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Building the Quantitative Skills of Non-Majors and Majors in Earth and Planetary Science Courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This workshop explored the issue of quantitative skills in introductory geoscience curricula in terms of the needs and perspectives of a variety of institutions. Its aims included spotlighting models ...

Reports from the Curriculum Foundations Project, from workshops conducted by The CUPM subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years (CRAFTY) part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics (CUPM) subcommittee Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years (CRAFTY) has gathered input from partner disciplines through a series of ...

Measuring What Counts: A Conceptual Guide for Mathematics Assessment part of SERC Print Resource Collection
From the Executive Summary: Assessment is a way of measuring what students know and of expressing what students should learn. As the role of mathematics in society has changed, so mathematics ...

Special Issue: Enhancing the Quantitative Skills of Earth Science Students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Issue of Mathematical Geology (now Mathematical Geoscience) devoted to showcasing the results of the March 1998 Southeastern Geological Association of America symposium on the same topic, including ...

The Third R in Literacy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The authors make the case for incorporating mathematics into the definition of literacy, based on the pervasiveness of quantitative information and the necessity of acting on it. They provide a ...

Thinking Quantitatively about Science part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract for "Why Numbers Count": The computer-driven age is here. Those who are not quantitatively literate may find themselves in a new underclass. To be effective, education today must ...

Why Numbers Count: Quantitative Literacy for Tomorrow's America part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: The computer-driven age is here. Those who are not quantitatively literate may find themselves in a new underclass. To be effective, education today must be based on relevant, real-world ...

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book is a classic outline of how complex information can be presented through graphics, charts, and diagrams. Not only does the book show how to display numeric data graphically, it shows how to ...

A Math Paradox: The Widening Gap Between High School and College Math part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Dr. Ganem points out the increasing gap between the mathematical skills of incoming first-year college students and the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in college science and math courses ...

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