Quantitative Skills Assessment In Geoscience Courses
http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/~mwest/quant/index.html

Michael West, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory


This website offers a guide to assessing quantitative aspects of geoscience courses. Information on this site is based on a workshop by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers held July 5-9, 2000. Users can link to pdf files discussing quantitative skills assessment, hints for quantitative teaching and a quantitative skills inventory template. The site also contains references to useful journal articles on this topic.

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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

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Special Interest: Quantitative
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics