S., Whitfeld, T. J. S., Seidler, T. G., Sweeney, P. W., Foster, D. R., Ellison, A. M. & Davis, C. C., Jan 2018, In : New Phytologist. 217, 2, p. 939-955 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Selection Bias
South Africa
herbaria
New England
Founder Effect
2019

A Comparison of Nonmajors' & Majors' Incoming Science Process Skills

Hebert, S. & Cotner, S., Oct 1 2019, In : American Biology Teacher. 81, 8, p. 554-560 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biological Sciences
curriculum
gauges
college students
science

Binding of an X-specific condensin correlates with a reduction in active histone modifications at gene regulatory elements

Street, L. A., Morao, A. K., Winterkorn, L. H., Jiao, C. Y., Albritton, S. E., Sadic, M., Kramer, M. L. & Ercan, S., Jul 1 2019, In : Genetics. 212, 3, p. 729-742 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Histone Code
Regulator Genes
Gene Expression
Chromosome Segregation
Heterochromatin
Open Access
Research
experience
Students
student
research project

Direct and indirect effect of seed size on seedling survival along an experimental light availability gradient

Ma, Z., Willis, C. G., Zhou, H., Zhang, C., Zhao, X., Dong, S., Yao, B., Huang, X., Zhao, F. Y., Yin, G. J., Wei, D. & Du, G., Sep 1 2019, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 281, p. 64-71 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seed size
light availability
seedling
seed
seedlings
2 Citations (Scopus)

Direct and indirect effects of long-term fertilization on the stability of the persistent seed bank

Zhang, C., Willis, C. G., Ma, Z., Ma, M., Csontos, P., Baskin, C. C., Baskin, J. M., Li, J., Zhou, H., Zhao, X., Yao, B. & Du, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Plant and Soil.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seed bank
buried seeds
long term effects
eutrophication
vegetation
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
college students
Research
students
experience
Students
Open Access
Students
Mutation
student
instruction
DNA

Instructional practices in reformed undergraduate STEM learning environments: a study of instructor and student behaviors in biology courses

Kranzfelder, P., Lo, A. T., Melloy, M. P., Walker, L. E. & Warfa, A., Sep 22 2019, In : International Journal of Science Education. 41, 14, p. 1944-1961 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biology
instructor
learning environment
classroom
teaching practice

Measuring Student Motivation in an Introductory Biology Class

Gibbens, B., Jan 1 2019, In : American Biology Teacher. 81, 1, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intrinsic motivation
biology
Motivation
students
Students
5 Citations (Scopus)

Phenology models using herbarium specimens are only slightly improved by using finer-scale stages of reproduction

Ellwood, E. R., Primack, R. B., Willis, C. G. & HilleRisLambers, J., Mar 1 2019, In : Applications in Plant Sciences. 7, 3, e01225.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
herbarium
herbaria
phenology
Acer rubrum
fruiting

Smaller classes promote equitable student participation in STEM

Ballen, C. J., Aguillon, S. M., Awwad, A., Bjune, A. E., Challou, D., Drake, A. G., Driessen, M., Ellozy, A., Ferry, V. E., Goldberg, E. E., Harcombe, W., Jensen, S., Jørgensen, C., Koth, Z., McGaugh, S., Mitry, C., Mosher, B., Mostafa, H., Petipas, R. H., Soneral, P. A. G. & 6 others, Watters, S., Wassenberg, D., Weiss, S. L., Yonas, A., Zamudio, K. R. & Cotner, S., Aug 1 2019, In : BioScience. 69, 8, p. 669-680 12 p., biz069.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mathematics
teachers
engineering
students
Students
Photosynthesis
water use efficiency
acclimation
Functional groups
functional group

Structured learning environments are required to promote equitable participation

Neill, C., Cotner, S. H., Driessen, M. & Ballen, C. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 20, 1, p. 197-203 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning environment
Students
assistant
Teaching
participation

The Classroom Discourse Observation Protocol (CDOP): A quantitative method for characterizing teacher discourse moves in undergraduate STEM learning environments

Kranzfelder, P., Bankers-Fulbright, J. L., García-Ojeda, M. E., Melloy, M., Mohammed, S. & Warfa, A. R. M., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 7, e0219019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
college students
teachers
quantitative analysis
Teaching