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Banking on QL
Cinnamon Hillyard, Pete Nye, and Sandeep Krishnamurthy University of Washington Bothell Funding provided by UWB Teaching and Learning Center For More Information Cinnamon Hillyard, chillyard@uwb.edu Summary In ...

Quantitative Inquiry, Reasoning, and Knowledge (QuIRK)
Nathan D. Grawe, Carleton College Funding provided by NSF Grant Number DUE-0717604 and a grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation with prior support from the US Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement ...

NSF Native Cases Project
This project is developing and testing materials relevant to Native American students. The project, based at The Evergreen State College, is a collaboration with two tribal colleges, Northwest Indian College, ...

Enhancing Success in STEM by Building Skills and Intervention
With NSF support, one of our main objectives is to develop a Scientific Literacy course at Morehouse College. This program will identify at-risk students in their freshman year and then provide these students with ...

Improving Quantitative Reasoning and Inquiry-Based Learning in the Undergraduate Biology Curriculum
The goal of this project is to promote intellectual development in undergraduate biology students by increasing the emphasis on quantitative reasoning and inquiry-based activities in the laboratory experience. We ...

Advancing Assessment of Scientific and Quantitative Reasoning
This NSF funded project (DUE 0618599) furthers the development of collegiate scientific and quantitative reasoning assessment tools and procedures. It would seem logical to expect that institutions would use ...

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum (SSAC) (DUE 0442629) was a three-year Phase-2 CCLI project. It had a one-year no-cost extension, and now (5/2009) has a second extension with supplemental funds to support ...

Quantitative Literacy Across the Curriculum in a Liberal Arts Setting
The project's goal is to incorporate Quantitative Literacy (QL) across the curriculum to improve students' abilities to use quantitative information. QL learning materials have been developed throughout ...

Geology of National Parks: Spreadsheets, Quantitative Literacy, and Natural Resources
Geology of National Parks: Spreadsheets, Quantitative Literacy, and Natural Resources (GNP) (DUE 0836566) is a three-year Phase-1 CCLI project that started in January 2009. It is an adaptation of Spreadsheets ...

Preparing Students for Citizenship: Fostering Critical Thinking and Problem-solving Skills through Quantitative Reasoning and Scientific Literacy
Through an integrated science course entitled Global Sustainability: Managing the Earth's Resources, this project prepares students for their roles as active and effective citizens in an industrialized ...

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