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Eric Gaze, Bowdoin College

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egaze@bowdoin.edu
Eric Gaze directs the Quantitative Reasoning (QR) program at Bowdoin College, he is a past chair of SIGMAA-QL (2010-12), a board member of the NNN (2010-13), and NNN Vice-President (2012-13). He writes a column, Ratiocination, for the NNN website: [link http://serc.carleton.edu/nnn/columns.html ]. Eric has given talks and led workshops on the topics of QR Across the Curriculum, Creating a QR Entry Point Course, Writing with Numbers, QR Assessment, and Running a QR Program; and served on review teams of QR programs. Eric is the Principal Investigator for a NSF TUES Type I grant (2012-13), Quantitative Literacy and Reasoning Assessment (QLRA) DUE 1140562. This collaborative project builds on Bowdoin College's QR instrument which is used for advising purposes and is available to interested schools. Prior to coming to Bowdoin, Eric led the development of a Masters in Numeracy program for K-12 teachers at Alfred University as an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Education. He has given talks and led workshops on developing such an MS program and Infusing Numeracy Across the K-12 Curriculum.