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Teaching Principles Students How to Assess the State of the Economy part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Principles of economics students are asked to collect and analyze data on a few macro economic aggregates to give them a first taste of empirical work.

Subject: Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Quantitative Reasoning, Communication Skills:Writing, Communication Skills

Empirical Economics Research Proposal part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks students to propose an original research question and identify data that could be used to answer that question.

Subject: Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Quantitative Reasoning

Analyzing the Last Five Years of the US Economy for an Intermediate Macro Course part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Intermediate students are asked to analyze data on the components of consumption and investment expenditures and explanatory variables based on textbook models of each. Students look for rough correlations between the explanatory and dependent variables.

Subject: Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Quantitative Reasoning

Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.

Subject: Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Quantitative Reasoning

Science of Post 2012 Global Climate Change Treaty part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This project examines the role of science in political and economic decision of a selected country so as to project what the selected country's position might be in 2012 Global Climate Change Conference.

New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Quantitative Reasoning

Mystery in Alaska: A Study of the 2000 Fishing Ban part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Solving Mystery in Alaska and investigating the role of science in July 2000 Alaska fishing ban with the intention to protect Steller sea lions.

New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Quantitative Reasoning

The Anatomy of a Rate Law part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment teaches geochemistry students to explain the mathematical forms of rate laws, and organize paragraphs in their writing assignments properly.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Reaction Kinetics/Rates, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Quantitative Reasoning, Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing

Depositional Environments of the Jordan Formation, Winona, MN part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Course Design:Course Design Activities
This project involves a field trip to the Jordan Formation in Winona, MN. Student teams are assigned a section of the outcrop from which they are to determine a stratigraphic column. The class then performs a ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Pedagogic MethodsOtherCooperative Learning, Group Work, Communication Skills:Writing

Intro to Environmental Geology Writing Assignment part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Student Learning: Observing and Assessing:Activities with Rubrics
Students in an introductory environmental geology class research the Dust Bowl, analyze information and data and develop a written argument.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Evolution of climate and atmosphere, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Air Quality:Dust and Particulates, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality:Dust and Particulates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing

Holistic Rubric part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing
Portland State University has developed a broader, more holistic rubric than some of the other examples. Designed to assess portfolios, rather than QW assignments per se, it does include references to elements of ...

New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing



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