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Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World (QRCW)
The ability to reason about issues that mix words and numbers is now an essential competency for US residents. The proliferation of quantitative data and analyses has reached all aspects of life in the US, ...

College Algebra in Context: A Learner-centered Approach Incorporating Data-driven Activities Related to Social Issues
In this project, we developed materials designed for use in a learner-centered, inquiry-intensive, data-driven, activity-oriented college algebra course, incorporating realistic problem situations emphasizing ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Active Learning and Inclusion of Mathematics and Modeling for Biology Undergraduates at Everett Community College
The year long biology majors series offered at Everett Community College is being re-designed. Guided-inquiry, problem-based learning activities and interactive computer simulations with reflective writing ...

The Math You Need, When You Need It
Resources For Students in Introductory Geoscience Eric Baer, Highline Community College, and Jennifer M. Wenner, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Funding provided by NSF Grant Numbers DUE-633755 and DUE-633402 (Dec ...