volume 29, issue 8, P799-829 2019
DOI: 10.1080/10511970.2018.1489318
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Abstract: Despite widespread calls for the incorporation of mathematical modeling into the undergraduate biology curriculum, there is lack of a common understanding around the definition of modeling, which inhibits progress. In this paper, we extend the "Rule-of-Four," initially used in calculus reform efforts, to a "Rule-of-Five" framework for models and modeling that is inclusive of varying disciplinary definitions of each. This unifying framework allows us to both build on strengths that each discipline and its stude…

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