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TeachingwithData.org: Pathway to Quantitative Literacy in the Social Sciences
TeachingwithData.org will be a virtual repository of educational materials designed to improve quantitative literacy skills for students in social science courses. Built especially for faculty teaching ...

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 ...

Mathematics Across the Community College Curriculum (MAC^3)
The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), in partnership with Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, WA, Seattle Central Community College in Seattle, WA, and Miami Dade College in Miami, ...

Developing a National Model for a College-level Introductory Sociology Course
Caroline Hodges Persell, New York University Program Website Impetus: In 2001, the elected Council of the American Sociological Association (ASA) launched a Task Force with the goal of creating a curriculum for an ...

MathBench Biology Modules
Project Directors: Kaci Thompson (kaci@umd.edu) and Karen Nelson (kanelson@umd.edu), University of Maryland Program Website Impetus: A readily observed need to enhance the foundation-level quantitative abilities ...

Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education (NICHE)
This project by the City University of New York (CUNY) Quantitative Reasoning Alliance aims to foster the infusion of quantitative reasoning (QR) instruction and assessment into undergraduate courses across the curriculum. This project also presents best practices and case studies of how QR is taught at a number of institutions.