Workshop Resources

SESSION: Quantitative Approaches to Global Epidemics

Leaders: John R. Jungck, Beloit College

Tony Weisstein, Truman State University



SESSION: Global Health and Nutrition: Featuring Gapminder

Leader: Marion Fass, Beloit College

PowerPoint   mfbqworkshop2010


UN Millennium Goals

USDA Food Environment Atlas

Kaiser, Conducting Research Using OnLine Tools

Tools from

State Health Facts

U.S. Expenditures & Utilization

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

General Demographics & U.S. Facts

Health Data Tools and Statistics Library

Comprehensive List of Health Data, Tools, and Statistics

U.S. Global Health Policy

Mortality, Morbidity, Risk factors, and Health Systems Data

Communicable Diseases Data

Demographic & Health Survey Data

The World Factbook

Research Tools on

SESSION: Global Antibiotic Use and the Rise of Resistance

Leaders: Julie Seiter, Oakland Community College

Ethel Stanley, Beloit College

PowerPoint: Pt1_Global Antibiotic Use 6-11-10 and PtIIGlobal Antibiotic Use 6-11-10

Commensals: Underappreciated Reservoir of Antibiotic Resistance Commensals.pdf

Antibiotics chapter from Global Health book MRSA_6-6-10_jas.doc

Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistant Genes in Natural Environments Antibi resist nature.pdf

Antibiotic Drug Use and Resistance in Europe Eur drug use & resist EID.pdf

Biofilms Biofilms.pdf

Bacterial Biofilms Resist Key Host Defenses Bacterial Biofilms.pdf

Ban on antibiotics as growth promoters in animal feed enters into effect EU anti ban feeds.pdf

Hogging It: Estimates of Antimicrobial Abuse in Livestock UCS Hog anti use chapt.pdf

Hogging It: Estimates of Antimicrobial Abuse in Livestock: Appendix UCS Hog anti use appen.pdf

Antibiotic Resistance Presentation Links Antibiotic Resistance Presentation Links.doc

Group Task Website:


SESSION: Introducing the C3 Project: Cyberlearning in Community Colleges

Leaders: Sam Donovan, University of Pittsburgh

Kristin Jenkins, NESCent and BioQUEST, Beloit College

C3Cyberlearning The Cyberlearning at Community Colleges (C3) Project is funded by the National Science Foundation through the National SMETE Digital Library Program of the Division of Undergraduate Education. The C3 Project focuses on professional development workshops and online collaborative activities for community college biology faculty.

SESSION: Exploring Cancer with Gapminder and Modeling Tumor Growth with Excel

Claudia Neuhauser, University of Minnesota Rochester




BioQUESTWorkshop2010 CN.xls

SESSION: Evolution and Human Health

Kristin Jenkins, NESCent

Human Evolution Climate’s Influence.pdf

NABT Symposium Evolution: Applications in Human Health and Populations

Links to Evolution in the News stories:

HIV’s not-so-ancient history

Superbug, super-fast evolution

Fighting the Evolution of Malaria in Cambodia

Ghosts of epidemics past


Recent Links and Publications Addressing Cyberlearning:

Fostering Learning in the Networked World


Getting Started with Cyberlearning in Biology Classes. Everyone is buzzing about the potential impact of social networking, web 2.0 tools, and emerging communications technologies on science education. This webinar will introduce “cyberlearning” as a framework for using these tools to support learner-centered approaches to biology education.

The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009.

Innovating the 21st Century University

Horizon Report 2010. New Media Consortium (NMC) .The annual Horizon Report describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, or creative inquiry on college and university campuses within the next five years.

Born Digital. John Palfrey (Harvard Law School) or

Get Connected: 15 Social Networking Sites for Students and Lifelong Learners

List of Educational Web 2.0 Apps to Jumpstart Your Productivity

Alemán, Ana M. Martínez and Katherine Lynk Wartman. 2009. Online Social Networking on Campus: Understanding What Matters in Student Culture. Routledge Publishing.

Mick Healey and Alan Jenkins. 2009. Developing Undergraduate Research and Inquiry. The Higher Education Academy. UK. .

Moore, Anne H., Shelli B. Fowler, Brent K. Jesiek , John F. Moore, and C Edward Watson. 2008. Learners 2.0? IT and 21st-Century Learners in Higher Education. ECAR Research Bulletin Vol 2008, Issue 7.

Navarro, Peter and Judy Shoemaker. 2000. Policy Issues in the Teaching of Economics in Cyberspace: Research Design, Course Design, and Research Results. Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 18.

Tapscott, D. and A. D. William. 2010. Innovating the 21st-Century University: It’s Time! EDUCAUSE Review, 45(1): 16-29.

Waycott, Jenny and Gregor Kennedy. 2009. Mobile and Web 2.0 technologies in undergraduate science: Situating learning in everyday experience. In Proceedings ascilite 2009. Auckland.

Vision & Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action


C3Cyberlearning The Cyberlearning at Community Colleges (C3) Project is funded by the National Science Foundation through the National SMETE Digital Library Program of the Division of Undergraduate Education. The C3 Project focuses on professional development workshops and online collaborative activities for community college biology faculty.

National Research Council (2003). Bio2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists. Washington, DC, National Academies Press.


An Undergraduate Science Information Literacy Tutorial in a Web 2.0 World Introduces concepts, vocabulary and resources necessary for understanding and accessing information.

E-science Resources:

Encyclopedia of Life: Resources and ideas to reduce the challenges of bringing real data into post-secondary classes.

Using Data in the Classroom

Selected Publications on Student Learning:

Smith, B. L. and J. T. MacGregor, “What Is Collaborative Learning?” in Goodsell, A.S., Michelle R. Maher, Vincent Tinto, Barbara Leigh Smith, and Jean MacGregor. Collaborative Learning: A Sourcebook for Higher Education. University Park: National Center on Postsecondary Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, Pennsylvania State University, 1992, p. 11

Lombardi, Marilyn M. July 2007 Approaches That Work: How Authentic Learning Is Transforming Higher Education. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

Ramaley, Judith A.and Rosemary R. Haggett. 2005. Engaged and Engaging Science: A Component of a Good Liberal Education. Peer Review, Winter 2005 8-12

Waterman, M.A. and Stanley, E.D. 2005. Investigative Case-Based Learning: Teaching Scientifically While Connecting Science to Society. Invention and Impact: Building Excellence in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Sellers, Sherrill L. Katherine Friedrich, Tabassum Saleem, Judith N. Burstyn. 2005. Case Studies in Inclusive Teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Diversity Institute of the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL). May 2005.

Handelsman, Jo et al. 2004. Education: Scientific Teaching. Science. Vol. 304: No. 5670. pp. 521-522.

Waterman, M.A. and Stanley, E.D. 2004. Investigative case based learning for connecting science to society Project Kaleidoscope Volume IV: What works, what matters, what lasts

Allen, D.E et al. 2003. Scaling Up Research-Based Education for Undergraduates: Problem-Based Learning. Council on Undergraduate Research.