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Computational Neuroscience | Neuroscience and Neurobiology
computational models, neural networks, encoding and decoding, open textbook, undergraduate
In Fall 2019, the Computational Neuroscience class at Bates College collaborated to begin an open textbook. Eight students across three majors collaborated to present the content they were learning to students who were similar to themselves. This project serves both pedagogical and social goals. By writing for fellow students, we leveraged the power of teaching for learning. By bringing together students of diverse academic backgrounds, we leveraged the power of peer instruction. Finally, by writing in the open, students not only brought their best work forward, but are working to contribute to an open knowledge environment that democratizes information. This is version 0.0 of a living document that will be extended and revised over the course of several generations of students.
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Greene, Michelle and Students, NS/PY 357, "Computational Neuroscience" (2019). Open Educational Resources. 1.