Education and Biomimetics
Omer, K, Jacobs, S, Cottenie, K, Bettger, W, Dawson, J & Graether, Steffen, Murrant, Coral, Zettel, John, Newton, Genevieve. (2022). Evaluating and Improving the Formative Use of Student Evaluation of Teaching. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. (In Press)
Porter, E, Beltran, M & Jacobs S. (2022). Curricular nature-based learning in higher education to support mental and environmental health. Health Sciences Inquiry. (In Press)
Jacobs, S., & Wanieck, K. (2022). Biom*: on becoming a teachable discipline (invited). In Biomimicry for Materials, Design and Habitats: Innovations and Applications.
Bingham, B, Coulter, C, Cottenie, K & Jacobs, S. (2021). A metacognitive instructional guide to support effective studying strategies. Canadian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 12(1), 5. https://doi.org/10.5206/cjsotl-rcacea.2021.1.8318
Jacobs, S, * Mishra, C, * Doherty, E, * Nelson, J, * Duncan, E & Fraser, E.D.G., Hodgins, K., Mactaggart, W., Gillis, D. (2021). Transdisciplinary, community-engaged pedagogy for undergraduate and graduate student engagement in challenging times. International Journal of Higher Education, 10(7), 84-95.
Robertson, L, * Porter, E, Smith, M & Jacobs, S. (2021). Evidence-based course modification to support learner-centered and student-driven teaching in a global pandemic. International Journal of Higher Education, 10(7), 96-109.
Bingham, B, * Rea, V, Robertson, L, Smith, M & Jacobs, S. (2021). Frequency, topic, and preferences: Tracking student engagement with several modalities of instructor-student contact in a first-year course. FEBS Open Bio, 12, 12-23. https://doi.org/10.1002/2211-5463.13315
Wanieck, K., Ritzinger, D., Zollfrank, C., & Jacobs, S. (2020). Biomimetics: Teaching the tools of the trade. FEBS Open Bio., doi: 10.1002/2211-5463.12963
Jacobs, S., Loring, P., & Gillis, D. (2020). The university remains open for instruction, but closed for most other services. Canadian Science Policy Centre, 1 (1), 26-28.
Sigal, M., & Jacobs, S. (2019). Providing Scaffolding: An applied analysis on the efficacy of 4U and university level preparatory STEM courses. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. 10 (10)., doi: doi.org/10.5206/cjsotl-rcacea.2019.1.799622.
Chirazi, J., Wanieck, K., Fayemi, P., Zollfrank, C., & Jacobs, S. (2019). What do we learn from good practices of Biologically-inspired Design in innovation? Applied Biosciences and Bioengineering, 9, 650.
Newton, G., Poung, K., & Laila, A. (2019). Perception of Biology Instructors on Using Student Evaluations to Inform Their Teaching. International Journal of Higher Education, 8 (1), 133, doi: 10.5430/ijhe.v8n1p133.
Hobbins*, J., Eisenbach, M., Ritchie, K., & Jacobs, S. (2018). "Investigating the Relationship Between Residence Learning Community Participation and Student Academic Outcomes," Canadian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 9(2):7.
Manley*, B., Elliot, S., & Jacobs, S. (2017). Expedition Cruising in the Canadian Arctic: Visitor Motives and the Influence of Education Programming on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviours. Resources, 6 (3), 1-20.
Wanieck*, K., Fayemi, P., Zollfrank, C., & Jacobs, S. R. (2017). Tools to support and facilitate biomimetics. Bioinspired, biomimetic, and nanobiomaterials, 6 (2), 53-66.
Cash-Barlow*, C., Letargo*, J., Graether, S., & Jacobs, S. (2017). An analysis of the perceptions and resources of large university classes. CBE Life Sciences Education, 16 (33), 1-12.
Gillis, D., Nelson*, J., Driscoll*, B., Hodgins, K., Fraser, E., Jacobs, S. (2017). Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Research and Education in Canada: A Review and Suggested Framework. Collected Essays in Learning and Teaching, 10, 203-222.
Hoeller, N., Farnsworth, M., Jacobs, S., Chirazi, J., Salustri, F., et al. (2016). A Systems View of Bioinspiration: Bridging the Gaps. INSIGHT, 19 (1), 36-40.
Hobbins*, J., Eisenbach, M., Jacobs, S., & Ritchie, K. (2016). Residence learning communities at Canadian comprehensive institutions. Teaching and Learning Innovations Journal, 18.
Jacobs, S., Bender, S., & McAdam, A. (2015). The Dandelion Outreach Program: Learning through inquiry-based community engagement. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 8, 4, doi: 10.1186/s12052-015-0033-8.
Landry*, A., Jacobs, S. R., & Newton, G. (2015). Use of Peer Assessment in a Graduate Level Writing Assignment. International Journal of Higher Education, 4 (1), 38-51.
Jacobs, S. (2015). Reversing the process of learning. Teaching and Learning Innovations Journal, 17.
Jacobs, S. (2014). Biomimetics: a simple foundation will lead to new insight about process. International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, 9 (2), 83-94.
Jacobs, S., Nichols*, E., & Helms, M. (2014). Where are we now and where are we going? The BioM Innovation Database. Journal of Mechanical Design, 136., doi: 10.1115/1.4028171.
Dolson, S., Loewen, E., Jones, K., Jacobs, S., Solis, A., Hallwachs, W., Janzen, D.H., and Smith, M.A. (2021). Diversity and phylogenetic community structure across elevation during climate change in a family of hyperdiverse neotropical beetles (Staphylinidae). Ecography, 44, 740-752
Ammendolia, J., Saturno, J., Brooks, A., Jacobs, S., & Jambeck, J. (2020). An emerging source of plastic pollution: Environmental presence of plastic personal protective equipment (PPE) debris related to COVID-19 in a metropolitan city. Environmental Pollution, 269 116160, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.116160.
Collins, S., Hatch, S., Elliott, K., & Jacobs, S. (2019). Investigating neophobia as a behavioural syndrome to measure mate choice and reproductive success in Rissa tridactyla. Animal Behaviour, 154, 67-74.
Cunningham*, J., Elliott, K., Hatch, S., Cottenie, K., & Jacobs, S. R. (2018). "Rhinoceros auklets (Cerorhinca monocerata) as samplers of forage fish in the Gulf of Alaska," Marine Ecology Progress Series, 605: 225-240.
Gibson*, D., Adamowicz, S., Jacobs, S., & Smith, A. (2018). "Patterns of host specificity: The aphids of Churchill, Manitoba," Environmental Entomology, 47: 77-86.
Braune, B., Jacobs, S. R., & Gaston, A. (2018). "Variation in organochlorine and mercury levels in first and replacement eggs of a single-egg clutch breeder, the thick-billed murre, at a breeding colony in the Canadian Arctic," The Science of the Total Environment, 610, 462-468.
Cunningham*, J., Le Vaillant, M., Gaston, A., Roper-Coudert, Y., Kato, A., Jacobs, S., Elliott, K. (2017). Reduced activity during middle-age for thick-billed murres (Urialomvia): evidence for age-related trends in fine-scale foraging behaviour. Animal Behaviour, 126, 271-280.
Jacobs, S., Elliott, K. H., & Gaston, T. (2013). Parents are a drag: long lived birds share costs with their offspring. PLoS ONE, 8:e54594.
Jacobs, S., Elliott, K. H., Gaston, A. J., Guigueno, M. F., Redman, P., J. R. Speakman, and J.M. Weber (2012). Determining seabird body condition using non-lethal measures. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 85, 85-95, doi: 85:85-95.
Jacobs, S., Edwards, D., Ringrose, J., Elliott, K. H., Weber, J. M., Gaston, A.J. (2011). Changes in body composition during breeding: Reproductive strategies of three seabird species under poor environmental condition. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 158, 77-82, doi: B 158:77-82.
Jacobs, S., Elliott, K. H., Gaston, A. J., & Weber, J. M. (2009). Fatty acid signatures of female Brunnich's guillemots suggests reliance on local prey for replacement egg production. Journal of Avian Biology, 40, 327-336.
Elliott, K. H., Jacobs, S., Ringrose, J., Gaston, A. J., & Davoren, G. K. (2008). Is mass loss in Brunnich's guillemots Uria Iomvia an adaptation for improved flight performance or improved diver performance? Journal of Avian Biology, 39, 619-628, doi: 39:619-628.
Terhune, J. M., Hoover, C. L., & Jacobs, S. R. (2002). Potential detection ranges of underwater acoustic harassment devices in the Bay of Fundy. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 33 (2), 176-183.
Jacobs, S. & Terhune, J. M. (2002). The effectiveness of acoustic harassment devices: seal reaction studies and noise exposure model in the Bay of Fundy, Canada. Aquatic Mammals, 28 (2), 147-158.
Jacobs, S. & Terhune, J. M. (2000). Harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) numbers along the New Brunswick coast of the Bay of Fundy in autumn in relation to aquaculture. Northeastern Naturalist, 7, 289-296.