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
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