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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 construct logical arguments in biology
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###Design experiments to test hypotheses
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### Generate and state testable hypotheses
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###Recognize possible outcomes and assess the probability of occurrences
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### Develop and elaborate models
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###Collect, organize, and analyze relevant data
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## Ability to critique logical arguments in biology
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###Draw conclusions and evaluate their relative quality
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### Design experiments to test hypotheses
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##Ability to communicate ideas and arguments effectively both orally and in writing
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### Recognize possible outcomes and assess the probability of occurrences
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##Ability to work effectively in a team
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### Collect, organize, and analyze relevant data
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##Ability to apply problem-solving to learning
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### Draw conclusions and evaluate their relative quality
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###Develop strategies for identifying deficits in knowledge
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## Ability to communicate ideas and arguments effectively both orally and in writing
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###Acquire information gathering and study skills
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## Ability to work effectively in a team
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###Self-assess progress in learning
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## Ability to apply problem-solving to learning
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##Ability to apply quantitative reasoning to biological questions
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### Develop strategies for identifying deficits in knowledge
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###Construct and interpret graphs and plots
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### Acquire information gathering and study skills
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###Analyze data using statistical methods
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### Self-assess progress in learning
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#Perspectives
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## Ability to apply quantitative reasoning and computational techniques to biological questions
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##Appreciation that learning changes "how one thinks" as well as "what one knows"
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### Organize, transform, and analyze raw data
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##Appreciation for self-motivated, curiosity-driven learning
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### Construct and interpret figures, graphs, and plots
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##Ability to approach novel problems with flexibility, creativity, and confidence
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### Analyze data using statistical methods
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##Appreciation for the interconnectedness of knowledge
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# Perspectives
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##Appreciation that the pursuit of science can be exciting and fulfilling
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## Appreciation that learning changes "how one thinks" as well as "what one knows"
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##Confidence in oneself as a College-Trained Biologist
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## Appreciation for self-motivated, curiosity-driven learning
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##Appreciation for the diversity of living things and the diversity of approaches used to study them
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## Ability to approach novel problems with flexibility, creativity, and confidence
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##Appreciation for the impact of biological science on the environment and society
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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

Revision as of 23:29, 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 construct logical arguments in biology
      1. Generate and state testable hypotheses
      2. Develop and elaborate models
    3. 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
    4. Ability to communicate ideas and arguments effectively both orally and in writing
    5. Ability to work effectively in a team
    6. 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
    7. Ability to apply quantitative reasoning and computational techniques to biological questions
      1. Organize, transform, and analyze raw data
      2. Construct and interpret 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
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