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2013 Annual MeetingThe 2013 Annual Meeting will be held in San Diego, CA, Thursday, October 31st through Saturday, November 2nd. The meeting will take place at the Westin, Gaslamp Quarter, in conjunction with Project Kaleidoscope of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Posted: May 5 2013
Hamilton College invites applications for the Director of its Center for Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning -- overseeing the Center, managing QR tutoring, teaching one QR course each year, and conducting faculty workshops.
Posted: Feb 26 2013
The inaugural 2012 Steen Award for the best article in Numeracy, goes to Annamaria Lusardi, Professor of Economics and Accountancy at the George Washington University School of Business, for her article, "Numeracy, Financial Literacy, and Financial Decision-Making," Vol. 5, Issue 1, January 2012.
Posted: Oct 4 2011
The NSF has awarded $600,000 over 3 years for "Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education (NICHE): A Project of the CUNY Quantitative Reasoning Alliance." NICHE will foster the infusion of QR instruction and assessment into undergraduate courses in several disciplines and lead to the development of an online course to be housed at SERC.
Next Generation STEM Learning: Investigate, Innovate, Inspire
November 8-10, 2012, Kansas City, MO
The NNN partnered with Project Kaleidoscope and the Association of American College and Universities for this conference on pedagogy in STEM, including quantitative literacy. Check out the conference website for details.
2012 Annual Meeting
October 12-14, New York City
This year's conference drew over 100 NNN members to explore the worlds of journalism, finance, business, and citizenship. The conference opened on Friday night with a dinner at Lehman College in the Bronx. Andy Serwer, Managing Editor of Fortune Magazine, delivered the keynote address at the dinner. The conference continued on Saturday at CUNY's Macaulay Honors College in Manhattan with 32 concurrent sessions offered throughout the day: 28 half-hour presentations and 4 longer panels.
For more details about the meeting, see Annual Meeting 2012 Press Release (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 18kB Oct25 12).
Powerpoint slides from the meeting are available here: QL at Work: Navigating the Worlds of Journalism, Finance, Business, and Citizenship
2011 Annual Meeting
October 14-16, Asheville, NC
The 2011 NNN conference and board meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza Resort in conjunction with the Appalachian College Association (ACA) Summit. NNN President Emeritus Bernie Madison delivered the Summit's plenary address. Several others from the NNN's board and membership presented in conference talks (Microsoft Word 49kB Sep7 11) on quantitative literacy on Friday and Saturday. The NNN's Annual Board Meeting was held Sunday morning.
2010 Annual Meeting
October 8-10, Carleton College
The Board Meeting immediately proceeded the 2010 QuIRK-PKAL Workshop
April 30-May 1, University of Washington, Bothell prior to the 2009 NNN Annual Meeting
2008 Annual Meeting
May 15-17, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH
- NNN Annual Meeting, May 15.
- Writing With Numbers Workshop, May 15-16.
- North East Consortium on Quantitative Literacy, May 17.
July 31-August 2, 2008, Madison, WI
- The Role of QL Centers in Supporting Students and Faculty, July 31, 9 a.m.
- Math Matters: Numerate Approaches to Everyday Issues, August 2, 9 a.m.
2008 QR Assessment Workshop
October 10-12, Carleton College, Northfield, MN