A Model Organism for Inquiry-based Undergraduate Laboratories

Presentations of the Bean Beetle Curriculum Development Network

 

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2015

Laudick, J. and C. Beck. Bean beetle nutrition and development lab: An inquiry-based introduction to experimental design. Major Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE)

Fitch, G.K. and J. Burns. Using Bean Beetles (Callosobruchus maculatus) in Guided Inquiry Exercises in the Biology Laboratory. Poster. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE)

2014

Reed, T. Use of the Bean Beetle Callosobruchus maculatus as a Model System for Studying Circadian Activity in the College Classroom. Neuroscience 2014.

Boone, E. The cost of reproduction in bean beetles. Mini-Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE)

Firooznia, F. and H. Fermin. A versatile, inquiry based enzyme lab; the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase from bean beetles by an organophosphate insecticide and factors that modulate this inhibition. Major Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE)

Ramesh, M. Mining the genome of Callosobruchus maculatus, bean beetle, with a little help from genetic model organisms. Mini-Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE)

Shmaefsky, B. Using digital microscopy as a means of teaching the quantification of qualitative data. Presentation. National Science Teacher's Association (NSTA).

Suarez, B., R. Martinez, S. VanDenburgh, D. Sebastian, R. Escober, K. Crowe, O. Diaz, H. Jones, E. Priddis, and T. Ashraf. A comparison of protein extraction protocols for bean beetle protein analysis. Poster. CCURI Symposium. [video]

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2013

Beck, C.W. and L.S. Blumer. Alternative views of reality: Instructional practices and how they are perceived by faculty and students. Presentation. Ecological Society of America.

Beck, C.W., S. Migabo, and L.S. Blumer. Substrate size selection by bean beetles. Invited Major Workshop. Regional meeting of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Beck, C.W., S. Migabo, and L.S. Blumer. Substrate size selection by bean beetles. Laboratory Workshop. Annual NIH IRACDA Conference.

Blumer, L.S. and C.W. Beck. Learning gains from guided-inquiry laboratories with the bean beetle model system. Invited Poster. NSF-AAAS CCLI/TUES Principal Investigators Conference.

Blumer, L.S. and C.W. Beck. Learning gains from guided-inquiry laboratories with the bean beetle model system. Invited Poster. Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology: Chronicling the Change Conference.

Fermin, H., G. Singh, R. Gul, M.G. Noh, V.C. Ramirez, and F. Firooznia. A multi-faceted enzyme lab: Looking at the effect of an organophosphate insecticide on acetylcholinesterase activity in the bean beetle. Poster. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Shmaefsky, B. and E. Morgan. Using bean beetles to encourage inquiry in a non-majors early college high school course. Presentation. National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).

Singh, G., R. Gul, H. Fermin, and F. Firooznia. A versatile,inquiry-based enzyme lab: Factors that modulate the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase from bean beetles by an organophosphate insecticide. Poster. National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)

Smith, J.M. Detecting genetic polymorphisms in different populations of bean beetle (Callosobruchus maculatus). Major Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

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2012

Beck, C.W. Inquiry-based laboratory courses: Do student perceptions of faculty teaching practices affect learning gains? Invited talk. University of Georgia Science Education Research Group.

Beck, C.W. Inquiry-based laboratory courses: Do student perceptions of faculty teaching practices affect learning gains? Invited talk. School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.

Butcher, G.Q. and S. Chirhart. Diet and metabolism in bean beetles. Poster. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Harris, K.J., L.S. Blumer and C.W. Beck. Why do bean beetles avoid split beans? Poster. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Hanish, B., M. Lam, K.N. Le, B.D. Svoboda and P.A. Marshall. Developing the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae) for inquiry genetics. Poster. Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science.

Shmaefsky, B. and E. Morgan. Using bean beetles to develop research skills and collaboration between genetics students and non-major environmental students. Poster. National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT).

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2011

Beck, C.W. and L.S. Blumer. Determining the factors that influence learning gains in inquiry-based laboratory courses using structural equation modeling. Poster. Ecological Society of America.

Beck, C.W. and L.S. Blumer. Creating a bean beetle curriculum development network. Poster. NSF-AAAS CCLI Principal Investigators Conference.

Blumer, L.S. and C. W. Beck. Factors that influence learning gains in inquiry-based laboratory courses. Poster. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Hanrahan, C., A. D'Costa, and M. Schlueter. The effect of temperature on the lifespan of adult bean beetles (Callosobruchus maculatus). Presentation. Georgia Academy of Science.

Morgia, C., A. D'Costa, and M. Schlueter. The effect of food on adult bean beetle (Callosobruchus maculatus) survival: Does feeding increase adult lifespan? Presentation. Georgia Academy of Science.

Salomon, R. and B. Musolf. Induced host shift effects on morphology in the bean beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus. Poster. The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB).

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2010

Beck, C.W., S. Migabo, L.S. Blumer. Substrate size selection in bean beetles. Major Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Beck, C.W., S. Migabo, and L.S. Blumer. Substrate size selection in bean beetles. Invited Major Workshop. Regional meeting of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Blumer, L.S., C.W. Beck, and S. Migabo. Bean beetles, a model organism for inquiry-based undergraduate laboratories. Mini-Workshop Presentation. Joint Annual Meeting of National Science Foundation Division of Human Resource Development and Directorate for Education and Human Resources Grant Recipients (JAM10).

D'Costa, A. and Schlueter, M. Increased comprehension of the scientific method using inquiry-based labs. Poster. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Vondrasek J.R., S. Gunter, and S. Roddy. The effects of water supplementation on reproductive success in bean beetles (Callosobruchus maculatus). Poster. Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting.

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2009

Blumer, L.S. and C.W. Beck. Inducing evolution in bean beetles. Major Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Blumer, L.S. and C.W. Beck. Bean beetles, Callosobruchus maculatus, as a model system for inquiry-based laboratories in ecology. Poster. Transforming Undergraduate Education in Biology: Mobilizing the Community for Change. NSF-AAAS Vision and Change Meeting.

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2008

Beck, C.W. and L.S. Blumer. Bean beetles, Callosobruchus maculatus, as a model system for inquiry-based laboratories in ecology. Poster. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Beck, C.W. and L.S. Blumer. Intraspecific competition in bean beetles. Major Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Blumer, L.S. and C.W. Beck. Bean beetles, Callosobruchus maculatus, as a model system for inquiry-based laboratories in ecology. Poster. NSF-AAAS CCLI Project Directors Conference.

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2007

Beck, C.W. and L.S. Blumer. Oviposition substrate choice by bean beetles, Callosobruchus maculatus. Workshop. National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT).

Blumer, L.S. and C. W. Beck. Oviposition substrate choice by bean beetles, Callosobruchus maculatus. Major Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

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2006

Beck, C.W. and L.S. Blumer. The bruchid bean beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus, a model system for inquiry based undergraduate laboratories. Mini-Workshop. Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Blumer, L.S. and C.W. Beck. The bruchid bean beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus, a model system for inquiry based undergraduate laboratories. Workshop. Ecological Society of America.

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