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2008 NNN Annual Meeting

Program for Thursday, May 15
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Ivey Science Center.
The Ivey Science Center is #9 on this map of the Colby-Sawyer campus.
Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the building.


8:30-9:15 Breakfast for Board Members, The Inn at Pleasant Lake

9:30-11:30 NNN Board Meeting, all NNN members are welcome

noon-1:00 Lunch (on own at local eateries)

1:15-1:50 Workshop: Wikipedia Entry on "Numeracy"

2:00-5:00 Individual Presentations

  • 2:00-2:55 Milo Schield, Augsburg College
    The Keck Statistical Literacy Project's template to evaluate numbers in news articles
  • 3:00-3:25 Nathan Grawe, Carleton College
    Grant-writing in support of QL programs
  • 3:30-3:55 Glenn Sproul, Johnson State College
    Developing a QR program: getting from hostility to acceptance and faculty buy-in
  • 4:00-4:25 Daniel Coyle, LexisNexis
    LexisNexis Statistical DataSets: a teaching tool that aggregates 120 databases in one user-friendly interface
  • 4:30-5:00 Eric Gaze, Alfred University
    What numeracy can learn from the major theories and movements of literacy

Writing with Numbers Workshop


6:00-7:15 "Writing with Numbers Workshop" Reception and Dinner

7:15-7:30 Welcoming Remarks

7:30-8:30 Opening Plenary
Mya Poe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Keynote Address

8:30-9:00 Discussion