SIMIODE EXPO 2021 - (M-R3) - Adventures in Co-Teaching a Data-Driven Modeling Course

By Becky Sanft1, Anne Walter2

1. Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Asheville NC USA 2. St. Olaf College, Northfield MN USA

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SIMIODE EXPO 2021 - (M-R3) - Minicourse on MathBio Wetlab Team Taught Course

 Adventures in Co-Teaching a Data-Driven Modeling Course

Becky Sanft, University of North Carolina, Ashville NC USA and Anne Walter, St. Olaf College, Northfield MN USA    

This was a presentation made at the SIMIODE EXPO 2021  - see program.

Abstract:  Exploring Mathematical Modeling in Biology Through Case Studies and Experimental Activities, written collaboratively by a mathematician and biologist, provides supporting materials for a course taken simultaneously by students majoring in the mathematical sciences and those in the life sciences. The text is designed to actively engage students in the process of modeling through a collection of case studies and wet labs connecting mathematical models to real data. This work emanated from a course that we co-taught at St. Olaf College. In this session we will provide a brief overview of this course and discuss key factors that supported the development of this course, continuing challenges, and how this model might be adapted at various institutions.

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