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# Skills
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##Ability to observe and describe nature accurately
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## Ability to observe and describe nature accurately
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##Ability to construct logical arguments in biology
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### Develop data collection strategies
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###Generate and state testable hypotheses
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### Use standard assays and techniques
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###Develop and elaborate models
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### Be familiar with standard instrumentation
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##Ability to critique logical arguments in biology
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## Ability to find, evaluate, and appropriately utilize diverse information resources
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###Design experiments to test hypotheses
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### Assess the reliability of information resources
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###Recognize possible outcomes and assess the probability of occurrences
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### Navigate and use the Primary Literature
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###Collect, organize, and analyze relevant data
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## Ability to construct logical arguments in biology
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###Draw conclusions and evaluate their relative quality
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### Reason across hierarchical scales of organization (physical, chemical, biological, ecological)
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##Ability to communicate ideas and arguments effectively both orally and in writing
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### Generate and state testable hypotheses
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##Ability to work effectively in a team
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### Develop and elaborate models
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##Ability to apply problem-solving to learning
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## Ability to critique logical arguments in biology
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###Develop strategies for identifying deficits in knowledge
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### Design experiments to test hypotheses
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###Acquire information gathering and study skills
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### Recognize possible outcomes and assess the probability of occurrences
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###Self-assess progress in learning
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### Collect, organize, and analyze relevant data
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##Ability to apply quantitative reasoning to biological questions
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### Draw conclusions and evaluate their relative quality
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###Construct and interpret graphs and plots
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## Ability to communicate ideas and arguments effectively both orally, graphically, and in writing
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###Analyze data using statistical methods
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## Ability to work effectively in a team
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#Perspectives
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## Ability to apply problem-solving to learning
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##Appreciation that learning changes "how one thinks" as well as "what one knows"
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### Develop strategies for identifying deficits in knowledge
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##Appreciation for self-motivated, curiosity-driven learning
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### Acquire information gathering and study skills
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##Ability to approach novel problems with flexibility, creativity, and confidence
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### Self-assess progress in learning
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##Appreciation for the interconnectedness of knowledge
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## Ability to apply quantitative reasoning and computational techniques to biological questions
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##Appreciation that the pursuit of science can be exciting and fulfilling
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### Organize, transform, and analyze raw data
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##Confidence in oneself as a College-Trained Biologist
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### Construct and interpret scientific figures, graphs, and plots
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##Appreciation for the diversity of living things and the diversity of approaches used to study them
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### Analyze data using statistical methods
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##Appreciation for the impact of biological science on the environment and society
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# Perspectives
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## Appreciation that learning changes "how one thinks" as well as "what one knows"
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## Appreciation for self-motivated, curiosity-driven learning
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## Ability to approach novel problems with flexibility, creativity, and confidence
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## Appreciation for the interconnectedness of knowledge
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## Appreciation that the pursuit of science can be exciting and fulfilling
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## Confidence in oneself as a College-Trained Biologist
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## Appreciation for the diversity of living things and the diversity of approaches used to study them
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## Appreciation for the impact of biological science on the environment and society
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## Recognition of the importance of ethics in science
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## Appreciation of science as a human endeavor

Latest revision as of 23:52, 18 November 2015

  1. Skills
    1. Ability to observe and describe nature accurately
      1. Develop data collection strategies
      2. Use standard assays and techniques
      3. Be familiar with standard instrumentation
    2. Ability to find, evaluate, and appropriately utilize diverse information resources
      1. Assess the reliability of information resources
      2. Navigate and use the Primary Literature
    3. Ability to construct logical arguments in biology
      1. Reason across hierarchical scales of organization (physical, chemical, biological, ecological)
      2. Generate and state testable hypotheses
      3. Develop and elaborate models
    4. Ability to critique logical arguments in biology
      1. Design experiments to test hypotheses
      2. Recognize possible outcomes and assess the probability of occurrences
      3. Collect, organize, and analyze relevant data
      4. Draw conclusions and evaluate their relative quality
    5. Ability to communicate ideas and arguments effectively both orally, graphically, and in writing
    6. Ability to work effectively in a team
    7. Ability to apply problem-solving to learning
      1. Develop strategies for identifying deficits in knowledge
      2. Acquire information gathering and study skills
      3. Self-assess progress in learning
    8. Ability to apply quantitative reasoning and computational techniques to biological questions
      1. Organize, transform, and analyze raw data
      2. Construct and interpret scientific figures, graphs, and plots
      3. Analyze data using statistical methods
  2. Perspectives
    1. Appreciation that learning changes "how one thinks" as well as "what one knows"
    2. Appreciation for self-motivated, curiosity-driven learning
    3. Ability to approach novel problems with flexibility, creativity, and confidence
    4. Appreciation for the interconnectedness of knowledge
    5. Appreciation that the pursuit of science can be exciting and fulfilling
    6. Confidence in oneself as a College-Trained Biologist
    7. Appreciation for the diversity of living things and the diversity of approaches used to study them
    8. Appreciation for the impact of biological science on the environment and society
    9. Recognition of the importance of ethics in science
    10. Appreciation of science as a human endeavor
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