# Discussion Groups and Activities

Below you will find the assignments for the different peer review groups along with links to the activities that each group is responsible for discussing.

### Group One

Judith Moran, Mathematics/QL, Trinity College

Alexander Nunes, Development of technical education materials, EMC Corporation

William Thomas, Colby-Sawyer College Understanding Titrations using Microsoft Excel

David Gray, Mathematics, New England College - Descriptive Statistics Project

### Group Two

Bernard Madison, Mathematics, University of Arkansas - Economic argument about increasing fuel efficiency

Caren Diefenderfer, Mathematics, Hollins University - Two Views of a Tax Cut

Joseph Carroll, Colby-Sawyer College - Calculating Divorce Rates

Don Small, Mathematics, West Point

### Group Three

Neil Lutsky, Carleton College - Introducing Introductory Psychology Students to Quantitative Analysis

Lynn Garrioch, Psychology, Colby-Sawyer College - Becoming a Psychology Scholar

Charlotte Gregory, Trinity College - Statistical Graphs: Aids Cases and Deaths by Year and Historical Poverty in the US

Paola Giacch, Statistics, Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, Rome - How to Teach to be Statistically Literate

### Group Four

Nathan Grawe, Carleton College - Data Rich Economic Policy Brief

Shari Goldberg, Nursing, Colby-Sawyer College - What makes your community distinctive?

Don Read, Computer Applications and Programming, Bronx Community College Speculation about statistical distribution of seabird carcasses

Kay Yeagley, Computer Technology, Newport Middle High School - Rainfall and Elevation: A Charting and Critical Thinking Exercise

### Group Five

Semra Kilic-Bahi, Mathematics, Colby-Sawyer College - Two Decision Making Methods: Rating and Cut-off Method

Andrew Cahoon, Physics, Colby-Sawyer College - Luck or Randomness in Sports?

Len Vacher, Geology, University of South Florida Writing About Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum

### Group Six

Corrine Taylor, Wellesley College - Understanding Exponential Growth in the Context of Population Models, Final Quantitative Reasoning Project: Planning a Sesquicentennial Celebration

Paula Lackey, Academic Computing Coordinator, Carleton College ITS

Reed Fisher, Business and Economics, Johnson State College

Mya Poe, Writing Program, MIT - Storyboarding with Data: Using Quantitative Reading Skills to Teach Scientific Writing

### Group Seven

Glenn Sproul, Mathematics, Johnson State College - Finding the best water line: the least squares method in action

Stuart Boersma, Mathematics, Central Washington University - Accuracy and Apparent Accuracy in Medical Testing

Matthew Isom, Mathematics, Arizona State University

### Group Eight

Eric Gaze, Mathematics and Education, Alfred University - Age Dependency Ratios: Numbers in Context

Nick Baer, Biology/Ecolgy, Colby-Sawyer College - The Science of Sugaring

Caren Baldwin-DiMeo, Writing Lab Coordinator, Colby-Sawyer College - Class in America

Heather Tompkins, Library/Humanities, Carleton College