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Provider: U.S. Department of Energy
Descriptions: The goal of the Genomic Science Program is to achieve a predictive, systems-level understanding of plants, microbes, and biological communities to enable bio-based solutions to DOE mission challenges in energy and environment.
Keywords: consumer health, faculty, federal agencies, gateway, genetics, genome, portal, research, student, U.S. Government
Provider: OpenStax project
Descriptions: Openstax is a collaborative repository environment from Rice University for the storage, creation and publishing of online educational materials, primarily college-level textbooks. The course material, using xml, is packaged in stand-alone, modular format, in order to facilitate the compilation of educational materials according to the needs of individual learners.
"Dr. Richard Baraniuk founded OpenStax (then Connexions) in 1999 at Rice University to provide authors and learners with an open space where they can share and freely adapt educational materials such as courses, books, and reports... There are tens of thousands of learning objects organized into thousands of textbook-style books in a host of disciplines, all easily accessible online and downloadable to almost any device, anywhere, anytime."
Keywords: courseware, curriculum, e-books, education, faculty, mashups, modular, multidisciplinary, publishing, repository, student, textbooks
Provider: Creative Commons
Descriptions: Creative Commons licenses allow authors to share their works, but on their own terms. The free copyright licenses provide various degrees of permission to use or adapt a work.
Keywords: courseware, education, faculty, mashups, modular, multidisciplinary, open access, textbooks
Provider: Baylor College of Medicine
Descriptions: BioEd Online is an award-winning life sciences educational resource from Baylor's Center for Educational Outreach. Designed for teachers and their students from elementary to high school level, it contains engaging multimedia teaching and course materials, including lesson demonstrations, on genetics, neuroscience, viruses, environmental science and more topics. Resources include a library of downloadable slide sets, as well as videos, podcasts and .pdf teaching guides. BioEd Online is edited by a distinguished group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty and staff, and funded by NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Education and others. The website also features a series of video presentations for K-8 students on life science experiments in space, funded by NASA and sponsored by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute. Although all courses are free to HISD teachers and Baylor-affiliated faculty and staff after obtaining a log-in, full access to some requires a subscription for other users. Teacher contact-hour certification available for more advanced courses.
Keywords: Baylor, biology, brain, communicable diseases, continuing education, courseware, education, environmental, faculty, full text, genetics, Internet, K-12, life sciences, natural sciences, neuroscience, news, NIH, partial open access, podcasts, science, student, video
Provider: Association for Medical Education in Europe
Descriptions: The BEME Collaboration is a group of individuals and institutions committed to the promotion of "Best Evidence Medical Education." Contributors publish systematic reviews of medical education itself, with the aim of giving educators a best-evidence basis for their curriculum design decisions. This site includes complete, published reviews with summaries ("guides") and reviews in progress. These materials may be useful as models for systematic review-writing, as well as for their conclusions about effective medical education methods.
Keywords: education, evidence-based practice, faculty, reviews, systematic reviews
Provider: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Project 2061
Descriptions: From the website: "Project 2061's benchmarks are statements of what all students should know or be able to do in science, mathematics, and technology by the end of grades 2, 5, 8, and 12... Project 2061 promotes literacy in science, mathematics, and technology in order to help people live interesting, responsible, and productive lives. In a culture increasingly pervaded by science, mathematics, and technology, science literacy requires understandings and habits of mind that enable citizens to grasp what those enterprises are up to, to make some sense of how the natural and designed worlds work, to think critically and independently, to recognize and weigh alternative explanations of events and design trade-offs, and to deal sensibly with problems that involve evidence, numbers, patterns, logical arguments, and uncertainties."
Keywords: education, faculty, science, student
Provider: Nature Education
Descriptions: Scitable is a free website with international participation; its current focus is on all aspects of genetics. Created for educators and students working at the graduate and undergraduate levels, it may well be accessible enough for some high school students. Includes many free articles within "topic rooms," and offers blogging, the ability to post questions, opportunities to contribute as writer or mentor, and formation of groups for discussion or curriculum. Free registration required for full participation.
Keywords: blog, courseware, education, faculty, genetics, genomics, science, student
Provider: Baylor College of Medicine
Descriptions: A complete listing of Baylor's accredited CME opportunities for professional staff- activities, online coursework, conferences, grand rounds, etc.
Keywords: Baylor, CME, faculty
Contents: citation management software, Citations, mobile access, tutorials
Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User, TMC Alumni User
Descriptions: RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool that enables users to organize and create a personal database online, format bibliographies and manuscripts, and import references from a variety of databases using the already-created Import Filters. Users can establish links to RSS feeds and import data from those feeds directly. RefWorks automatically creates author, descriptor and periodical indexes when importing data. It can be used across multiple platforms, including Windows, Mac, and Unix. Individual sign-up is required. For RefWorks tutorials in video format, click here.
If you are prompted for a Group Code while using RefWorks, you can find it in your original sign-up email from RefWorks; if you didn't save it, please contact us for that information.
RefWorks is available in mobile format; see "RefMobile".
NOTE: You can retain access to your RefWorks account indefinitely after graduation or departure from your TMC academic institution!
Keywords: faculty, publishing, research, student